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

The trade deficit in Mauritius increased to MUR 7339 million in March of 2017 from a MUR 7064 million gap a year earlier. Exports went up 15.9 percent year-on-year to MUR 7858 million, mainly driven by a 25.9 percent rise in sales of food and live animals. In contrast, shipments of miscellaneous manufactured articles declined 12.4 percent. Exports rose to the US (62.2 percent) and France (2.4 percent), but fell to the UK (-1.9 percent). Imports went up 9.8 percent to MUR 15197 million, mainly boosted by a 73.9 percent jump in purchases of mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials. India was the main import partner in March, with sales rising 17.8 percent. Balance of Trade in Mauritius averaged -5906.55 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.

Mauritius Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-23 09:30 AM Jan MUR-8.64B MUR-7.93B
2017-04-21 09:30 AM Feb MUR-5.65B MUR-8.61B
2017-05-24 09:50 AM Mar MUR -7.3B MUR-5.65B
2017-06-22 09:30 AM Apr MUR -7.3B
2017-07-21 09:30 AM May
2017-08-22 09:30 AM Jun




Mauritius Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -7339.00 -5683.00 560.00 -23045.00 MUR Million [+]
Exports 7858.00 6260.00 21687.00 1407.00 MUR Million [+]
Imports 15197.00 11943.00 44732.00 1755.00 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -4660.00 -6932.00 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 4496.00 5816.00 44378.00 3055.00 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 111432.00 110271.00 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 [+]

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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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7339.00 -5683.00 560.00 -23045.00 1985 - 2017 MUR Million Monthly



balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 3107.00 Mar/17
Brazil 6969.00 Apr/17
Canada -134.70 Mar/17
China 380.48 Apr/17
Euro Area 30899.90 Mar/17
France -5353.00 Mar/17
Germany 25385.00 Mar/17
India -13249.19 Apr/17
Indonesia 1238.30 Apr/17
Italy 5418.04 Mar/17
Japan 481.75 Apr/17
Mexico -183.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 6719.00 Mar/17
Russia 12598.00 Mar/17
South Korea 13254.00 Apr/17
Spain -1458000.00 Mar/17
Switzerland 1968.25 Apr/17
Turkey -4492.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom -4900.00 Mar/17
United States -43706.00 Mar/17