Overview In 2021, Mauritania was the number 144 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 127 in total exports, the number 143 in total imports,
the number 146 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 119 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Mauritania are Iron Ore ($2.02B), Gold ($606M), Processed Crustaceans ($349M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($348M), and Copper Ore ($313M), exporting mostly to China ($1.76B), Spain ($389M), Canada ($337M), Turkey ($278M), and Japan ($278M).
Imports The top imports of Mauritania are Gold ($402M), Wheat ($172M), Cars ($170M), Palm Oil ($159M), and Unpackaged Medicaments ($157M), importing mostly from China ($947M), Turkey ($556M), France ($377M), United Arab Emirates ($308M), and Morocco ($282M).
Location Mauritania borders Algeria, Mali, Morocco, and Senegal by land and Cape Verde by sea.