Bangladesh: Trade balance, in dollars

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 Bangladesh

Trade balance, billion USD

 Latest value -14.29
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1976 - 2023
 Average -6.60
 Min - Max -36.01 - -0.48
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bangladesh from 1976 to 2023. The average value for Bangladesh during that period was -6.6 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -36.01 billion U.S. dollars in 2021 and a maximum of -0.48 billion U.S. dollars in 1976. The latest value from 2023 is -14.29 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 112 countries is 6.39 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bangladesh - Trade balance, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Bangladesh - Trade balance, in dollars - historical chart - 1976-2023




Definition: Net trade in goods and services is derived by offsetting imports of goods and services against exports of goods and services. Exports and imports of goods and services comprise all transactions involving a change of ownership of goods and services between residents of one country and the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Terms of trade 82.86 2021 percent
 Trade openness 33.77 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 12.88 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 57.55 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 29.39 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 20.90 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 77.97 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 0.36 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 1.63 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -133.82 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -1.50 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars 4.39 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -8.02 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -14.29 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 33.75 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 4.67 2022 percent
 Remittances 21,503.99 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -1,532.22 2023 million USD
 External debt 20.28 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 19.10 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 54.91 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 26.91 9/2023 billion
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