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Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) fell 8.88% to 39.6% in India in 2019

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%), 2019
Economy | India | May 1, 2021
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP fell 8.88% to 39.6% in India in 2019, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in India reached an all time high of 55.8% in 2012 and an all time low of 7.66% in 1970. When compared to India's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 36.8%, 35.7% in China, 30.4% in Pakistan and 52.4% in Sri Lanka in 2019.

India has been ranked 137th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Trade (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
Afghanistan % ... ... ... 74.7% 67.2% 55.1% 47.7% 51.2% ... ...
Bangladesh % 46.3% 44.5% 42.1% 38.0% 35.3%
Bhutan % 105% 98.3% 102% 85.4% 82.8%
China % 46.7% 44.9% 39.5% 36.9% 37.6%
India % 53.8% 48.9% 41.9% 40.1% 40.7%
Iran % 50.3% 44.6% 39.0% 43.2% 48.8%
Japan % 34.1% 37.5% 35.6% 31.5% 34.6% ...
Malaysia % 143% 138% 131% 127% 133%
Maldives % 161% 166% 150% 149% 152%
Myanmar % 38.6% 42.3% 53.9% 61.0% 62.4% ...
Pakistan % 33.3% 30.9% 27.7% 25.3% 25.9%
Russia % 46.3% 47.8% 49.4% 46.5% 46.9%
Sri Lanka % 49.3% 50.3% 49.6% 49.6% 50.9%
USA % 30.0% 30.0% 27.8% 26.5% 27.2%