Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 49.6 % in 2017 in Niger, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.81 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Niger reached an all time high of 71.3 % in 2010 and an all time low of 14.5 % in 1960. When compared to Niger's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Algeria amounted to 56.1 %, 74.4 % in Chad, 72.6 % in Libya and 61.8 % in Mali in 2017.
Niger has been ranked 135th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 14 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.