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Lifestyle > Food and drink > Imports > % of merchandise imports: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Guinea-Bissau 50.69% 2005
2 Eritrea 45.56% 2003
3 Kiribati 42.29% 2009
4 Sao Tome and Principe 35.91% 2009
5 The Gambia 34.27% 2009
6 Angola 32.5% 1985
7 Equatorial Guinea 31.8% 1983
8 Laos 31.67% 1974
9 Benin 30.68% 2006
10 Samoa 30.09% 2009
11 Cape Verde 29.44% 2009
12 Djibouti 29.32% 2009
13 Aruba 28.9% 2009
14 Mauritania 28.23% 2008
15 Haiti 26.1% 1981
16 Liberia 25.01% 1984
17 Niger 24.88% 2008
18 Chad 24.27% 1995
19 Senegal 24.2% 2009
20 Grenada 24.09% 2009
21 French Polynesia 23.54% 2009
22 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 23.52% 2009
23 Mayotte 23.3% 2009
24 Cote d'Ivoire 23.17% 2009
25 Sierra Leone 22.53% 2002
26 Bangladesh 22.46% 2007
27 Somalia 22.44% 1982
28 Zimbabwe 22.38% 2009
29 Tonga 21.96% 2007
30 Dominica 21.89% 2008
31 Tuvalu 21.53% 2008
32 Vanuatu 21.32% 2007
=33 Greenland 21.13% 2007
=33 Saint Lucia 21.13% 2008
35 Solomon Islands 21.09% 1988
36 Congo, Republic of the 20.81% 1995
37 Barbados 20.63% 2009
38 Netherlands Antilles 20.61% 2008
39 Fiji 20.59% 2009
40 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.55% 1986
41 Swaziland 20.54% 2007
42 Bermuda 20.5% 1997
43 Antigua and Barbuda 20.04% 2007
44 Comoros 19.5% 2007
45 Armenia 19.3% 2009
46 Cayman Islands 19.08% 1980
47 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19% 2009
48 El Salvador 18.92% 2009
49 Honduras 18.78% 2009
50 Turks and Caicos Islands 18.38% 2004
51 The Bahamas 18.37% 2009
52 Afghanistan 18.29% 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 18.2% 1974
53 Jamaica 18.11% 2009
54 Cameroon 17.98% 2006
55 Saint Kitts and Nevis 17.75% 2008
56 Nicaragua 17.64% 2009
57 East Timor 17.63% 2005
58 Seychelles 17.17% 2008
59 Central African Republic 17.14% 2005
60 Albania 17.07% 2009
61 Faroe Islands 17.06% 2009
62 Jordan 17.04% 2009
63 Brunei 17.02% 2006
64 Russia 16.97% 2009
65 Kyrgyzstan 16.88% 2009
66 Libya 16.76% 2004
67 Papua New Guinea 16.67% 2004
68 Gabon 16.63% 2006
69 Latvia 16.55% 2009
70 Algeria 16.34% 2009
71 Venezuela 16.16% 2009
72 Mauritius 16.11% 2009
73 Maldives 15.87% 2008
74 Sri Lanka 15.75% 2009
75 Azerbaijan 15.74% 2009
76 Burkina Faso 15.72% 2009
77 Lesotho 15.61% 2004
78 Malta 15.57% 2009
79 Cyprus 15.48% 2009
80 Mozambique 15.42% 2009
81 Nepal 15.37% 2009
82 Lebanon 15.34% 2009
83 Georgia 15.33% 2008
84 Moldova 15.18% 2009
85 Guyana 15.07% 2009
86 Sudan 14.93% 2009
87 Ghana 14.76% 2008
88 Kuwait 14.7% 2008
89 Togo 14.64% 2007
90 Bhutan 14.58% 2009
91 Dominican Republic 14.36% 2009
92 Syria 14.02% 2008
93 Lithuania 13.97% 2009
94 Namibia 13.94% 2008
95 Guatemala 13.73% 2009
96 Denmark 13.33% 2009
97 Guinea 13.23% 2008
98 Malawi 13.08% 2009
99 Portugal 13.07% 2009
100 Botswana 13.06% 2009
101 Uganda 12.97% 2008
102 Greece 12.77% 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 12.73% 2008
103 Belize 12.72% 2008
104 Burundi 12.54% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.51% 2007
105 Estonia 12.5% 2009
