Mauritius's trade deficit widened significantly to MUR 14.5 billion in April of 2022, from an upwardly revised MUR 8.4 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. Imports jumped 61.1 percent yoy to MUR 23 billion, mainly due to higher purchases of mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (217.2 percent). Meanwhile, exports grew at a slower 44.2 percent to MUR 8.5 billion, driven by shipments of food and live animals (42.6 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (31.8 percent). source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius
Balance of Trade in Mauritius averaged -6947.21 MUR Million from 1985 until 2022, 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. This page provides - Mauritius Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.
Balance of Trade in Mauritius is expected to be -14400.00 MUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritius Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -14600.00 MUR Million in 2023 and -11800.00 MUR Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.