Eritrea - Transport services

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in Eritrea was 16.17 as of 2000. Its highest value over the past 5 years was 70.37 in 1995, while its lowest value was 16.17 in 2000.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1995 70.37
1996 35.75
1997 23.05
1998 28.59
1999 16.68
2000 16.17


Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments