Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 56.2 % in 2019 in Iran, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Iran reached an all time high of 76.1 % in 1975 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Iran's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Iraq amounted to 77.3 % and 30.4 % in Pakistan in 2019.
Iran has been ranked 119th within the group of 152 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 30 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.