Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 50.2 % in 2020 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.30 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 93.3 % in 2012 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Guinea amounted to 90.2 %, 123 % in Liberia and 59.8 % in Mali in 2020.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 101st within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 34 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.