Goods imports as a part of balance payment reached 2.09 USD bil in 2017 in Mauritania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Mauritania reached an all time high of 3.13 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.208 USD bil in 1975. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Algeria amounted to 48.8 USD bil, 3.60 USD bil in Mali, 39.7 USD bil in Morocco and 5.97 USD bil in Senegal in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 139th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of goods imports as a part of balance payment.
Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including non-monetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from non-residents to residents.