Mauritius Balance of Trade  1985-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The trade deficit in Mauritius widened to MUR 9027 million in April of 2018 from a MUR 8121 million in the same month a year earlier. Imports jumped 9.6 percent year-on-year to MUR 15565 million from MUR 14196 million, boosted by mineral fuels and lubricants (42.6 percent); chemicals and related products (18.9 percent); machinery and transport equipment (10.3 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (9.4 percent). The most important import partners were: India (19.7 percent of total imports), China (15.9 percent), South Africa (10.1 percent) and France (9.5 percent). Exports increased 7.6 percent year-on-year to MUR 6538 million from MUR 6075 million, mostly due to machinery and transport equipment (40.4 percent); manufactured goods (29.8 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (9.7 percent). Main export partners were: France (13.8 percent of total exports), United Kingdom (13.4 percent), South Africa (9.6 percent), and Madagascar (7.3 percent). Balance of Trade in Mauritius averaged -6024.15 MUR Million from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 560 MUR Million in September of 1986 and a record low of -23045 MUR Million in December of 2012.

Mauritius Balance of Trade
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-20 08:15 AM Balance of Trade MUR-6.5B MUR-7.8B MUR -6.9B
2018-05-24 08:00 AM Balance of Trade MUR-7.0B MUR-6.5B MUR -6.1B
2018-06-21 07:50 AM Balance of Trade MUR-9.0B MUR-7.1B MUR -7.9B
2018-07-20 09:30 AM Balance of Trade MUR-9.0B MUR -8.7B
2018-08-22 09:10 AM Balance of Trade MUR -13.3B
2018-09-21 11:30 AM Balance of Trade MUR -8.8B


Mauritius Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -9027.00 -7133.00 560.00 -23045.00 MUR Million [+]
Exports 6538.00 7322.00 21687.00 1407.00 MUR Million [+]
Imports 15565.00 14455.00 138961.00 1755.00 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -1926.00 -10649.00 3279.00 -13870.00 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.80 -4.40 6.40 -13.55 percent [+]
External Debt 45128.00 45015.00 56004.00 6185.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 5808.00 6060.00 44378.00 3055.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 101138.00 104967.00 155615.00 38826.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 12.40 12.40 12.44 1.91 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 108.60 118.70 138.15 91.30 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12330.00 13648.00 20373.00 8793.00 MUR Million [+]

Exports by Country  |   Exports by Category  |   Imports by Country  |   Imports by Category



Mauritius Balance of Trade

Mauritius is a net exporter of sugar and textiles. However, due to lack of natural resources, Mauritius is dependent on imports of fuels to satisfy energy needs. Mauritius main trading partner is France with 17 percent of exports and 9 percent of imports. Others include: South Africa and Spain. This page provides - Mauritius Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9027.00 -7133.00 560.00 -23045.00 1985 - 2018 MUR Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 977.00 Apr/18
Brazil 5981.00 May/18
Canada -1902.20 Apr/18
China 249.22 May/18
Euro Area 16704.70 Apr/18
France -4954.00 Apr/18
Germany 20413.00 Apr/18
India -14620.00 May/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 2937.96 Apr/18
Japan -578.32 May/18
Mexico -289.15 Apr/18
Netherlands 3841.00 Apr/18
Russia 15316.00 Apr/18
South Korea 6732.00 May/18
Spain -3050045.00 Apr/18
Switzerland 2255.00 May/18
Turkey -6690.00 Apr/18
United Kingdom -5280.00 Apr/18
United States -46199.00 Apr/18


Related

Latest