Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell to 54.1% in Bahrain in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Bahrain | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 54.1 % in 2017 in Bahrain, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.74 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Bahrain reached an all time high of 57.4 % in 2016 and an all time low of 17.6 % in 2011. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Kuwait amounted to 27.9 %, 29.4 % in Qatar and 14.1 % in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Bahrain has been ranked 10th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 31 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
Bahrain % 17.6% 46.8% 47.8% 45.9% 50.5%
Iran % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iraq % 7.51% 7.40% 8.67% 9.54% 12.9%
Jordan % 35.4% 35.4% 32.5% 32.9% 28.8%
Kuwait % 18.9% 17.2% 15.6% 18.5% 26.1%
Pakistan % 6.21% 6.73% 5.57% 5.85% 5.43%
Qatar % ... ... 14.5% 18.1% 19.5% 22.5% 28.3%
Saudi Arabia % 13.3% 11.5% 11.9% 14.9% 15.7%
Turkmenistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Yemen % 10.5% 11.1% 9.89% 10.3% 3.74% ...