St. Lucia - External balance on goods and services

External balance on goods and services (current US$)

The latest value for External balance on goods and services (current US$) in St. Lucia was ($125,677,000) as of 2016. Over the past 37 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($614,815) in 1983 and ($290,260,000) in 2007.

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). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1979 ($40,111,110)
1980 ($24,003,700)
1981 ($38,225,920)
1982 ($25,548,150)
1983 ($614,815)
1984 ($8,470,370)
1985 ($14,444,440)
1986 ($18,503,700)
1987 ($28,148,150)
1988 ($21,200,000)
1989 ($68,200,000)
1990 ($46,100,000)
1991 ($58,300,000)
1992 ($42,100,000)
1993 ($29,200,000)
1994 ($29,400,000)
1995 ($6,666,667)
1996 ($36,888,890)
1997 ($55,622,220)
1998 ($37,407,410)
1999 ($87,777,780)
2000 ($69,074,070)
2001 ($74,891,850)
2002 ($81,771,340)
2003 ($109,585,200)
2004 ($36,061,890)
2005 ($69,931,740)
2006 ($266,477,900)
2007 ($290,260,000)
2008 ($284,221,800)
2009 ($104,008,400)
2010 ($178,556,100)
2011 ($243,381,900)
2012 ($147,832,400)
2013 ($128,397,600)
2014 ($111,010,000)
2015 ($25,796,520)
2016 ($125,677,000)

External balance on goods and services (current LCU)

The value for External balance on goods and services (current LCU) in St. Lucia was -339,328,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 37 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -1,660,000 in 1983 and a minimum value of -783,702,000 in 2007.

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). Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1979 -108,300,000
1980 -64,810,000
1981 -103,210,000
1982 -68,980,000
1983 -1,660,000
1984 -22,870,000
1985 -39,000,000
1986 -49,960,000
1987 -76,000,000
1988 -57,240,000
1989 -184,140,000
1990 -124,470,000
1991 -157,410,000
1992 -113,670,000
1993 -78,840,000
1994 -79,380,000
1995 -18,000,000
1996 -99,600,000
1997 -150,180,000
1998 -101,000,000
1999 -237,000,000
2000 -186,500,000
2001 -202,208,000
2002 -220,782,600
2003 -295,880,000
2004 -97,367,100
2005 -188,815,700
2006 -719,490,400
2007 -783,702,000
2008 -767,398,800
2009 -280,822,700
2010 -482,101,600
2011 -657,131,200
2012 -399,147,400
2013 -346,673,400
2014 -299,727,000
2015 -69,650,600
2016 -339,328,000

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was -7.539 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 37 years was -0.312 in 1983, while its lowest value was -32.365 in 1979.

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).

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1979 -32.365
1980 -16.403
1981 -22.758
1982 -13.980
1983 -0.312
1984 -3.892
1985 -5.987
1986 -6.387
1987 -8.796
1988 -5.784
1989 -16.413
1990 -9.526
1991 -11.348
1992 -7.426
1993 -5.079
1994 -4.900
1995 -1.041
1996 -5.571
1997 -8.217
1998 -5.072
1999 -11.313
2000 -8.809
2001 -10.069
2002 -10.927
2003 -13.302
2004 -4.038
2005 -7.352
2006 -23.495
2007 -22.721
2008 -22.166
2009 -8.235
2010 -12.920
2011 -16.929
2012 -10.289
2013 -8.618
2014 -7.153
2015 -1.564
2016 -7.539

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts