Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Mauritania, including service trade data, and tariffs. In 2018 Mauritania was the number 155 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 130 in total exports, the number 147 in total imports, and the number 110 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Mauritania exported $2.56B and imported $3.07B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$513M. In 2018, Mauritania's exports per capita were $580 and its imports per capita were $697.
Trade: The top exports of Mauritania are Iron Ore ($628M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($450M), Processed Crustaceans ($443M), Gold ($384M), and Copper Ore ($195M). The top imports of Mauritania are Wheat ($131M), Palm Oil ($92.8M), Light Pure Woven Cotton ($83M), Woven Fabric of Synthetic Staple Fibers ($78.1M), and Tea ($60.6M).
Destinations: Mauritania exports mostly to China ($735M), Spain ($370M), Switzerland ($319M), Cote d'Ivoire ($159M), and Japan ($139M), and imports mostly from China ($1.04B), France ($200M), Morocco ($188M), Spain ($175M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($133M).
Location: Mauritania borders Algeria, Mali, Morocco, and Senegal by land and Cape Verde by sea.