Gabon: Trade openness

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 Gabon

Trade openness: exports plus imports as percent of GDP

 Latest value 77.99
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 89.70
 Min - Max 62.48 - 145.35
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Gabon during that period was 89.7 percent with a minimum of 62.48 percent in 1962 and a maximum of 145.35 percent in 1972. The latest value from 2022 is 77.99 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
Gabon - Trade openness - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Gabon - 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 120.49 2021 percent
 Trade openness 77.99 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 61.38 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 12.93 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 6.87 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 16.60 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 3.50 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 5.24 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 1.10 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 4.38 2015 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -1.20 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars 0.14 2015 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 44.78 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 0.34 2015 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 1.37 2019 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.09 2022 percent
 Remittances 18.46 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 452.22 2015 million USD
 External debt 41.79 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 4.08 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 26.22 2019 percent
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