This page displays a table with Mauritania Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Mauritania Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $795.08M 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $311.89M 2020
Cereals $202.85M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $165.46M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $160.45M 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $140.43M 2020
Articles of iron or steel $110.75M 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $87.22M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $78.08M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $67.09M 2020
Plastics $43.64M 2020
Pharmaceutical products $42.55M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $41.48M 2020
Iron and steel $38.06M 2020
Rubbers $37.11M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $36.25M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $25.78M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $23.95M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $22.09M 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $20.88M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $20.27M 2020
Fertilizers $17.55M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $17.31M 2020
Ceramic products $16.77M 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $15.99M 2020
Aluminum $13.29M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $13.07M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $12.24M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $11.20M 2020
Cotton $9.69M 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $8.88M 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $8.46M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $7.78M 2020
Organic chemicals $7.05M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $6.84M 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $6.78M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $6.49M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $6.47M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $5.95M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $5.82M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $5.61M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $5.24M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $4.83M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $4.80M 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $4.56M 2020
Glass and glassware $4.32M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $3.97M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $3.70M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $3.67M 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $3.55M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $3.06M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $2.83M 2020
Copper $2.29M 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $2.29M 2020
Ores slag and ash $2.06M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $1.92M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $1.87M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $1.81M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $1.64M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $1.54M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $1.24M 2020
Zinc $1.08M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $1.04M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $865.98K 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $823.94K 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $801.35K 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $570.08K 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $550.97K 2020
Manmade staple fibers $467.86K 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $465.08K 2020
Silk $379.26K 2020
Manmade filaments $301.80K 2020
Headgear and $161.87K 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $152.41K 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $102.20K 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $87.32K 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $78.60K 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $69.39K 2020
Live animals $65.44K 2020
Nickel $65.30K 2020
Cork and articles of cork $44.79K 2020
Clocks and watches $37.9K 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $35.63K 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $35.32K 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $34.80K 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $27.84K 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $15.99K 2020
Lead $15.39K 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $11.29K 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $10.93K 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $9.01K 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $8.51K 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $4.80K 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $497 2020
Products of animal origin $81 2020
Tin $8.31K 2019
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2016




Mauritania Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -7.67 -8.34 4.57 -31.67 MRU Billion [+]
Current Account -808.40 -576.30 27.69 -1473.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -7.60 -7.60 6.33 -44.50 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 40.95 32.53 50.26 1.35 MRU Billion [+]
Exports 33.28 24.19 33.28 1.85 MRU Billion [+]
Terrorism Index 0.51 0.83 3.90 0.00 [+]
External Debt 4397.00 4342.00 4397.00 1248.30 Million USD [+]
Crude Oil Production 0.00 0.00 50.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]