Balance of trade in goods and services reached -2.51 SCR bil in 2017 in Seychelles, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 22.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, balance of trade in goods and services in Seychelles reached an all time high of 0.090 SCR bil in 2003 and an all time low of -2.74 SCR bil in 2014. When compared to Seychelles's main peers, balance of trade in goods and services in Comoros amounted to -78.8 KMF bil, -1,296 MGA bil in Madagascar, -0.830 MVR bil in Maldives and -59.5 MUR bil in Mauritius in 2017.
Seychelles has been ranked 82nd within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of balance of trade in goods and services, 13 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The external balance of trade in goods and services (formerly the resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously non-factor services).
|Balance of Trade In Goods and Services (Local Currency)||Unit||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|South Africa||ZAR bil||24.5||-47.2||-81.4||-57.0||-52.2|
|Sri Lanka||SKR bil||-952||-1,036||-827||-836||-825|