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Economy > Trade > Imports > Goods and services: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services as a % of GDP, 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 SingaporeSingapore 161% 2000
2 MaltaMalta 114% 2000
3 GuyanaGuyana 111% 2000
4 MalaysiaMalaysia 104% 2000
5 LuxembourgLuxembourg 99% 2000
6 EstoniaEstonia 88% 2000
7 LesothoLesotho 88% 2000
8 MaldivesMaldives 86% 2000
9 EritreaEritrea 86% 2000
10 SeychellesSeychelles 86% 2000
11 TajikistanTajikistan 85% 2000
12 BelgiumBelgium 85% 2000
13 MongoliaMongolia 82% 2000
14 SwazilandSwaziland 81% 2000
15 NicaraguaNicaragua 81% 2000
16 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 80% 2000
17 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 79% 2000
18 SlovakiaSlovakia 76% 2000
19 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 75% 2000
20 GrenadaGrenada 75% 2000
21 IrelandIreland 74% 2000
22 AngolaAngola 74% 2000
23 GhanaGhana 70% 2000
24 JordanJordan 69% 2000
25 BelarusBelarus 69% 2000
26 MauritiusMauritius 67% 2000
27 HungaryHungary 67% 2000
28 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 66% 2000
29 DominicaDominica 64% 2000
30 BelizeBelize 64% 2000
31 BulgariaBulgaria 64% 2000
32 BahrainBahrain 63% 2000
33 FijiFiji 63% 2000
34 SloveniaSlovenia 63% 2000
35 DjiboutiDjibouti 63% 2000
36 Cape VerdeCape Verde 62% 2000
37 The GambiaThe Gambia 61% 2000
38 BhutanBhutan 60% 2000
39 ThailandThailand 59% 2000
40 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 58% 2000
41 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 58% 2000
42 MauritaniaMauritania 57% 2000
43 UkraineUkraine 57% 2000
Eurozone averageEurozone average 57% 2000
44 NetherlandsNetherlands 56% 2000
45 BarbadosBarbados 56% 2000
46 HondurasHonduras 56% 2000
47 NamibiaNamibia 56% 2000
48 JamaicaJamaica 55% 2000
49 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 55% 2000
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 54.29% 2000
European Union averageEuropean Union average 54.18% 2000
50 LatviaLatvia 54% 2000
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 53.72% 2000
51 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 53% 2000
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 52.77% 2000
52 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 52% 2000
53 LithuaniaLithuania 52% 2000
54 ArmeniaArmenia 51% 2000
55 CroatiaCroatia 51% 2000
56 Sri LankaSri Lanka 51% 2000
57 PhilippinesPhilippines 50% 2000
58 TogoTogo 50% 2000
NATO countries averageNATO average 49.7% 2000
59 CyprusCyprus 48% 2000
60 LaosLaos 48% 2000
61 TunisiaTunisia 48% 2000
62 GeorgiaGeorgia 47% 2000
63 IsraelIsrael 47% 2000
64 CambodiaCambodia 47% 2000
65 KazakhstanKazakhstan 47% 2000
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 46.92% 2000
66 Costa RicaCosta Rica 46% 2000
67 AustriaAustria 46% 2000
68 ZambiaZambia 46% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 44.47% 2000
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 44.19% 2000
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 43.55% 2000
69 PortugalPortugal 43% 2000
70 El SalvadorEl Salvador 43% 2000
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 42.11% 2000
71 South KoreaSouth Korea 42% 2000
72 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 42% 2000
73 SwedenSweden 42% 2000
74 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 42% 2000
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 41.79% 2000
75 CanadaCanada 41% 2000
76 NigeriaNigeria 41% 2000
77 YemenYemen 41% 2000
78 SenegalSenegal 40% 2000
79 AlbaniaAlbania 40% 2000
80 MaliMali 40% 2000
81 RomaniaRomania 40% 2000
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 39.32% 2000
82 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 39% 2000
83 PanamaPanama 39% 2000
84 UzbekistanUzbekistan 39% 2000
85 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 39% 2000
86 MozambiqueMozambique 39% 2000
87 IcelandIceland 39% 2000
88 MalawiMalawi 38% 2000
89 LebanonLebanon 38% 2000
90 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 38% 2000
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 37.18% 2000
91 DenmarkDenmark 37% 2000
92 MoroccoMorocco 37% 2000
93 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 37% 2000
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 37% 2000
94 KenyaKenya 36% 2000
95 MadagascarMadagascar 35% 2000
96 SyriaSyria 35% 2000
97 ParaguayParaguay 35% 2000
98 GabonGabon 35% 2000
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 35% 2000
99 PolandPoland 34% 2000
100 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 33% 2000
101 MexicoMexico 33% 2000
102 BotswanaBotswana 33% 2000
103 New ZealandNew Zealand 33% 2000
104 GermanyGermany 33% 2000
105 FinlandFinland 32% 2000
106 NepalNepal 32% 2000
107 SpainSpain 32% 2000
108 ChadChad 32% 2000
109 ComorosComoros 32% 2000
110 EthiopiaEthiopia 31% 2000
111 TurkeyTurkey 31% 2000
112 IndonesiaIndonesia 31% 2000
113 GuineaGuinea 31% 2000
114 EcuadorEcuador 31% 2000
115 ZimbabweZimbabwe 31% 2000
116 ChileChile 31% 2000
117 KuwaitKuwait 31% 2000
118 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 30% 2000
119 NorwayNorway 30% 2000
120 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 29% 2000
121 GreeceGreece 29% 2000
122 BeninBenin 29% 2000
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 28.75% 2000
123 GuatemalaGuatemala 28% 2000
124 CameroonCameroon 27% 2000
125 FranceFrance 27% 2000
126 ItalyItaly 27% 2000
127 HaitiHaiti 27% 2000
128 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 26% 2000
129 South AfricaSouth Africa 26% 2000
130 UgandaUganda 26% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 25.43% 2000
131 BoliviaBolivia 25% 2000
132 RussiaRussia 25% 2000
133 RwandaRwanda 24% 2000
134 BurundiBurundi 24% 2000
135 ChinaChina 23% 2000
136 NigerNiger 23% 2000
137 EgyptEgypt 23% 2000
138 AustraliaAustralia 22% 2000
139 AlgeriaAlgeria 22% 2000
140 IranIran 21% 2000
141 UruguayUruguay 21% 2000
142 ColombiaColombia 20% 2000
143 BangladeshBangladesh 19% 2000
144 PakistanPakistan 19% 2000
145 PeruPeru 18% 2000
146 CubaCuba 18% 2000
147 SurinameSuriname 17% 2000
148 VenezuelaVenezuela 17% 2000
149 IndiaIndia 17% 2000
150 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 16% 2000
151 SudanSudan 16% 2000
152 United StatesUnited States 13% 2000
153 BrazilBrazil 12% 2000
154 ArgentinaArgentina 11% 2000
155 JapanJapan 8% 2000
156 BurmaBurma 1% 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Trade > Imports > Goods and services", World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Trade/Imports/Goods-and-services

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