Nicaragua: Trade balance, in dollars

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 Nicaragua

Trade balance, billion USD

 Latest value -2.27
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1977 - 2023
 Average -1.07
 Min - Max -2.37 - 0.16
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1977 to 2023. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was -1.07 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -2.37 billion U.S. dollars in 2008 and a maximum of 0.16 billion U.S. dollars in 1979. The latest value from 2023 is -2.27 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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Nicaragua - Trade balance, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Trade balance, in dollars - historical chart - 1977-2023




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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 Growth of exports 8.56 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 65.40 2022 percent
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 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 8.26 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 1.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -1.38 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars 1.38 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -15.62 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -2.27 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 4.40 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 20.59 2022 percent
 Remittances 3,227.20 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -1,107.78 2023 million USD
 External debt 102.23 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 7.69 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 25.96 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 5.16 9/2023 billion
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