Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 72.5 % in 2018 in Greece, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.51 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Greece reached an all time high of 74.4 % in 2019 and an all time low of 23.1 % in 1962. When compared to Greece's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Albania amounted to 76.9 %, 129 % in Bulgaria, 133 % in Macedonia and 62.5 % in Turkey in 2018.
Greece has been ranked 89th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 40 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.