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 19.33 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 52 years was 29.06 in 2011, while its lowest value was 0.03 in 1970.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1964 0.61
1966 3.04
1967 1.85
1968 2.12
1969 1.04
1970 0.03
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 4.37
2001 6.51
2002 8.36
2003 5.34
2004 3.27
2005 3.21
2006 5.05
2007 5.58
2008 4.41
2009 4.24
2010 15.69
2011 29.06
2012 27.38
2013 22.70
2014 23.14
2015 18.34
2016 19.33

Merchandise imports (current US$)

The value for Merchandise imports (current US$) in Mauritania was 1,950,926,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3,129,000,000 in 2012 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.

See also:

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 2,467,430,000
2012 3,129,000,000
2013 3,044,000,000
2014 2,646,300,000
2015 1,948,000,000
2016 1,950,926,000

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

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 66.71 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 54 years was 96.66 in 1963, while its lowest value was 49.41 in 2006.

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 96.66
1964 90.80
1966 88.26
1967 83.73
1968 77.08
1969 73.53
1970 59.54
1971 68.10
1972 72.03
1973 79.11
1974 63.50
1981 63.50
1982 63.50
1983 63.50
1984 63.50
1985 63.26
1986 74.57
1987 65.83
1988 74.81
1989 75.88
1990 70.94
1991 67.15
1992 72.21
1993 67.65
1994 66.70
1995 64.29
1996 67.82
1997 65.13
1998 70.07
1999 68.40
2000 66.34
2001 64.11
2002 65.00
2003 68.42
2004 78.87
2005 55.70
2006 49.41
2007 53.81
2008 51.69
2009 56.79
2010 71.64
2011 80.16
2012 76.99
2013 81.77
2014 78.64
2015 67.56
2016 66.71

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 30.62 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 32.70 in 2009, while its lowest value was 0.33 in 1963.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other low- and middle-income 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.

See also:

Year Value
1963 0.33
1964 3.68
1966 5.65
1967 10.18
1968 13.28
1969 9.95
1970 1.06
1971 1.59
1972 5.15
1973 4.18
1974 2.54
1981 2.54
1982 2.54
1983 2.54
1984 2.54
1985 14.77
1986 9.58
1987 23.64
1988 12.76
1989 17.18
1990 15.50
1991 17.31
1992 15.33
1993 20.48
1994 18.31
1995 16.73
1996 15.57
1997 24.50
1998 16.69
1999 17.11
2000 9.61
2001 11.30
2002 13.00
2003 11.57
2004 10.28
2005 9.42
2006 17.38
2007 20.14
2008 30.56
2009 32.70
2010 20.17
2011 15.47
2012 19.01
2013 15.79
2014 18.79
2015 30.03
2016 30.62

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 16.52 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 50 years was 16.52 in 2016, while its lowest value was 1.03 in 1970.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the East Asia and Pacific 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.

See also:

Year Value
1966 4.78
1967 6.98
1968 11.36
1969 8.84
1970 1.03
1971 1.59
1972 5.15
1973 4.18
1974 2.54
1981 2.54
1982 2.54
1983 2.54
1984 2.54
1985 12.97
1986 7.45
1987 7.21
1988 10.13
1989 10.83
1990 7.58
1991 5.21
1992 7.24
1993 4.95
1994 10.51
1995 10.17
1996 10.96
1997 9.10
1998 4.23
1999 6.90
2000 4.34
2001 3.68
2002 2.00
2003 3.09
2004 2.47
2005 3.23
2006 7.21
2007 8.66
2008 11.02
2009 16.49
2010 9.64
2011 7.26
2012 7.89
2013 5.57
2014 7.64
2015 15.84
2016 16.52

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 4.17 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 11.56 in 2008, while its lowest value was 0.05 in 1985.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income 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.

See also:

Year Value
1985 0.05
1986 0.29
1987 0.17
1988 0.20
1989 0.18
1990 0.23
1991 0.94
1992 1.61
1993 3.22
1994 0.20
1995 0.07
1996 0.29
1997 0.32
1998 1.05
1999 2.39
2000 0.97
2001 1.85
2002 3.45
2003 3.31
2004 2.60
2005 0.61
2006 1.11
2007 1.20
2008 11.56
2009 8.07
2010 3.30
2011 2.71
2012 3.66
2013 3.06
2014 3.03
2015 4.81
2016 4.17

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 1.67 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 6.60 in 2007, while its lowest value was 0.02 in 1968.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income 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.

