Sri Lanka Trade Balance 1960-2022

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Sri Lanka trade balance for 2021 was $-6.39B, a 22.85% increase from 2020.
  • Sri Lanka trade balance for 2020 was $-5.20B, a 1.19% increase from 2019.
  • Sri Lanka trade balance for 2019 was $-5.14B, a 21.3% decline from 2018.
  • Sri Lanka trade balance for 2018 was $-6.54B, a 3.49% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Indonesia $32.01B
Angola $16.56B
Zambia $3.94B
Myanmar $2.27B
Ghana $1.07B
Sudan $0.13B
Mongolia $-0.07B
Micronesia $-0.19B
Cabo Verde $-0.65B
Cambodia $-0.81B
Cameroon $-0.84B
Bolivia $-1.36B
Nicaragua $-1.76B
Ukraine $-2.25B
Kyrgyz Republic $-2.54B
Georgia $-2.91B
Kosovo $-2.94B
Moldova $-3.74B
Tunisia $-4.34B
Sri Lanka $-6.39B
Honduras $-6.68B
West Bank and Gaza $-7.06B
El Salvador $-7.26B
Kenya $-10.52B
Uzbekistan $-11.36B
Morocco $-12.57B
Bangladesh $-26.63B
Pakistan $-34.47B
Egypt $-37.09B
Philippines $-47.36B
India $-65.05B
Sri Lanka Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $-6.39B -7.57%
2020 $-5.20B -6.43%
2019 $-5.14B -6.13%
2018 $-6.54B -7.43%
2017 $-6.32B -7.22%
2016 $-6.01B -7.29%
2015 $-6.07B -7.53%
2014 $-6.41B -8.07%
2013 $-6.40B -8.62%
2012 $-8.12B -11.86%
2011 $-8.61B -13.19%
2010 $-4.12B -7.26%
2009 $-2.73B -6.49%
2008 $-5.57B -13.69%
2007 $-3.36B -10.38%
2006 $-3.11B -11.00%
2005 $-2.18B -8.93%
2004 $-1.82B -8.82%
2003 $-1.14B -6.03%
2002 $-1.08B -6.51%
2001 $-0.98B -6.24%
2000 $-1.73B -10.61%
1999 $-1.22B -7.78%
1998 $-0.95B -6.01%
1997 $-1.07B -7.06%
1996 $-1.24B -8.93%
1995 $-1.36B -10.44%
1994 $-1.38B -11.81%
1993 $-0.99B -9.55%
1992 $-0.90B -9.26%
1991 $-0.91B -10.11%
1990 $-0.63B -7.88%
1989 $-0.66B -9.50%
1988 $-0.75B -10.76%
1987 $-0.70B -10.50%
1986 $-0.74B -11.61%
1985 $-0.71B -11.95%
1984 $-0.36B -5.94%
1983 $-0.78B -15.10%
1982 $-0.90B -18.90%
1981 $-0.71B -16.08%
1980 $-0.91B -22.58%
1979 $-0.41B -12.04%
1978 $-0.13B -4.77%
1977 $0.15B 3.66%
1976 $-0.08B -2.33%
1975 $-0.28B -7.47%
1974 $-0.27B -7.47%
1973 $-0.03B -1.21%
1972 $-0.04B -1.57%
1971 $-0.05B -2.00%
1970 $-0.07B -3.15%
1969 $-0.12B -6.22%
1968 $-0.05B -2.97%
1967 $-0.05B -2.84%
1966 $-0.06B -3.48%
1965 $0.01B 0.41%
1964 $-0.03B -2.11%
1963 $-0.02B -1.74%
1962 $-0.02B -1.41%
1961 $-0.01B -0.95%
1960 $-0.04B -2.96%