North America Trade to GDP Ratio 1970-2023

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 26.65%, a 3.07% decline from 2019.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 29.72%, a 1.2% decline from 2018.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 30.92%, a 0.43% increase from 2017.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 30.49%, a 0.58% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
European Union 85.60%
Euro Area 82.90%
World 52.10%
OECD members 51.82%
Sub-Saharan Africa 50.03%
East Asia & Pacific 49.77%
Latin America & Caribbean 46.66%
South Asia 36.10%
North America 26.65%
North America Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 26.65% -3.07%
2019 29.72% -1.20%
2018 30.92% 0.43%
2017 30.49% 0.58%
2016 29.91% -1.19%
2015 31.10% -1.85%
2014 32.95% 0.18%
2013 32.77% -0.65%
2012 33.42% -0.14%
2011 33.56% 2.59%
2010 30.97% 3.33%
2009 27.64% -5.40%
2008 33.04% 1.76%
2007 31.28% 0.80%
2006 30.48% 1.08%
2005 29.41% 1.05%
2004 28.35% 1.70%
2003 26.66% -0.19%
2002 26.85% -0.85%
2001 27.70% -2.33%
2000 30.03% 1.86%
1999 28.16% 0.62%
1998 27.54% -0.23%
1997 27.77% 1.01%
1996 26.77% 0.32%
1995 26.45% 1.68%
1994 24.77% 1.45%
1993 23.32% 0.56%
1992 22.77% 0.45%
1991 22.31% -0.09%
1990 22.41% 0.36%
1989 22.05% 0.20%
1988 21.84% 1.04%
1987 20.80% 0.80%
1986 20.00% 0.29%
1985 19.72% -0.81%
1984 20.52% 1.28%
1983 19.25% -0.79%
1982 20.03% -2.20%
1981 22.23% -0.73%
1980 22.96% 1.68%
1979 21.28% 1.57%
1978 19.71% 0.77%
1977 18.94% 0.47%
1976 18.47% 0.35%
1975 18.12% -1.04%
1974 19.16% 3.40%
1973 15.76% 1.80%
1972 13.96% 0.63%
1971 13.32% -0.07%
1970 13.39% -0.07%