Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) rose to 27.6% in Greece in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Greece | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 27.6 % in 2017 in Greece, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Greece reached an all time high of 27.6 % in 2017 and an all time low of 7.98 % in 1976. When compared to Greece's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Albania amounted to 40.3 %, 24.9 % in Bulgaria, 25.1 % in Macedonia and 7.99 % in Turkey in 2017.

Greece has been ranked 41st within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 17 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
Albania % 39.2% 34.9% 33.4% 34.5% 34.4%
Bulgaria % 19.2% 21.4% 21.8% 25.8% 24.2%
Greece % 20.8% 20.9% 22.3% 24.6% 26.4%
Iran % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iraq % 7.51% 7.40% 8.67% 9.54% 12.9%
Kosovo % 26.0% 25.3% 23.1% 25.1% 24.9%
Macedonia % 23.0% 24.0% 23.8% 26.0% 26.5%
Montenegro % 37.5% 40.0% 39.7% 39.6% 44.8%
Romania % 11.9% 13.0% 15.4% 16.2% 16.5%
Serbia % 17.7% 19.1% 19.1% 21.4% 23.3%
Turkey % 7.47% 7.39% 7.66% 8.27% 8.12%