Exports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.689% in Suriname in 2017

Exports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Suriname | December 2, 2019
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Exports as a share of GDP reached 0.689 % in 2017 in Suriname, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 38.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, exports as a share of GDP in Suriname reached an all time high of 74.9 % in 1974 and an all time low of 0.385 % in 2015. When compared to Suriname's main peers, exports as a share of GDP in Brazil amounted to 0.126 % and 0.444 % in Guyana in 2017.

Suriname has been ranked 22nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of exports as a share of GDP, 27 places above 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
Bolivia % 0.441% 0.472% 0.441% 0.433% 0.309%
Brazil % 0.116% 0.119% 0.117% 0.110% 0.129%
Colombia % 0.193% 0.188% 0.181% 0.166% 0.157%
Guyana % 0.553% 0.599% 0.516% 0.438% 0.409%
Peru % 0.305% 0.274% 0.248% 0.226% 0.213%
Puerto Rico % 0.641% 0.575% 0.609% 0.608% 0.672%
Suriname % 0.644% 0.577% 0.504% 0.450% 0.385%
Trinidad and Tobago % 63.4% 55.6% 63.2% 0.595% 0.503% ...
Venezuela % 0.299% 0.262% 0.248% 0.167% ... ... ...