Merchandise Trade (As % of GDP) rose 32.5% to 44.0% in Gambia in 2017

Merchandise Trade (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Gambia | May 17, 2019
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Merchandise trade as a share of GDP rose 32.5% to 44.0% in Gambia in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, merchandise trade as a share of GDP in Gambia reached an all time high of 97.0% in 1976 and an all time low of 20.8% in 2001. When compared to Gambia's main peers, merchandise trade as a share of GDP in Guinea Bissau amounted to 45.2%, 46.9% in Mali, 76.0% in Mauritania and 46.1% in Senegal in 2017.

Gambia has been ranked 119th within the group of 166 countries we follow in terms of merchandise trade as a share of GDP, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Merchandise Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Burkina Faso % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Gambia % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Guinea % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Guinea Bissau % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Mali % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Mauritania % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Morocco % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Niger % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Senegal % < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%