Central African Republic: Trade openness

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 Central African Republic

Trade openness: exports plus imports as percent of GDP

 Latest value 45.23
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 51.54
 Min - Max 31.49 - 73.94
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Central African Republic from 1960 to 2022. The average value for the Central African Republic during that period was 51.54 percent with a minimum of 31.49 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 73.94 percent in 1968. The latest value from 2022 is 45.23 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 148 countries is 100.81 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
Central African Republic - Trade openness - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Central African Republic - Trade openness - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Exports plus imports as percent of GDP.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 92.53 2021 percent
 Trade openness 45.23 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 12.30 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 0.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports -6.54 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 32.93 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 0.78 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.01 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.02 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 1992 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -13.80 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -0.02 1994 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -20.63 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -0.07 1994 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 0.48 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.01 1993 percent
 Remittances 0.16 1993 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -4.68 1994 million USD
 External debt 40.58 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 9.99 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 33.55 2021 percent
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