Mauritania

-0.96

Econ Complexity 103rd of 126
1980
2017

$3.1B

Exports 118th of 221
1980
2017

$4.74B

Imports 124th of 221
1980
2017

$3.95k

GDP Per Capita 148th of 214
1990
2017
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Mauritania is the 118th largest export economy in the world and the 103rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Mauritania exported $3.1B and imported $4.74B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.64B. In 2017 the GDP of Mauritania was $5.02B and its GDP per capita was $3.95k.

The top exports of Mauritania are Iron Ore ($813M), Gold ($618M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($421M), Processed Crustaceans ($384M) and Molluscs ($218M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Special Purpose Ships ($1.03B), Refined Petroleum ($336M), Tug Boats ($212M), Wheat ($181M) and Raw Sugar ($179M).

The top export destinations of Mauritania are China ($715M), Switzerland ($612M), Spain ($335M), Japan ($308M) and Germany ($194M). The top import origins are China ($829M), South Korea ($642M), the United Arab Emirates ($293M), Norway ($275M) and France ($219M).

Mauritania borders Algeria, Western Sahara, Morocco, Mali and Senegal by land and Cape Verde by sea.

Economic Complexity of Mauritania

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