Mauritania is the 127th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Mauritania exported $6.11B and imported $8.49B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $2.37B. In 2016 the GDP of Mauritania was $4.63B and its GDP per capita was $3.85k.
The top exports of Mauritania are Iron Ore ($1.05B), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($494M), Gold ($459M), Molluscs ($285M) and Copper Ore ($226M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($400M), Tug Boats ($205M), Raw Sugar ($174M), Wheat ($135M) and Excavation Machinery ($135M).
The top export destinations of Mauritania are China ($599M), Switzerland ($219M), Spain ($144M), Japan ($122M) and Russia ($78.4M). The top import origins are China ($869M), Morocco ($172M), France ($163M), Spain ($126M) and Brazil ($119M).