Exports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.379% in Libya in 2017

Exports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Libya | May 17, 2019
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Exports as a share of GDP reached 0.379 % in 2017 in Libya, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 45.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, exports as a share of GDP in Libya reached an all time high of 0.746 % in 2012 and an all time low of 0.194 % in 1998. When compared to Libya's main peers, exports as a share of GDP in Algeria amounted to 0.226 %, 0.342 % in Chad, 0.158 % in Egypt and 0.435 % in Tunisia in 2017.

Libya has been ranked 72nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of exports as a share of GDP, 51 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
Algeria % 0.388% 0.369% 0.332% 0.302% 0.232%
Cameroon % 0.259% 0.261% 0.256% 0.249% 0.223%
Chad % 0.389% 0.385% 0.336% 0.342% 0.300%
Egypt % 0.206% 0.164% 0.170% 0.142% 0.132%
Israel % 0.360% 0.360% 0.337% 0.324% 0.313%
Italy % 0.270% 0.286% 0.289% 0.293% 0.299%
Libya % 0.548% 0.746% 0.704% 0.470% 0.400%
Malta % 1.60% 1.65% 1.57% 1.49% 1.40%
Morocco % 0.347% 0.349% 0.328% 0.346% 0.348%
Niger % 0.209% 0.219% 0.226% 0.210% 0.183%
Nigeria % 0.316% 0.315% 0.180% 0.184% 0.107%
Saudi Arabia % 0.560% 0.543% 0.519% 0.469% 0.333%
Spain % 0.289% 0.307% 0.322% 0.327% 0.329%
Sudan % 0.176% 0.092% 0.088% 0.081% 0.082%
Tunisia % 0.485% 0.485% 0.470% 0.449% 0.401%