Mauritius Trade Balance

2006 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Mauritius's Trade Balance

  • Mauritius's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 243.6 USD mn in Aug 2021, compared with a deficit of 244.8 USD mn in the previous month.
  • Mauritius's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2006 to Aug 2021, with an averaged value of -194.0 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of -83.6 USD mn in Feb 2007 and a record low of -376.9 USD mn in Oct 2018.
  • CEIC calculates monthly Trade Balance from monthly Total Exports and monthly Total Imports. Statistics Mauritius provides Total Exports and Total Imports in local currency. The Bank of Mauritius average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.
  • In the latest reports, Mauritius's Total Exports reached 169.8 USD mn in Jul 2021, an increase of 29.6% YoY (year-on-year).
  • Total Imports recorded 414.6 USD mn in Jul 2021, an increase of 29.6% YoY (year-on-year).

View Mauritius's Trade Balance from Jan 2006 to Aug 2021 in the chart:

Mauritius Trade Balance

What was Mauritius's Trade Balance in Aug 2021?

Mauritius's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 243.6 USD mn in Aug 2021, compared with a deficit of 244.8 USD mn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-243.6 Aug 2021 -244.8 Jul 2021 -376.9 Oct 2018 -83.6 Feb 2007 USD mn monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -347.3 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Sep 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 2,346.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Aug 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -156.5 Aug 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Aug 2021
Australia (USD mn) 10,731.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Aug 2021
Austria (USD mn) -555.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 1,675.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,927.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jul 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 315.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 2,812.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 214.0 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Aug 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 33.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 4,310.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Sep 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 266.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -430.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -409.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Jul 2021
Canada (USD mn) 1,538.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Aug 2021
Chile (USD mn) 78.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Sep 2021
China (USD mn) 66,757.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Sep 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -2,030.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Aug 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -954.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -450.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) -146.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 441.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) -4.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Aug 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -2,876.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -108.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
European Union (USD mn) 10,161.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Finland (USD mn) -694.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Aug 2021
France (USD mn) -7,847.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -552.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Germany (USD mn) 15,250.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -2,588.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -3,378.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -550.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Aug 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -242.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
India (USD mn) -22,590.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,370.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Sep 2021
Iran (USD mn) 14,786.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 6,040.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jul 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,805.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Sep 2021
Italy (USD mn) 6,041.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -108.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2021
Japan (USD mn) -2,474.0 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,254.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Aug 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,707.3 Aug 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Aug 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -1,021.7 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Aug 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 4,205.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -414.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -351.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -588.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 1,200.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -678.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,392.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -278.2 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Aug 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -169.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 5,946.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Malta (USD mn) -210.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Aug 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -243.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -338.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 125.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -246.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,136.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 80.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Nepal (USD mn) -1,191.6 Sep 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Sep 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 5,319.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -1,496.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,658.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Norway (USD mn) 6,203.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Oman (USD mn) 1,512.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) -4,185.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Sep 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -698.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Aug 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) -9.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Peru (USD mn) 1,146.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -3,577.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Poland (USD mn) -1,464.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Aug 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -2,064.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,034.9 Aug 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Aug 2021
Russia (USD mn) 17,461.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -721.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 4,615.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Aug 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -172.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -574.5 Aug 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Aug 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 2,872.1 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Aug 2021
Spain (USD mn) -2,149.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -586.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Aug 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -406.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Sweden (USD mn) -1,186.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 4,343.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 137.062 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,831.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MUR bn) 151.348 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MUR bn) 327.894 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (MUR bn) 145.997 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (MUR mn) 308,399.540 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Public Debt: General Government (MUR mn) 380,065.490 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 110,859.550 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.272 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -243.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 169.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 4.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,040.668 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 23,594.384 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,042.161 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 414.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 29.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 82,446.997 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,987.304 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 47.746 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 20.049 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2.369 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 62.710 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Feb 2021
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 7,321.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 1,183.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,607.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 6,138.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 1,594.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 786.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 4,088.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2021
Imports: SITC: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 1,633.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 3,302.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 4,061.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC (MUR mn) 17,872.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (MUR mn) 2,760.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (MUR mn) 2,999.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 927.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -452.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -18.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,730.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 70.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 313.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 20.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 282.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 330.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 224,205.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,062.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,557.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 57.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.729 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 26,127.881 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 471,317.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) 16,518.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 487,836.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 9,323,444.633 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 192.000 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 14,193.300 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 8,530.700 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 1,540.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 228.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 504.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 4,173.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 257.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 106.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 916.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 336.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 33.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 56.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 54.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 122.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 6.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 920.628 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,602.860 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1976 - Aug 2021
M2 Growth (%) 20.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1977 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,395.4 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1960 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 59.315 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 687.948 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1976 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,011.575 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 17.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 16,424.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 22.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Aug 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,310.373 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2018 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 75.02 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2 (MUR mn) 756,923.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Broad Money Liabilities: M3 (MUR mn) 769,297.000 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2008 - Aug 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: USD (USD mn) 7,842.100 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Sep 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 6,395.377 Aug 2021 monthly Aug 2007 - Aug 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) 2.4 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Business Confidence Indicator: Services (% Point) 207.467 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator (% Point) 11.200 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Manufacturing (% Point) 143.597 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

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