Iran Trade to GDP Ratio 1960-2021

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • Iran trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 56.17%, a 8.88% decline from 2018.
  • Iran trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 65.05%, a 16.27% increase from 2017.
  • Iran trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 48.78%, a 5.57% increase from 2016.
  • Iran trade to gdp ratio for 2016 was 43.21%, a 4.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Maldives 146.99%
North Macedonia 138.83%
Belarus 133.35%
Bulgaria 125.17%
Malaysia 123.00%
Libya 117.47%
Belize 115.71%
Serbia 112.08%
Thailand 110.39%
Grenada 110.20%
Dominica 108.72%
Montenegro 108.51%
Equatorial Guinea 107.38%
Nauru 99.21%
Lebanon 96.04%
Armenia 95.74%
Bosnia 95.26%
Mauritius 92.17%
Jamaica 89.03%
Samoa 88.86%
Tonga 87.61%
Jordan 86.34%
Azerbaijan 86.04%
Romania 84.56%
Namibia 83.48%
Mexico 77.92%
Iraq 77.35%
Albania 76.89%
Botswana 74.11%
Gabon 72.25%
Paraguay 69.16%
Costa Rica 66.02%
Kazakhstan 63.90%
Turkey 62.68%
South Africa 59.20%
Iran 56.17%
Algeria 52.03%
Dominican Republic 51.01%
Russia 49.07%
Peru 47.12%
Ecuador 46.74%
Guatemala 45.87%
Colombia 37.71%
China 35.68%
Brazil 28.98%
Iran Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 56.17% -8.88%
2018 65.05% 16.27%
2017 48.78% 5.57%
2016 43.21% 4.20%
2015 39.02% -5.59%
2014 44.60% -5.73%
2013 50.33% 2.96%
2012 47.37% 4.18%
2011 43.19% -0.58%
2010 43.77% 0.07%
2009 43.70% -4.53%
2008 48.23% -1.66%
2007 49.89% -3.28%
2006 53.17% -1.27%
2005 54.44% 3.13%
2004 51.31% 0.63%
2003 50.68% 2.51%
2002 48.17% 7.64%
2001 40.54% -0.72%
2000 41.26% 6.37%
1999 34.89% 5.66%
1998 29.23% -3.42%
1997 32.65% -2.57%
1996 35.22% 0.08%
1995 35.14% -6.46%
1994 41.61% -4.43%
1993 46.04% 5.64%
1992 40.40% -3.80%
1991 44.19% 7.11%
1990 37.08% 9.15%
1989 27.94% 6.35%
1988 21.58% 3.70%
1987 17.88% 3.74%
1986 14.14% -9.03%
1985 23.17% -4.76%
1984 27.93% -10.80%
1983 38.73% 0.67%
1982 38.06% -2.25%
1981 40.31% -2.17%
1980 42.48% -0.32%
1979 42.81% -2.89%
1978 45.69% -14.19%
1977 59.89% -5.55%
1976 65.44% -10.68%
1975 76.12% 4.71%
1974 71.40% 17.31%
1973 54.10% 9.64%
1972 44.45% 0.03%
1971 44.43% 4.76%
1970 39.67% 0.59%
1969 39.08% 1.09%
1968 37.99% 1.04%
1967 36.96% 3.05%
1966 33.91% 1.28%
1965 32.63% -0.10%
1964 32.73% 4.94%
1963 27.79% -0.39%
1962 28.18% -1.42%
1961 29.60% -1.64%
1960 31.24% -1.64%