Sri Lanka 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.
  • Sri Lanka trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 39.52%, a 12.86% decline from 2019.
  • Sri Lanka trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 52.38%, a 1.13% decline from 2018.
  • Sri Lanka trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 53.51%, a 2.62% increase from 2017.
  • Sri Lanka trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 50.89%, a 1.25% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Djibouti 293.78%
Vietnam 209.32%
Cambodia 126.34%
Congo, Rep. 113.96%
Mongolia 113.53%
Georgia 93.27%
Mauritania 90.67%
Nicaragua 89.47%
Honduras 85.75%
Cabo Verde 84.69%
Kyrgyz Republic 83.01%
Ukraine 79.13%
Morocco 78.62%
Moldova 76.99%
Kosovo 76.66%
Vanuatu 70.12%
El Salvador 69.43%
West Bank and Gaza 67.12%
Solomon Islands 63.73%
Uzbekistan 63.05%
Angola 62.62%
Philippines 58.17%
Myanmar 56.44%
Sri Lanka 39.52%
Cameroon 36.61%
India 36.47%
Egypt 33.96%
Indonesia 33.19%
Kenya 31.42%
Bangladesh 30.76%
Pakistan 26.21%
Nigeria 25.40%
Sudan 9.96%
Sri Lanka Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 39.52% -12.86%
2019 52.38% -1.13%
2018 53.51% 2.62%
2017 50.89% 1.25%
2016 49.64% 0.08%
2015 49.56% -0.69%
2014 50.25% 0.99%
2013 49.26% -2.23%
2012 51.49% -3.49%
2011 54.98% 8.62%
2010 46.36% -2.79%
2009 49.15% -14.22%
2008 63.37% -5.24%
2007 68.61% -2.65%
2006 71.26% -2.34%
2005 73.60% -5.88%
2004 79.48% 4.15%
2003 75.34% -1.00%
2002 76.34% -4.56%
2001 80.90% -7.74%
2000 88.64% 9.88%
1999 78.75% 0.26%
1998 78.50% -1.64%
1997 80.14% 1.26%
1996 78.87% -2.76%
1995 81.64% 2.20%
1994 79.43% 2.28%
1993 77.15% 4.34%
1992 72.80% 5.21%
1991 67.60% -0.65%
1990 68.24% 4.23%
1989 64.02% 1.10%
1988 62.91% 2.02%
1987 60.89% 1.84%
1986 59.05% -4.93%
1985 63.98% 0.43%
1984 63.55% -4.21%
1983 67.76% -5.85%
1982 73.61% -3.38%
1981 77.00% -10.02%
1980 87.02% 7.55%
1979 79.46% 5.15%
1978 74.32% 10.35%
1977 63.97% 3.54%
1976 60.43% -2.02%
1975 62.45% 2.12%
1974 60.33% 10.42%
1973 49.91% 3.68%
1972 46.23% -5.00%
1971 51.22% -2.83%
1970 54.05% 11.04%
1969 43.01% -1.20%
1968 44.21% 0.45%
1967 43.76% -4.45%
1966 48.22% -3.18%
1965 51.40% 0.06%
1964 51.34% -1.91%
1963 53.25% -3.74%
1962 56.99% 0.97%
1961 56.02% -6.84%
1960 62.87% -6.84%