Exports (As % of GDP) fell to 0.186% in Cameroon in 2017

Exports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Cameroon | May 17, 2019
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Exports as a share of GDP reached 0.186 % in 2017 in Cameroon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.41 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, exports as a share of GDP in Cameroon reached an all time high of 0.335 % in 1984 and an all time low of 0.139 % in 1993. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, exports as a share of GDP in Central African Republic amounted to 0.125 %, 0.342 % in Chad, 0.505 % in Gabon and 0.132 % in Nigeria in 2017.

Cameroon has been ranked 140th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of exports as a share of GDP, 20 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services sold to the rest of the world.

Exports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 0.607% 0.559% 0.507% 0.447% 0.298%
Benin % 0.212% 0.230% 0.273% 0.313% 0.244%
Cameroon % 0.259% 0.261% 0.256% 0.249% 0.223%
Central African Republic % 0.115% 0.116% 0.145% 0.130% 0.126%
Chad % 0.389% 0.385% 0.336% 0.342% 0.300%
Congo % 0.873% 0.838% 0.765% 0.730% 0.693%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.395% 0.308% 0.364% 0.368% 0.277%
Equatorial Guinea % 0.751% 0.719% 0.677% 0.660% 0.567%
Gabon % 0.617% 0.610% 0.574% 0.445% 0.460%
Niger % 0.209% 0.219% 0.226% 0.210% 0.183%
Nigeria % 0.316% 0.315% 0.180% 0.184% 0.107%
Sudan % 0.176% 0.092% 0.088% 0.081% 0.082%