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

The trade deficit in Mauritius widened to MUR 12.48 billion in July 2018 from MUR 7.92 billion in the same month a year earlier. It was the largest trade gap since December 2012, as imports jumped 31.7 percent year-on-year to MUR 19.29 billion from MUR 14.65 billion in July 2017 boosted by higher purchases of mineral fuels, lubricants & related materials (57 percent); machinery & transport equipment (47.2 percent) and food & live animals (22.2 percent). Main import partners were: India (20.1 percent of total imports), China (16.4 percent), France (7.8 percent) and South Africa (7.2 percent). Exports rose 1.1 percent to MUR 6.81 billion from MUR 6.73 billion, due to sales of miscellaneous manufactured articles (9.9 percent); manufactured goods (30.8 percent) and machinery & transport equipment (7.7 percent). The most important export partners were: the US (12.3 percent of total exports), the UK (11.4 percent), South Africa (11 percent) and France (10.1 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-20 09:20 AM Balance of Trade MUR-9.9B MUR-9.0B MUR -8.7B
2018-08-22 09:00 AM Balance of Trade MUR-8.7B MUR-9.9B MUR -13.3B
2018-09-21 09:10 AM Balance of Trade MUR-12.5B MUR-8.8B MUR -8.8B
2018-10-24 09:50 AM Balance of Trade MUR-12.5B MUR -8.4B
2018-11-21 09:30 AM Balance of Trade MUR -12.2B
2018-12-20 09:30 AM Balance of Trade MUR -8B


Mauritius Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -12479.00 -8774.00 560.00 -23045.00 MUR Million [+]
Exports 6807.00 7115.00 21687.00 1407.00 MUR Million [+]
Imports 19286.00 15889.00 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 4118.00 5228.00 44378.00 3055.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 109471.00 115881.00 155615.00 38826.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 12.40 12.40 12.44 1.91 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 111.20 108.60 138.15 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 [+]

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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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-12479.00 -8774.00 560.00 -23045.00 1985 - 2018 MUR Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Argentina -789.00 Jul/18
Australia 1551.00 Jul/18
Brazil 3774.99 Aug/18
Canada -114.30 Jul/18
China 279.10 Aug/18
Euro Area 17555.60 Jul/18
France -3490.00 Jul/18
Germany 16461.00 Jul/18
India -17390.00 Aug/18
Indonesia -1021.40 Aug/18
Italy 5676.00 Jul/18
Japan -444.59 Aug/18
Mexico -2889.20 Jul/18
Netherlands 4612.00 Jul/18
Russia 13402.00 Jul/18
Saudi Arabia 120299.00 Mar/18
Singapore 6755.10 Aug/18
South Africa -4657.00 Jul/18
South Korea 6900.00 Aug/18
Spain -3247700.00 Jul/18
Switzerland 1407.94 Aug/18
Turkey -5980.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom -111.00 Jul/18
United States -50082.00 Jul/18


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