Foreign Direct Investments (As % of GDP) rose 566% to 0.004% in Gambia in 2017

Foreign Direct Investments (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Gambia | May 18, 2019
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Foreign direct investments as a share of GDP rose 566% to 0.004% in Gambia in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Gambia reached an all time high of 0.125% in 2006 and an all time low of -0.011% in 1986. When compared to Gambia's main peers, foreign direct investments as a share of GDP in Guinea Bissau amounted to 0.012%, 0.017% in Mali, 0.117% in Mauritania and 0.025% in Senegal in 2017.

Gambia has been ranked 147th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of foreign direct investments as a share of GDP, 114 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Direct Investments (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria % 0.008% 0.007% -0.003% 0.010% 0.007%
Burkina Faso % 0.036% 0.026% 0.020% 0.030% < 0.001%
Gambia % 0.050% 0.019% -0.001% < -0.001% 0.004%
Guinea % < 0.001% -0.008% 0.006% 0.188% 0.056%
Guinea Bissau % 0.019% 0.027% 0.018% 0.012% 0.012%
Mali % 0.023% 0.010% 0.021% 0.025% 0.036%
Mauritania % 0.156% 0.076% 0.081% 0.042% 0.087%
Morocco % 0.031% 0.032% 0.032% 0.021% 0.024%
Niger % 0.070% 0.076% 0.055% 0.029% 0.030%
Senegal % 0.016% 0.020% 0.023% 0.025% 0.028%