Mauritius Balance of Trade  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Mauritius posted a trade deficit of MUR 8.64 billion in January of 2017, higher than a MUR 4.54 billion gap a year earlier. Exports declined 23.2 percent to MUR 5.52 billion, the lowest value since the first quarter of 1994, led by machinery and transport (-88.1 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (-26 percent); chemicals (-13.1 percent); crude materials, excluding fuels (-24.2 percent); and mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (-54 percent). Main export partner was United States (12.6 percent of total exports), followed by United Kingdom (10.5 percent), France (10 percent) and South Africa (9.2 percent). Imports went up 20.8 percent to MUR 14.17 billion, boosted by food and live animals (40.2 percent); mineral fuels, lubricants and related items (60.3 percent) and machinery and transport (8.4 percent). Main import partners were China (15.2 percent of total imports), India (13.9 percent), France (7.5 percent) and Denmark (7.5 percent). Balance of Trade in Mauritius averaged -5896.34 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.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-23 09:30 AM Nov MUR-8.94B MUR-8.22B
2017-02-23 09:05 AM Dec MUR-7.93B MUR-8.94B
2017-03-23 09:30 AM Jan MUR-8.64B MUR-7.93B
2017-04-21 09:30 AM Feb MUR-8.64B
2017-05-24 09:30 AM Mar
2017-06-22 09:30 AM Apr




Mauritius Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -8644.00 -7927.00 560.00 -23045.00 MUR Million [+]
Exports 5523.00 7135.00 21687.00 1407.00 MUR Million [+]
Imports 14167.00 15062.00 44732.00 1755.00 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -6932.00 -4663.00 3279.00 -13870.00 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.90 -5.90 6.40 -13.30 percent [+]
External Debt 53104.00 53464.00 56004.00 6185.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 4673.00 3894.00 44378.00 3055.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 105049.00 124362.00 148134.00 38826.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 12.43 11.43 12.43 1.91 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 118.90 117.20 138.15 91.30 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10592.00 9677.00 20373.00 8793.00 MUR Million [+]



Mauritius Balance of Trade Notes

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 March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8644.00 -7927.00 560.00 -23045.00 1985 - 2017 MUR Million Monthly



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