Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) fell to 97.1% in Mauritius in 2017

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Mauritius | March 11, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 98.4 % in 2016 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.34 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Mauritius reached an all time high of 137 % in 1990 and an all time low of 93.3 % in 1983. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Comoros amounted to 59.7 %, 69.3 % in Madagascar and 150 % in Maldives in 2016.

Mauritius has been ranked 53rd within the group of 168 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 24 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Comoros % 40.0% 40.8% 39.2% 39.2% 36.9%
India % 55.6% 55.8% 53.8% 48.9% 41.9%
Indonesia % 50.2% 49.6% 48.6% 48.1% 41.9%
Kenya % 60.4% 57.8% 53.1% 51.3% 44.2%
Madagascar % 69.1% 67.6% 68.8% 69.9% 67.6%
Maldives % 171% 161% 161% 164% 144%
Mauritius % 118% 120% 110% 113% 108%
Mozambique % 88.3% 111% 114% 118% 104%
Seychelles % 207% 216% 189% 192% 172%
Singapore % 380% 371% 366% 359% 329%
South Africa % 60.1% 60.9% 64.2% 64.4% 61.6%
Sri Lanka % 55.0% 51.5% 49.3% 50.3% 49.6%
Swaziland % 104% 99.9% 99.5% 105% 99.7%
Tanzania % 56.2% 54.4% 48.6% 45.4% 40.8%