106 Mali 12.45% 2008
107 Rwanda 12.37% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 12.18% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 12.11% 2009
108 Luxembourg 11.97% 2009
109 Ireland 11.95% 2009
110 Cuba 11.92% 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 11.9% 2008
111 Nigeria 11.83% 2009
112 Mongolia 11.82% 2007
113 Turkmenistan 11.71% 2000
114 Suriname 11.66% 2008
115 New Caledonia 11.65% 2008
116 Kenya 11.63% 2008
117 Panama 11.62% 2009
118 Philippines 11.57% 2009
119 Iceland 11.52% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 11.47% 2009
120 Pakistan 11.37% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 11.35% 2009
121 Saudi Arabia 11.34% 2009
122 Virgin Islands 11.31% 1978
123 Morocco 11.18% 2009
124 Peru 11% 2009
125 Netherlands 10.94% 2009
126 Oman 10.91% 2009
=127 Ethiopia 10.86% 2009
=127 United Kingdom 10.86% 2009
European Union average (profile) 10.82% 2009
129 Madagascar 10.68% 2009
130 New Zealand 10.5% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 10.49% 2009
131 Japan 10.45% 2009
132 Colombia 10.27% 2009
133 Italy 10.23% 2009
134 Tajikistan 10.21% 2000
135 Croatia 10.13% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 10.1% 2008
136 Uruguay 10.09% 2009
137 Trinidad and Tobago 10.06% 2009
138 Bulgaria 10% 2009
139 Sweden 9.87% 2009
140 European Union 9.63% 2009
Europe average (profile) 9.59% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.47% 2009
141 Ecuador 9.46% 2009
142 Belgium 9.38% 2009
143 France 9.29% 2009
144 Spain 9.25% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.17% 2009
145 Bolivia 9.15% 2009
146 Romania 9.11% 2009
147 Tanzania 8.93% 2009
148 Indonesia 8.92% 2009
149 Slovenia 8.89% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8.89% 2009
150 Tunisia 8.56% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 8.5% 2009
151 Kazakhstan 8.5% 2009
152 Norway 8.43% 2009
153 Paraguay 8.23% 2009
154 Malaysia 8.15% 2009
155 Canada 8.05% 2009
156 Germany 7.87% 2009
157 Austria 7.86% 2009
158 Belarus 7.81% 2009
159 Israel 7.61% 2009
=160 Mexico 7.35% 2009
=160 Ukraine 7.35% 2008
162 Finland 7.34% 2009
163 Costa Rica 7.23% 2009
164 Chile 7.21% 2009
165 Burma 7.08% 2001
166 Cambodia 7.01% 2008
167 Vietnam 6.97% 2008
168 Poland 6.62% 2008
169 United Arab Emirates 6.6% 2008
170 South Africa 6.52% 2009
171 Zambia 6.47% 2009
172 Czech Republic 6.3% 2009
173 Switzerland 6.29% 2009
174 Qatar 6.01% 2008
175 Serbia and Montenegro 5.78% 2007
176 Australia 5.75% 2009
177 Slovakia 5.53% 2008
178 Thailand 5.5% 2009
179 United States 5.45% 2009
180 Brazil 5.26% 2009
181 Hungary 5.25% 2009
182 Bahrain 5.16% 2007
183 China 4.92% 2009
184 Turkey 4.38% 2009
185 India 4.21% 2009
186 Argentina 3.7% 2009
187 Singapore 3.29% 2009
188 Iraq 1.2% 2002

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"Countries Compared by Lifestyle > Food and drink > Imports > % of merchandise imports. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Lifestyle/Food-and-drink/Imports/%-of-merchandise-imports

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