Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 56.1 % in 2017 in Algeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.444 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Algeria reached an all time high of 114 % in 1961 and an all time low of 32.7 % in 1987. When compared to Algeria's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Libya amounted to 72.6 %, 83.7 % in Morocco, 65.7 % in Spain and 99.5 % in Tunisia in 2017.
Algeria has been ranked 122nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.