Exports of goods and services (annual % growth)



 Exports of goods and services (annual % growth) in Senegal


The Exports of goods and services (annual % growth) in Senegal was reported at 6.18 in 2008, according to the World Bank. Annual growth rate of exports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.This page includes a historical data chart, news and forecats for Exports of goods and services (annual % growth) in Senegal. Senegal is a lower income country in the Sub Saharan Africa. Senegal's main industries are agricultural and fish processing, phosphate mining, fertilizer production, petroleum refining, construction materials and ship construction and repair. Dakar (the former capital of French West Africa), is home to banks and other institutions which serve all of Francophone West Africa, and is a hub for shipping and transport in the region. Senegal also has one of the best developed tourist industries in Africa. Yet, the nation still depends heavily on foreign assistance.