Mauritania - Merchandise imports

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 5.53 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 14.90 in 1987, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1962.

Definition: Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from economies in the Arab World. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 0.00
1963 0.00
1964 0.61
1966 3.04
1967 1.87
1968 2.47
1969 1.04
1970 0.03
1971 0.00
1972 0.00
1973 0.00
1974 0.00
1981 0.00
1982 0.00
1983 0.00
1984 0.00
1985 0.34
1986 0.73
1987 14.90
1988 0.66
1989 4.22
1990 6.57
1991 8.73
1992 4.50
1993 7.65
1994 5.03
1995 5.22
1996 2.55
1997 11.42
1998 7.04
1999 4.22
2000 5.64
2001 5.91
2002 5.67
2003 5.76
2004 5.69
2005 4.68
2006 4.32
2007 6.85
2008 5.44
2009 4.88
2010 7.46
2011 5.53

Merchandise imports (current US$)

The value for Merchandise imports (current US$) in Mauritania was 2,463,880,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,463,880,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 16,000,000 in 1964.

Definition: Merchandise imports show the c.i.f. value of goods received from the rest of the world valued in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Trade Organization.

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Year Value
1960 24,000,000
1961 31,000,000
1962 36,000,000
1963 30,000,000
1964 16,000,000
1965 24,000,000
1966 23,000,000
1967 37,000,000
1968 35,000,000
1969 42,000,000
1970 56,000,000
1971 57,000,000
1972 69,000,000
1973 128,000,000
1974 120,000,000
1975 161,000,000
1976 179,000,000
1977 207,000,000
1978 181,000,000
1979 259,000,000
1980 286,000,000
1981 265,000,000
1982 276,000,000
1983 227,000,000
1984 208,000,000
1985 234,000,000
1986 221,000,000
1987 235,000,000
1988 240,000,000
1989 222,000,000
1990 388,000,000
1991 425,000,000
1992 407,000,000
1993 445,000,000
1994 362,000,000
1995 431,320,500
1996 450,219,600
1997 433,085,900
1998 399,377,100
1999 385,436,000
2000 454,201,800
2001 465,243,700
2002 431,174,100
2003 542,075,100
2004 923,373,400
2005 1,428,000,000
2006 1,167,000,000
2007 1,432,000,000
2008 1,941,200,000
2009 1,497,800,000
2010 1,935,300,000
2011 2,463,880,000

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 51.99 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 98.33 in 1963, while its lowest value was 49.33 in 2009.

Definition: Merchandise imports from high-income economies are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 93.28
1963 98.33
1964 93.25
1966 89.57
1967 85.65
1968 81.77
1969 77.46
1970 62.80
1971 69.45
1972 75.27
1973 83.19
1974 65.07
1981 65.07
1982 65.07
1983 65.07
1984 65.07
1985 66.08
1986 78.05
1987 67.82
1988 78.25
1989 78.57
1990 79.22
1991 77.17
1992 77.25
1993 71.34
1994 73.56
1995 72.45
1996 74.17
1997 65.12
1998 70.06
1999 68.34
2000 65.78
2001 63.14
2002 59.66
2003 62.59
2004 61.09
2005 62.27
2006 56.03
2007 54.09
2008 55.00
2009 49.33
2010 52.15
2011 51.99

Merchandise imports from developing economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 35.18 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 36.05 in 2009, while its lowest value was 15.33 in 1992.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies outside region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other developing economies in other World Bank regions according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1990 15.93
1991 17.65
1992 15.33
1993 21.35
1994 19.30
1995 16.77
1996 15.68
1997 24.52
1998 16.69
1999 17.17
2000 21.05
2001 21.93
2002 26.59
2003 23.37
2004 24.62
2005 22.94
2006 26.56
2007 30.16
2008 29.96
2009 36.05
2010 33.37
2011 35.18

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 3.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 6.28 in 2002, while its lowest value was 1.06 in 1998.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Europe and Central Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1998 1.06
1999 2.44
2000 3.34
2001 3.56
2002 6.28
2003 4.08
2004 2.01
2005 2.88
2006 2.18
2007 2.65
2008 4.58
2009 4.69
2010 2.35
2011 3.80

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 6.48 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 6.76 in 2007, while its lowest value was 0.35 in 1992.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1988 0.53
1989 1.53
1990 1.03
1991 1.33
1992 0.35
1993 2.69
1994 0.42
1995 0.54
1996 0.83
1997 0.48
1998 1.20
1999 1.52
2000 0.57
2001 0.87
2002 3.53
2003 2.84
2004 4.72
2005 3.99
2006 6.07
2007 6.76
2008 4.20
2009 5.55
2010 5.23
2011 6.48

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 4.91 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 14.88 in 1987, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1962.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Middle East and North Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 0.00
1963 0.00
1964 1.84
1966 0.43
1967 2.76
1968 2.25
1969 1.04
1970 0.03
1971 0.00
1972 0.00
1973 0.00
1974 0.00
1981 0.00
1982 0.00
1983 0.00
1984 0.00
1985 0.28
1986 0.56
1987 14.88
1988 0.60
1989 4.15
1990 6.21
1991 8.67
1992 4.42
1993 7.58
1994 4.94
1995 4.77
1996 1.86
1997 11.09
1998 6.54
1999 3.71
2000 5.01
2001 5.26
2002 5.04
2003 5.05
2004 5.03
2005 3.99
2006 3.49
2007 6.09
2008 4.64
2009 4.27
2010 6.80
2011 4.91

