Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell to 17.3% in Gambia in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Gambia | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 17.3 % in 2017 in Gambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.91 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Gambia reached an all time high of 43.9 % in 1987 and an all time low of 14.3 % in 2013. When compared to Gambia's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Guinea Bissau amounted to 14.1 %, 16.4 % in Mali, 18.0 % in Mauritania and 13.3 % in Senegal in 2017.

Gambia has been ranked 82nd within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 47 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
Algeria % 8.10% 6.99% 6.94% 7.18% 8.73%
Burkina Faso % 14.5% 14.7% 16.1% 14.2% 14.9%
Gambia % 23.5% 24.4% 14.3% 20.8% 19.5%
Guinea % 9.63% 13.8% 9.87% 6.93% 6.62%
Guinea Bissau % 13.1% 9.52% 12.0% 15.5% 15.9%
Mali % 11.9% 11.3% 19.5% 18.3% 18.5%
Mauritania % ... ... ... 22.2% 20.7% 21.9% 18.3%
Morocco % 24.1% 23.9% 20.5% 22.8% 22.3%
Niger % 14.7% 13.0% 14.7% 16.1% 16.7%
Senegal % 13.7% 14.3% 14.6% 14.0% 14.1%