Overview In 2020 Mauritania was the number 146 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 125 in total exports, the number 148 in total imports,
the number 156 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 119 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Mauritania are Iron Ore ($1.33B), Gold ($820M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($417M), Processed Crustaceans ($293M), and Copper Ore ($206M), exporting mostly to China ($1.26B), Switzerland ($562M), Spain ($306M), Canada ($284M), and Japan ($209M).
Imports The top imports of Mauritania are Raw Sugar ($170M), Wheat ($166M), Soybean Oil ($140M), Palm Oil ($113M), and Cars ($95.7M), importing mostly from China ($758M), France ($270M), United Arab Emirates ($229M), Morocco ($189M), and Spain ($159M).
Location Mauritania borders Algeria, Mali, Morocco, and Senegal by land and Cape Verde by sea.