Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 52.3 % in 2017 in Angola, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.09 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Angola reached an all time high of 179 % in 1999 and an all time low of 52.3 % in 2017. When compared to Angola's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Botswana amounted to 73.8 %, 84.1 % in Namibia, 71.5 % in Zambia and 75.0 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Angola has been ranked 129th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 81 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.