Suriname: Trade balance, percent of GDP

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 Suriname

Trade balance as percent of GDP

 Latest value 14.13
 Year 2010
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2010
 Average 6.66
 Min - Max 0.33 - 14.13
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Suriname from 2006 to 2010. The average value for Suriname during that period was 6.66 percent with a minimum of 0.33 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 14.13 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2010 is 14.13 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 169 countries is -4.36 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The trade balance for Suriname 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).

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 Terms of trade 133.36 2021 percent
 Trade openness 90.96 2010 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 52.55 2010 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 2.30 2010 billion U.S. dollars
 Imports, percent of GDP 38.41 2010 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 1.68 2010 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP -0.26 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars -0.01 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 5.91 2021 percent
 Current account, in dollars 0.15 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 14.13 2010 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 0.33 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 1.19 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 4.09 2022 percent
 Remittances 148.17 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -77.60 2023 million USD
 External debt 125.57 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 9.20 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 32.03 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 1.11 9/2023 billion
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