Pakistan: Trade openness

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 Pakistan

Trade openness: exports plus imports as percent of GDP

 Latest value 33.05
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 28.91
 Min - Max 15.82 - 38.5
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Pakistan from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Pakistan during that period was 28.91 percent with a minimum of 15.82 percent in 1972 and a maximum of 38.5 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2022 is 33.05 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
Pakistan - Trade openness - recent values

Historical chart
Pakistan - Trade openness - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Exports plus imports as percent of GDP.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 107.60 2021 percent
 Trade openness 33.05 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 10.55 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 39.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 5.94 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 22.50 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 84.32 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 0.38 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 1.34 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -93.00 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -0.70 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -12.00 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -11.96 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -37.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 9.93 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 7.97 2022 percent
 Remittances 29,871.00 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -263.10 2022 million USD
 External debt 34.36 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 6.91 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 88.33 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 12.47 9/2023 billion
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