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Exports of goods and services as percent of GDP, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 34 countries was 31.64 percent. The highest value was in the Seychelles: 111.46 percent and the lowest value was in Sudan: 1.57 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Exports, percent of GDP, 2022 Global rank Available data
Seychelles 111.46 1 1976 - 2022
R. of Congo 71.42 2 1960 - 2022
Gabon 61.38 3 1960 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 56.34 4 2005 - 2022
Mauritius 56.16 5 1976 - 2022
Chad 51.19 6 1960 - 2022
DR Congo 48.02 7 1994 - 2022
Mauritania 46.47 8 1961 - 2022
Guinea 43.67 9 1986 - 2022
Botswana 43.48 10 1960 - 2022
Cape Verde 38.49 11 1980 - 2022
Zambia 38.43 12 1994 - 2022
Namibia 37.63 13 1980 - 2022
South Africa 33.44 14 1960 - 2022
Madagascar 31.08 15 1960 - 2022
Mali 29.06 16 1967 - 2022
Ghana 27.53 17 1960 - 2022
Senegal 25.25 18 1960 - 2022
Togo 24.95 19 1960 - 2022
Ivory Coast 24.84 20 1960 - 2022
Rwanda 22.48 21 1960 - 2022
Benin 21.65 22 1960 - 2022
Cameroon 19.41 23 1965 - 2022
Somalia 16.78 24 1960 - 2022
Tanzania 15.42 25 1990 - 2022
C.A. Republic 13.27 26 1960 - 2022
Comoros 12.72 27 1980 - 2022
Kenya 12.22 28 1960 - 2022
Uganda 12 29 1960 - 2022
Niger 10.05 30 1960 - 2022
Ethiopia 8.25 31 2011 - 2022
Burundi 4.97 32 1960 - 2022
Gambia 4.57 33 1966 - 2022
Sudan 1.57 34 1960 - 2022



Definition: Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
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