Mauritania is the 125th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Mauritania exported $2.76B and imported $3.51B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $753M. In 2016 the GDP of Mauritania was $4.74B and its GDP per capita was $3.85k.
The top exports of Mauritania are Iron Ore ($982M), Gold ($471M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($332M), Molluscs ($281M) and Copper Ore ($227M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($246M), Tug Boats ($220M), Raw Sugar ($170M), Wheat ($103M) and Palm Oil ($83.2M).
The top export destinations of Mauritania are China ($1.02B), Switzerland ($451M), Spain ($249M), Italy ($155M) and Japan ($144M). The top import origins are China ($848M), the United States ($295M), the United Arab Emirates ($213M), Morocco ($198M) and France ($178M).