Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 56.7 % in 2019 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.93 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 64.0 % in 2013 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Ghana amounted to 71.1 %, 46.4 % in Ivory Coast, 61.1 % in Mali and 37.8 % in Niger in 2019.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 119th within the group of 162 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 34 places above 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.