Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 97.6 % in 2017 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.846 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Mauritius reached an all time high of 137 % in 1990 and an all time low of 93.3 % in 1983. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Comoros amounted to 40.1 %, 74.5 % in Madagascar, 143 % in Maldives and 175 % in Seychelles in 2017.
Mauritius has been ranked 56th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 16 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.