South Asia 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.
  • South Asia trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 39.47%, a 2.77% decline from 2018.
  • South Asia trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 42.24%, a 2.76% increase from 2017.
  • South Asia trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 39.48%, a 0.46% increase from 2016.
  • South Asia trade to gdp ratio for 2016 was 39.02%, a 2.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
European Union 90.68%
Euro Area 88.14%
Sub-Saharan Africa 57.91%
Latin America & Caribbean 45.80%
South Asia 39.47%
South Asia Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 39.47% -2.77%
2018 42.24% 2.76%
2017 39.48% 0.46%
2016 39.02% -2.04%
2015 41.06% -6.10%
2014 47.16% -4.28%
2013 51.44% -1.68%
2012 53.12% 0.10%
2011 53.02% 5.95%
2010 47.07% 2.28%
2009 44.79% -6.59%
2008 51.37% 6.49%
2007 44.88% -0.18%
2006 45.06% 3.60%
2005 41.46% 4.39%
2004 37.07% 5.46%
2003 31.61% 0.97%
2002 30.65% 2.46%
2001 28.18% -0.55%
2000 28.73% 1.35%
1999 27.38% 0.75%
1998 26.63% 0.60%
1997 26.03% 0.51%
1996 25.52% -0.76%
1995 26.28% 2.69%
1994 23.59% 0.09%
1993 23.51% 1.39%
1992 22.12% 1.65%
1991 20.47% 1.23%
1990 19.24% 0.48%
1989 18.76% 1.53%
1988 17.23% 0.90%
1987 16.33% 0.39%
1986 15.94% -0.83%
1985 16.77% -0.83%
1984 17.60% -0.34%
1983 17.94% -0.25%
1982 18.18% -0.72%
1981 18.90% -1.24%
1980 20.14% 1.34%
1979 18.81% 2.24%
1978 16.56% 0.62%
1977 15.94% -0.38%
1976 16.33% 0.75%
1975 15.57% 1.21%
1974 14.37% 1.72%
1973 12.65% 2.23%
1972 10.42% -0.12%
1971 10.54% -0.23%
1970 10.76% 0.26%
1969 10.50% -1.16%
1968 11.66% -1.01%
1967 12.67% -0.77%
1966 13.44% 1.20%
1965 12.24% -0.59%
1964 12.83% -0.60%
1963 13.43% 0.27%
1962 13.16% 0.01%
1961 13.15% -0.82%
1960 13.97% -0.82%