Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) rose to 83.7% in Morocco in 2017

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Morocco | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 83.7 % in 2017 in Morocco, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.86 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Morocco reached an all time high of 85.7 % in 2008 and an all time low of 35.1 % in 1965. When compared to Morocco's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Algeria amounted to 56.1 %, 111 % in Mauritania, 65.7 % in Spain and 99.5 % in Tunisia in 2017.

Morocco has been ranked 73rd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 22 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
Algeria % 67.5% 65.4% 63.6% 62.1% 59.7%
France % 58.8% 59.7% 59.8% 60.5% 61.8%
Italy % 55.6% 56.2% 55.5% 55.8% 56.9%
Libya % 99.6% 114% 135% 139% 114%
Mali % 53.9% 58.7% 64.8% 60.6% 63.6%
Malta % 318% 326% 308% 286% 272%
Mauritania % 119% 132% 122% 105% 109%
Morocco % 83.4% 85.1% 80.0% 81.8% 77.2%
Portugal % 72.9% 75.9% 78.0% 80.0% 80.2%
Senegal % 57.1% 61.3% 60.2% 58.4% 58.1%
Spain % 58.1% 59.9% 61.2% 63.0% 63.5%
Tunisia % 105% 107% 103% 101% 91.1%