Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) rose to 40.1% in Comoros in 2017

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Comoros | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 40.1 % in 2017 in Comoros, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.83 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Comoros reached an all time high of 40.8 % in 2012 and an all time low of 33.2 % in 2007. When compared to Comoros's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Kenya amounted to 37.3 %, 74.5 % in Madagascar, 113 % in Mozambique and 32.2 % in Tanzania in 2017.

Comoros has been ranked 149th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 19 places above 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%
Ethiopia % 48.2% 45.4% 41.5% 40.7% 39.7%
Kenya % 60.4% 57.8% 53.1% 51.3% 44.2%
Madagascar % 69.1% 67.6% 68.8% 69.9% 67.6%
Malawi % 48.8% 67.9% 78.3% 73.3% 64.9%
Mozambique % 88.3% 111% 114% 118% 104%
Somalia % ... ... ... ... 69.5% 73.9% 76.2%
South Africa % 60.1% 60.9% 64.2% 64.4% 61.6%
Swaziland % 104% 99.9% 99.5% 105% 99.7%
Tanzania % 56.2% 54.4% 48.6% 45.4% 40.8%
Uganda % 52.9% 53.3% 50.9% 46.3% 47.7%
Zambia % 76.2% 79.1% 84.6% 80.1% 79.9%