Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell 20.1% to 20.5% in Sierra Leone in 2016

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%), 2016
Economy | Sierra Leone | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP fell 20.1% to 20.5% in Sierra Leone in 2016, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 28.8% in 2014 and an all time low of 6.38% in 2007. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Burkina Faso amounted to 15.4%, 8.76% in Guinea, 9.45% in Liberia and 19.3% in Mali in 2016.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 70th within the group of 159 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 71 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria % ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.95% 7.18% 8.71% 8.94% 8.41% ... ...
Burkina Faso % ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.3% 12.6% 13.2% 13.1% 13.1% ...
Ghana % 11.8% 12.5% 27.7% 25.4% 27.2% ...
Guinea % 9.87% 6.93% 6.62% 8.86% 7.83%
Ivory Coast % ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.3% 11.2% 7.75% 7.96% 8.36% ...
Liberia % ... ... ... ... ... 23.8% 29.2% 15.5% 9.45% 9.01% ...
Mali % 19.5% 18.3% 18.5% 19.3% 16.3% ...
Mauritania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.4% 17.9% 14.4% 13.7% 13.4%
Niger % 11.0% 12.2% 12.4% 9.75% 10.8% ...
Senegal % 14.6% 14.0% 14.1% 13.4% 13.4% ...
Sierra Leone % 18.5% 28.8% 25.7% 19.9% 13.3% ...