Balance of trade in goods and services reached -0.992 BSD bil in 2017 in Bahamas, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 348 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, balance of trade in goods and services in Bahamas reached an all time high of 0.184 BSD bil in 2002 and an all time low of -1.36 BSD bil in 2011. When compared to Bahamas's main peers, balance of trade in goods and services in Cuba amounted to 2.77 CUP bil, -118 DOP bil in Dominican Republic, -208 HTG bil in Haiti and -578 UYU bil in USA in 2017.
Bahamas has been ranked 75th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of balance of trade in goods and services, 1 places above 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|
|Dominican Republic||DOP bil||-235||-220||-166||-151||-152|
|Puerto Rico||USD bil||19.6||11.8||17.3||19.7||26.4|