Merchandise Trade (As % of GDP) fell to 46.9% in Mali in 2017

Merchandise Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Mali | May 17, 2019
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Merchandise trade as a share of GDP reached 46.9 % in 2017 in Mali, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.44 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, merchandise trade as a share of GDP in Mali reached an all time high of 55.7 % in 2008 and an all time low of 13.1 % in 1968. When compared to Mali's main peers, merchandise trade as a share of GDP in Algeria amounted to 48.5 %, 54.9 % in Burkina Faso, 76.0 % in Mauritania and 38.9 % in Niger in 2017.

Mali has been ranked 107th within the group of 168 countries we follow in terms of merchandise trade as a share of GDP, 17 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Merchandise trade as a share of GDP is the sum of merchandise exports and imports divided by the value of GDP, all in current US dollars.

Merchandise Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria % 60.4% 58.5% 57.2% 55.5% 52.0%
Burkina Faso % 44.8% 51.6% 56.3% 48.7% 50.4%
Chad % 66.6% 61.4% 52.5% 61.7% 53.9%
Ghana % 72.3% 74.7% 49.5% 51.9% 48.4%
Ivory Coast % 76.3% 81.7% 78.4% 68.3% 53.6%
Libya % 78.0% 101% 111% 96.8% 99.9%
Mali % 44.1% 49.3% 46.4% 46.6% 49.8%
Mauritania % 101% 110% 99.5% 85.0% 68.9%
Morocco % 65.0% 67.5% 62.9% 63.8% 59.7%
Niger % 53.7% 48.3% 47.0% 44.2% 42.4%
Senegal % 47.3% 50.3% 48.6% 47.1% 46.2%
Spain % 45.9% 47.3% 48.3% 49.6% 49.5%
Tunisia % 91.2% 92.1% 89.4% 87.2% 79.5%