Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell to 28.8% in Mozambique in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Mozambique | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 32.6 % in 2016 in Mozambique, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Mozambique reached an all time high of 36.4 % in 2012 and an all time low of 12.8 % in 2005. When compared to Mozambique's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Malawi amounted to 7.26 %, 9.91 % in South Africa, 11.7 % in Tanzania and 10.9 % in Zambia in 2016.

Mozambique has been ranked 28th within the group of 161 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 70 places above 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%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 14.0% 8.94% 8.85% 9.46% 6.24%
Kenya % 15.0% 14.6% 13.3% 13.6% 12.4%
Lesotho % 19.1% 18.4% 15.9% 13.7% 14.5%
Malawi % 4.20% 5.52% 6.45% 6.25% 6.99%
Mozambique % 19.9% 36.4% 28.4% 25.8% 25.4%
Namibia % 12.0% 11.7% 10.4% 14.7% 13.4%
South Africa % 9.18% 9.22% 9.51% 9.66% 9.63%
Swaziland % 5.64% 6.54% 5.63% 8.68% 6.80%
Tanzania % 13.0% 13.0% 12.5% 12.1% 12.8%
Uganda % 21.0% 20.0% 18.4% 17.8% 16.4%
Zambia % 7.50% 9.11% 9.18% 9.19% 10.8%
Zimbabwe % 15.3% 12.4% 11.8% 11.9% 9.57%