* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Macao: Trade balance as percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Macao from 1982 to 2017. The average value for Macao during that period was 29.87 percent with a minumum of 10.85 percent in 1983 and a maximum of 60.24 percent in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The trade balance for Macao and other countries is calculated as the difference between the exports and imports of goods and services, as percent of GDP. A positive number means trade surplus and a negative number means trade deficit.
Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).