Merchandise imports from developing economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 1.57 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 3.67 in 1998, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1962.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in South Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the South Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 0.00
1963 0.00
1964 0.00
1966 0.00
1967 0.00
1968 0.00
1969 0.00
1970 0.00
1971 0.00
1972 0.00
1973 0.00
1974 0.00
1981 0.00
1982 0.00
1983 0.00
1984 0.00
1985 1.44
1986 0.95
1987 0.63
1988 1.30
1989 0.48
1990 0.47
1991 1.17
1992 1.72
1993 2.04
1994 2.24
1995 1.18
1996 1.65
1997 3.52
1998 3.67
1999 2.61
2000 3.62
2001 3.53
2002 2.89
2003 2.40
2004 2.43
2005 3.60
2006 2.56
2007 2.02
2008 2.00
2009 1.71
2010 1.51
2011 1.57

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 4.59 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 7.98 in 1985, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1962.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 0.00
1963 0.00
1964 0.61
1966 3.91
1967 2.97
1968 3.84
1969 5.84
1970 7.72
1971 5.23
1972 7.04
1973 6.16
1974 6.94
1981 6.94
1982 6.94
1983 6.94
1984 6.94
1985 7.98
1986 5.86
1987 4.19
1988 1.33
1989 0.64
1990 0.51
1991 1.32
1992 4.02
1993 3.09
1994 2.09
1995 5.88
1996 4.04
1997 3.85
1998 5.24
1999 6.27
2000 4.41
2001 6.12
2002 5.98
2003 5.38
2004 4.07
2005 5.11
2006 5.88
2007 4.64
2008 5.11
2009 5.19
2010 4.53
2011 4.59

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 8.24 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 29.49 in 1970, while its lowest value was 1.67 in 1963.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy residuals are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database, less the sum of imports by the reporting economy from high-, low-, and middle-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Includes trade with unspecified partners or with economies not covered by World Bank classification. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 6.72
1963 1.67
1964 6.13
1966 6.52
1967 11.38
1968 14.39
1969 16.70
1970 29.49
1971 25.33
1972 17.69
1973 10.65
1974 27.99
1981 27.99
1982 27.99
1983 27.99
1984 27.99
1985 25.94
1986 16.09
1987 27.99
1988 20.41
1989 20.80
1990 4.34
1991 3.86
1992 3.40
1993 4.22
1994 5.05
1995 4.89
1996 6.11
1997 6.51
1998 8.01
1999 8.22
2000 8.76
2001 8.81
2002 7.76
2003 8.65
2004 10.22
2005 9.67
2006 11.52
2007 11.11
2008 9.93
2009 9.42
2010 9.94
2011 8.24

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$)

The latest value for Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$) in Mauritania was $3,433,352,000 as of 2011. Over the past 49 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $3,433,352,000 in 2011 and $16,300,000 in 1964.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world, as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1962 $35,700,000
1963 $29,900,000
1964 $16,300,000
1966 $23,000,000
1967 $37,085,000
1968 $35,298,000
1969 $45,174,000
1970 $55,857,000
1971 $62,911,000
1972 $70,956,000
1973 $115,685,000
1974 $120,029,000
1981 $264,899,900
1982 $275,768,700
1983 $226,770,700
1984 $207,590,400
1985 $242,272,000
1986 $294,962,000
1987 $381,879,000
1988 $446,884,800
1989 $351,275,900
1990 $388,115,200
1991 $480,505,500
1992 $600,171,800
1993 $574,146,600
1994 $556,930,000
1995 $654,100,200
1996 $612,336,800
1997 $632,551,000
1998 $586,389,900
1999 $603,491,600
2000 $651,247,800
2001 $715,289,700
2002 $880,647,200
2003 $1,000,062,000
2004 $1,111,709,000
2005 $1,342,894,000
2006 $1,393,255,000
2007 $1,792,769,000
2008 $2,288,959,000
2009 $2,111,734,000
2010 $2,540,601,000
2011 $3,433,352,000

Merchandise imports from developing economies within region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies within region (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 4.59 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 7.98 in 1985, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1962.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies within region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other developing economies in the same World Bank region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data. No figures are shown for high-income economies, because they are a separate category in the World Bank classification of economies.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1962 0.00
1963 0.00
1964 0.61
1966 3.91
1967 2.97
1968 3.84
1969 5.84
1970 7.72
1971 5.23
1972 7.04
1973 6.16
1974 6.94
1981 6.94
1982 6.94
1983 6.94
1984 6.94
1985 7.98
1986 5.86
1987 4.19
1988 1.33
1989 0.64
1990 0.51
1991 1.32
1992 4.02
1993 3.09
1994 2.09
1995 5.88
1996 4.04
1997 3.85
1998 5.24
1999 6.27
2000 4.41
2001 6.12
2002 5.98
2003 5.38
2004 4.07
2005 5.11
2006 5.88
2007 4.64
2008 5.11
2009 5.19
2010 4.53
2011 4.59

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exports