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Trade Volume

Indicator definition:

Trade volume is measured in relation to the size of the domestic economy, and is shown as three values: the value of exports as a percentage of GDP (red dots), the value of imports as a percentage of GDP (green solid line), and the combined value of both imports and exports as a percentage of GDP (blue dotted line). Source: International Monetary Fund.

What you can learn from this indicator:

Trade volume shows how much the economy depends on foreign trade. A nation turns abroad for anything it needs that it cannot generate domestically. Exports reflect dependence on foreign markets, while imports reflect dependence on foreign-made goods and services. High levels of trade volume reflect vigorous engagement with the global economy.


Categories: Overview | Political | Economic | Social | Environmental | Rule of Law | Trade Policy | Money
Graphs: Growth | Income | Inflation | Unemployment | Well-being | Trade Volume | Trade (CAB) | Debt | Spending

Related: Video | LinksView all categories for years from to | See Full Report | Print