The trade deficit in Mauritius widened to MUR 9.62 billion in August 2018 from MUR 8.00 billion in the same month a year ago. Imports jumped 11.3 percent year-on-year to MUR 16.41 billion from MUR 14.75 billion in August 2017, driven by higher purchases of mineral fuels, lubricants & related materials (54.6 percent); manufactured goods classified by material (22.5 percent); chemicals & related products (8.8 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (7.4 percent). The most important import partners were: India (19.4 percent of total imports), China (17.4 percent), South Africa (7.4 percent) and France (7.2 percent). Exports rose 0.8 percent to MUR 6.79 billion from MUR 6.74 billion, mostly due to miscellaneous manufactured articles (11.4 percent); manufactured goods classified by material (17.4 percent) and chemicals (8.3 percent). Main export partners were: South Africa (13.3 percent of total exports), the USA (11.2 percent), the UK (11.1 percent) and France (10.9 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
2018-08-22 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 08:40 AM Balance of Trade MUR-9.6B MUR-12.5B MUR -8.4B
2018-11-21 09:30 AM Balance of Trade MUR-9.6B MUR -12.5B
2018-12-20 09:30 AM Balance of Trade MUR -8B


Mauritius Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -9617.00 -12479.00 560.00 -23045.00 MUR Million [+]
Exports 6793.00 6807.00 21687.00 1407.00 MUR Million [+]
Imports 16410.00 19286.00 44732.00 1755.00 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -7886.05 -1926.00 3279.00 -13870.00 MUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.80 -4.40 6.40 -13.55 percent [+]
External Debt 44544.00 45128.00 56004.00 6185.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 4501.00 4401.00 44378.00 3055.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 134052.00 102849.00 155615.00 38826.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 12.40 12.40 12.44 1.91 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 106.10 111.20 138.15 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 [+]
Capital Flows 8867.00 10466.00 42378.64 -14837.20 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9617.00 -12479.00 560.00 -23045.00 1985 - 2018 MUR Million Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 314.00 Sep/18
Australia 3017.00 Sep/18
Brazil 6121.36 Oct/18
Canada -416.30 Sep/18
China 340.16 Oct/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -5663.00 Sep/18
Germany 18395.00 Sep/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 2564.00 Aug/18
Japan 139.56 Sep/18
Mexico -194.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 3685.26 Sep/18
South Africa -2950.00 Sep/18
South Korea 6552.00 Oct/18
Spain -3057300.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 1447.00 Sep/18
Turkey -1869.47 Sep/18
United Kingdom -27.00 Sep/18
United States -54019.00 Sep/18


Related

Latest