Cameroon: Trade openness

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 Cameroon

Trade openness: exports plus imports as percent of GDP

 Latest value 41.29
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1965 - 2022
 Average 45.87
 Min - Max 26.16 - 65.02
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1965 to 2022. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 45.87 percent with a minimum of 26.16 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 65.02 percent in 1985. The latest value from 2022 is 41.29 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 157 countries is 100.30 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Cameroon - Trade openness - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Cameroon - Trade openness - historical chart - 1965-2022




Definition: Exports plus imports as percent of GDP.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 133.02 2021 percent
 Trade openness 41.29 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 19.29 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 8.77 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 3.35 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 22.00 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 9.73 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 2.12 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.93 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -2.70 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -1.51 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -2.70 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -1.12 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 3.46 2018 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.84 2022 percent
 Remittances 364.91 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 26.24 2022 million USD
 External debt 35.11 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 5.82 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 12.53 2018 percent
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