Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell to 12.1% in Angola in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Angola | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 12.1 % in 2017 in Angola, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.18 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Angola reached an all time high of 44.7 % in 1999 and an all time low of 6.38 % in 1987. When compared to Angola's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Botswana amounted to 11.1 %, 9.75 % in Namibia, 9.24 % in Zambia and 5.49 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.

Angola has been ranked 108th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 48 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Trade in services is the sum of service exports and imports divided by the value of GDP, all in current US dollars.

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 21.8% 17.9% 17.8% 18.3% 15.9%
Botswana % 12.8% 13.9% 13.3% 12.3% 13.1%
Central African Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Congo % 30.4% 23.3% 24.8% 30.9% 48.1% ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 14.0% 8.94% 8.85% 9.46% 6.24%
Namibia % 12.0% 11.7% 10.4% 14.7% 13.4%
South Africa % 9.18% 9.22% 9.51% 9.66% 9.63%
Tanzania % 13.0% 13.0% 12.5% 12.1% 12.8%
Zambia % 7.50% 9.11% 9.18% 9.19% 10.8%
Zimbabwe % 15.3% 12.4% 11.8% 11.9% 9.57%