See also:

Year Value
1963 0.33
1964 1.84
1966 0.43
1967 0.46
1968 0.02
1969 0.07
1985 0.03
1986 0.34
1987 0.74
1988 0.53
1989 1.53
1990 1.02
1991 1.33
1992 0.35
1993 2.69
1994 0.42
1995 0.54
1996 0.81
1997 0.47
1998 1.19
1999 1.51
2000 0.54
2001 0.27
2002 1.27
2003 1.45
2004 2.49
2005 3.13
2006 6.00
2007 6.60
2008 4.62
2009 5.28
2010 3.19
2011 2.12
2012 3.06
2013 2.93
2014 2.38
2015 1.84
2016 1.67

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 7.16 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 52 years was 14.88 in 1987, while its lowest value was 0.03 in 1970.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income 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.

See also:

Year Value
1964 1.84
1966 0.43
1967 2.74
1968 1.90
1969 1.04
1970 0.03
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 3.70
2001 5.32
2002 6.05
2003 3.38
2004 2.43
2005 2.19
2006 2.54
2007 3.03
2008 2.77
2009 2.36
2010 3.32
2011 2.82
2012 3.53
2013 3.19
2014 4.34
2015 6.54
2016 7.16

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 1.10 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 3.67 in 1998, while its lowest value was 0.06 in 2000.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income 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.

See also:

Year Value
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 0.06
2001 0.17
2002 0.22
2003 0.34
2004 0.28
2005 0.25
2006 0.52
2007 0.66
2008 0.59
2009 0.49
2010 0.71
2011 0.57
2012 0.87
2013 1.03
2014 1.40
2015 0.99
2016 1.10

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 2.05 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 52 years was 7.98 in 1985, while its lowest value was 0.51 in 1990.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income 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.

See also:

Year Value
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 1.81
2001 2.95
2002 2.03
2003 2.80
2004 0.98
2005 1.24
2006 5.35
2007 6.24
2008 6.09
2009 4.56
2010 4.31
2011 4.36
2012 3.93
2013 2.36
2014 2.45
2015 1.80
2016 2.05

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 0.63 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 54 years was 33.65 in 2005, while its lowest value was 0.01 in 2011.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1962 6.72
1963 3.01
1964 4.91
1966 2.17
1967 3.12
1968 5.80
1969 10.67
1970 31.69
1971 25.08
1972 15.78
1973 10.55
1974 27.02
1981 27.02
1982 27.02
1983 27.02
1984 27.02
1985 13.98
1986 9.99
1987 6.34
1988 11.10
1989 6.30
1990 13.04
1991 14.22
1992 8.43
1993 8.78
1994 12.90
1995 13.09
1996 12.58
1997 6.51
1998 8.01
1999 8.22
2000 22.24
2001 21.63
2002 19.97
2003 17.20
2004 9.88
2005 33.65
2006 27.85
2007 19.81
2008 11.66
2009 5.95
2010 3.88
2011 0.01
2012 0.07
2013 0.09
2014 0.12
2015 0.61
2016 0.63

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$)

The latest value for Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$) in Mauritania was $2,175,245,000 as of 2016. Over the past 54 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $3,980,153,000 in 2013 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.

See also:

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 $242,267,000
1986 $294,957,000
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 $354,438,900
2001 $374,392,700
2002 $355,807,900
2003 $387,070,700
2004 $1,340,683,000
2005 $1,341,822,000
2006 $1,073,859,000
2007 $1,431,165,000
2008 $1,638,325,000
2009 $1,338,605,000
2010 $1,727,750,000
2011 $2,453,851,000
2012 $2,972,562,000
2013 $3,980,153,000
2014 $3,644,437,000
2015 $2,255,763,000
2016 $2,175,245,000

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region (% of total merchandise imports) in Mauritania was 2.05 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 52 years was 7.98 in 1985, while its lowest value was 0.51 in 1990.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other low- and middle-income 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
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 1.81
2001 2.95
2002 2.03
2003 2.80
2004 0.98
2005 1.24
2006 5.35
2007 6.24
2008 6.09
2009 4.56
2010 4.31
2011 4.36
2012 3.93
2013 2.36
2014 2.45
2015 1.80
2016 2.05

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports