Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 75.3 % in 2017 in Haiti, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.71 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Haiti reached an all time high of 80.1 % in 2010 and an all time low of 31.1 % in 1994. When compared to Haiti's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Cuba amounted to 26.2 %, 52.9 % in Dominican Republic, 82.6 % in Jamaica and 113 % in Puerto Rico in 2017.
Haiti has been ranked 85th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 59 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.