Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) rose to 75.3% in Haiti in 2017

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Haiti | March 11, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 75.3 % in 2017 in Haiti, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.71 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Haiti reached an all time high of 80.1 % in 2010 and an all time low of 31.1 % in 1994. When compared to Haiti's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Dominican Republic amounted to 52.9 % and 77.1 % in Jamaica in 2017.

Haiti has been ranked 75th within the group of 139 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 69 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
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cuba % 47.0% 45.9% 44.3% 39.3% 31.6%
Dominican Republic % 59.0% 58.4% 56.7% 56.2% 53.9%
Haiti % 76.4% 70.1% 70.5% 71.3% 70.6%
Jamaica % 83.8% 82.0% 83.3% 84.7% 76.1%
Mexico % 63.5% 65.8% 63.8% 65.0% 71.2%
Puerto Rico % 109% 103% 105% 102% 109%
USA % 30.8% 30.6% 30.0% 30.0% 27.7%