Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 75.1 % in 2017 in Gabon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.09 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Gabon reached an all time high of 145 % in 1972 and an all time low of 62.5 % in 1962. When compared to Gabon's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Angola amounted to 52.3 %, 41.2 % in Cameroon, 159 % in Congo and 95.6 % in Equatorial Guinea in 2017.
Gabon has been ranked 86th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 7 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.