Exports of Services (BoP, USD) rose 39.5% to USD 0.279 bil in Sierra Leone in 2016

Exports of Services (BoP, USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Sierra Leone | March 11, 2019
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Exports of services as a part of balance of payment reached 0.200 USD bil in 2015 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 28.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, exports of services as a part of balance of payment in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 0.279 USD bil in 2016 and an all time low of 0.011 USD bil in 1977. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, exports of services as a part of balance of payment in Burkina Faso amounted to 0.391 USD bil, 0.078 USD bil in Guinea and 0.238 USD bil in Liberia in 2015.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 146th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of exports of services as a part of balance of payment, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Services (previously non-factor services) refer to the economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred and consumed at the same time.

Exports of Services (BoP, USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria USD bil 3.61 3.75 3.77 3.55 3.46
Burkina Faso USD bil 0.416 0.421 0.497 0.453 0.391
Ghana USD bil 1.81 3.26 2.45 2.04 6.14
Guinea USD bil 0.077 0.159 0.104 0.064 0.078
Ivory Coast USD bil 1.02 0.985 0.935 0.903 0.766
Liberia USD bil 0.121 0.099 0.095 0.246 0.199
Mali USD bil 0.411 0.345 0.429 0.456 0.433
Mauritania USD bil ... ... ... 0.145 0.186 0.279 0.246
Niger USD bil 0.069 0.075 0.148 0.283 0.232
Senegal USD bil 1.17 1.22 1.33 1.32 1.19
Sierra Leone USD bil 0.157 0.178 0.221 0.205 0.200