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Economy > Trade > Import growth: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Annual growth rate of imports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from 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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mauritania 45.26 2005
2 Somalia 45.1 1989
3 Oman 27.42 2004
4 Maldives 25.21 2004
5 Uganda 25.2 2009
6 Saudi Arabia 21.59 2007
7 Afghanistan 20.87 2005
8 Nepal 20.23 2009
9 Djibouti 17.83 2006
10 Turkmenistan 17.53 2009
11 Trinidad and Tobago 17.23 2005
12 Guinea 16.76 2009
13 Algeria 16.66 2009
14 Ethiopia 16.4 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 16.4 2005
15 Congo, Republic of the 16.2 1996
16 Zambia 15.62 2009
17 Suriname 15.19 1994
18 Samoa 15.07 2005
19 Mozambique 13.95 2009
20 Belize 13.49 2008
=21 Cape Verde 13 2009
=21 Brunei 13 2007
23 Australia 12.86 2008
24 Sri Lanka 11.22 2002
25 Cote d'Ivoire 11 2009
26 Lithuania 10.49 2008
27 Kuwait 10.13 2004
28 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10.01 2003
29 Cyprus 9.88 2008
30 Puerto Rico 9.5 2001
31 Papua New Guinea 8.63 2004
32 Slovakia 8.44 2009
33 Tajikistan 7.68 2009
34 Cuba 7.57 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.31 1999
35 Burkina Faso 7.1 2006
36 United Arab Emirates 6.95 2004
37 Tunisia 6.74 2009
38 Vietnam 6.66 2009
39 Lebanon 6.49 2009
=40 Fiji 6.46 1995
=40 Laos 6.46 2008
42 Syria 6.41 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6 1994
43 Haiti 5.84 2009
44 Namibia 5.26 2009
45 Hungary 4.7 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.54 2005
46 Uzbekistan 4.4 2005
47 China 4.15 2009
48 Benin 4.1 2005
49 The Gambia 3.8 2009
50 Antigua and Barbuda 3.73 2002
51 Bhutan 3.69 2009
52 Tanzania 3.55 2006
53 Comoros 3.35 2009
54 Mali 3 2007
55 Slovenia 2.88 2008
56 Togo 2.8 2005
57 Malta 2.76 1993
58 Israel 2.42 2008
59 The Bahamas 2.36 2007
60 Central African Republic 2.09 2006
61 Madagascar 1.79 2009
62 Seychelles 1.73 2009
63 Sierra Leone 0.69 1995
64 Dominica 0.58 2006
65 Sudan 0.3 2008
66 Saint Kitts and Nevis -0.16 1998
67 Kenya -0.19 2009
68 Lesotho -1.08 2009
69 Eritrea -1.52 2007
70 Grenada -1.81 1999
71 Barbados -1.89 2003
72 Philippines -1.93 2009
73 Zimbabwe -2.57 2005
74 Bangladesh -2.6 2009
75 Gabon -2.83 2009
76 Swaziland -3.49 2009
77 Guyana -4.04 2002
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina -4.48 2009
=79 Malawi -4.6 2009
=79 Mauritius -4.6 2009
81 Cambodia -4.87 2009
82 Cameroon -5.2 2009
83 Azerbaijan -5.28 2009
South Asia average (profile) -5.338 2009
84 Switzerland -5.37 2009
85 Panama -5.62 2009
86 Morocco -5.97 2009
87 Rwanda -6.69 1999
88 India -7.28 2009
89 Nicaragua -7.65 2009
90 Jordan -7.83 2009
91 Colombia -7.94 2009
92 Ecuador -8.01 2009
93 Kyrgyzstan -8.38 2009
94 Netherlands -8.49 2009
=95 Belarus -8.6 2009
=95 Uruguay -8.6 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) -8.767 2009
97 Bahrain -9 1985
98 Botswana -9.27 2009
99 Guatemala -9.35 2009
100 Germany -9.38 2009
101 Ireland -9.74 2009
102 Dominican Republic -9.84 2009
103 Bolivia -10.21 2009
104 Czech Republic -10.22 2009
105 Luxembourg -10.25 2009
106 France -10.69 2009
107 Portugal -10.8 2009
108 Belgium -11.09 2009
109 Brazil -11.41 2009
110 Norway -11.45 2009
=111 European Union -11.87 2009
=111 Peru -11.87 2009
113 Democratic Republic of the Congo -11.9 2009
114 Albania -11.99 2009
115 United Kingdom -12.26 2009
116 Malaysia -12.28 2009
117 Costa Rica -12.36 2009
118 Denmark -12.49 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) -12.651 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) -12.963 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -13.054 2009
119 Sweden -13.16 2009
120 Paraguay -13.18 2009
121 Chad -13.48 2006
Eurozone average (profile) -13.763 2009
122 United States -13.84 2009
123 Canada -13.92 2009
124 Ghana -14.14 2009
125 Turkey -14.29 2009
126 Poland -14.35 2009
127 Austria -14.45 2009
128 Italy -14.54 2009
European Union average (profile) -14.593 2009
129 New Zealand -14.76 2009
NATO countries average (profile) -14.83 2009
130 Indonesia -14.97 2009
131 Chile -15.1 2009
132 Pakistan -15.16 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) -15.269 2009
133 Kazakhstan -15.9 2009
134 Burma -16.22 2004
135 Japan -16.75 2009
136 Senegal -17.12 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) -17.148 2009
137 Serbia and Montenegro -17.32 2009
138 South Africa -17.44 2009
139 Spain -17.81 2009
140 Finland -18.08 2009
141 Mexico -18.17 2009
142 Greece -18.61 2009
143 Argentina -19.03 2009
144 Niger -19.2 1999
145 Moldova -19.37 2009
146 Venezuela -19.56 2009
147 Croatia -20.66 2009
148 Armenia -20.96 2009
149 Bulgaria -21.48 2009
150 Thailand -21.76 2009
151 El Salvador -23.29 2009
152 Iceland -24.07 2009
153 Romania -24.58 2009
154 Honduras -26 2009
155 Estonia -26.76 2009
156 Russia -30.4 2009
157 Latvia -34.19 2009
158 Burundi -37.87 1996
159 Ukraine -38.6 2009

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Duration 1993-2002 30

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