Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell to 6.86% in Zimbabwe in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Zimbabwe | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 6.86 % in 2017 in Zimbabwe, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.1 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Zimbabwe reached an all time high of 16.0 % in 1994 and an all time low of 6.68 % in 1977. When compared to Zimbabwe's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Botswana amounted to 11.1 %, 28.8 % in Mozambique, 9.15 % in South Africa and 9.24 % in Zambia in 2017.

Zimbabwe has been ranked 143rd within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP.

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%
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%
Zambia % 7.50% 9.11% 9.18% 9.19% 10.8%
Zimbabwe % 15.3% 12.4% 11.8% 11.9% 9.57%