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Transport > Maritime > Imports of goods and services > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services (% of GDP). 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 Hong Kong 223.54% 2012
2 Singapore 178.49% 2012
3 Luxembourg 148.17% 2012
4 East Timor 120.33% 2011
5 Guyana 119.21% 2005
6 Lesotho 108.02% 2012
7 Maldives 106.76% 2012
8 Kiribati 105.92% 2012
9 Kyrgyzstan 99.7% 2012
10 Seychelles 97.71% 2011
11 Mauritania 94.25% 2012
12 Malta 90.36% 2011
13 Estonia 90.33% 2012
14 Liberia 89.52% 2012
15 Slovakia 86.55% 2011
16 Hungary 86.5% 2011
17 Aruba 86.44% 2011
18 Belgium 85.02% 2012
19 Federated States of Micronesia 84.32% 1983
20 Moldova 84.24% 2012
21 Ireland 83.56% 2012
22 Netherlands 79.63% 2012
23 Lithuania 79% 2011
24 Panama 78.49% 2012
25 Djibouti 77.15% 2007
26 Belarus 77.11% 2012
27 Palau 76.98% 2012
28 Mongolia 76.86% 2012
29 Vietnam 76.53% 2012
30 Zimbabwe 76.06% 2012
31 Republic of Macedonia 75.52% 2012
32 Malaysia 75.28% 2012
33 Swaziland 74.69% 2011
34 United Arab Emirates 74.47% 2012
35 Jordan 74.26% 2012
36 Thailand 73.85% 2012
37 Czech Republic 72.43% 2012
38 Mozambique 71.27% 2012
39 Bulgaria 70.32% 2012
40 Slovenia 70.24% 2011
41 Honduras 70.19% 2012
42 Democratic Republic of the Congo 67.33% 2012
43 Mauritius 66.65% 2012
44 Montenegro 66.12% 2012
45 Fiji 64.89% 2012
46 Tajikistan 64.46% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 64.22% 2011
47 Trinidad and Tobago 62.9% 2011
48 The Bahamas 62.89% 2012
49 Belize 62.85% 2011
50 Saint Lucia 62.73% 2012
51 Latvia 62.67% 2011
52 Tonga 62.66% 2012
53 Guinea 61.97% 2012
54 Nicaragua 61.72% 2012
European Union average (profile) 61.11% 2011
55 Samoa 61.02% 2012
56 Cambodia 59.5% 2011
57 Puerto Rico 59.38% 2011
58 Ukraine 59.29% 2012
59 Papua New Guinea 58.92% 2004
Eastern Europe average (profile) 58.85% 2011
60 Tunisia 58.61% 2012
Europe average (profile) 57.81% 2011
61 Georgia 57.79% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 57.53% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 57.42% 2004
62 Togo 57.4% 2011
63 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 56.61% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 56.5% 2012
64 Ghana 56.23% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 56.11% 2012
65 Equatorial Guinea 55.82% 2011
66 Bosnia and Herzegovina 55.15% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 54.8% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 54.4% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 54.38% 2011
67 Barbados 54.33% 2012
68 Antigua and Barbuda 54.24% 2012
69 Serbia 54.21% 2011
70 Austria 53.98% 2012
71 Sierra Leone 53.63% 2011
72 Cape Verde 53.49% 2012
73 South Korea 53.42% 2012
74 Iceland 53.31% 2012
75 Jamaica 52.98% 2012
76 Kosovo 52.8% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 52.73% 2012
77 Bhutan 52.71% 2011
78 Sao Tome and Principe 52.57% 2012
79 Namibia 52.45% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 52.01% 2011
80 Comoros 51.79% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.65% 2011
81 Dominica 51.41% 2012
82 Grenada 51.41% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 51.04% 2011
83 Vanuatu 50.7% 2012
84 Morocco 50.41% 2012
85 Botswana 50.01% 2012
86 Macau 49.71% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 49.53% 2005
87 Denmark 49.41% 2012
88 Armenia 49.27% 2012
89 Lebanon 49.24% 2012
90 Albania 49.11% 2012
91 Bahrain 48.48% 2012
92 Laos 48.44% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 48.43% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.14% 2012
93 Haiti 48% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 47.37% 2012
94 Tanzania 47.32% 2012
95 The Gambia 47.16% 2011
96 Paraguay 46.92% 2012
97 Cyprus 46.56% 2010
98 El Salvador 46.5% 2012
99 Germany 45.87% 2012
100 Poland 45.84% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 45.77% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 45.39% 2011
101 Suriname 45.16% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 44.71% 2011
102 Kenya 44.49% 2012
103 Turkmenistan 44.39% 2012
104 Saint Kitts and Nevis 43.96% 2012
105 Niger 43.67% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 43.65% 2012
106 South Sudan 43.45% 2012
107 Solomon Islands 43.06% 2012
108 Sweden 42.73% 2012
109 Croatia 42.69% 2012
110 Senegal 42.32% 2012
111 Angola 42.19% 2012
112 Switzerland 41.86% 2012
113 Costa Rica 41.8% 2012
114 Finland 41.43% 2012
115 Romania 41.41% 2012
116 European Union 41.34% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 41.32% 2010
failed states average (profile) 40.39% 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 40.06% 1999
117 Malawi 39.5% 2011
118 Portugal 39.3% 2012
119 Afghanistan 39.16% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 39.09% 2012
120 Chad 39.07% 2012
121 Cote d'Ivoire 38.8% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 38.41% 2012
122 Bolivia 37.85% 2012
123 Somalia 37.74% 1990
124 Burundi 37.47% 2012
125 Madagascar 37.11% 2011
126 Zambia 37.03% 2011
127 Sri Lanka 36.47% 2012
128 Mali 36.24% 2011
129 Israel 35.98% 2012
130 Guatemala 35.87% 2012
131 Syria 35.76% 2010
132 Republic of the Congo 34.81% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 34.59% 2008
133 Yemen 34.59% 2010
134 Uganda 34.48% 2011
135 Mexico 34.47% 2012
136 Dominican Republic 34% 2012
137 Philippines 33.99% 2012
138 Chile 33.85% 2012
139 United Kingdom 33.78% 2012
140 Rwanda 33.6% 2012
141 Nepal 33.4% 2012
142 Ecuador 33.2% 2012
143 New Caledonia 32.99% 1999
144 Oman 32.47% 2011
145 Ethiopia 32.17% 2012
146 Bangladesh 32.12% 2012
147 Greece 32.03% 2012
148 Cameroon 31.93% 2012
149 Spain 31.91% 2012
150 Canada 31.64% 2012
151 Guinea-Bissau 31.6% 2012
152 Turkey 31.55% 2012
153 India 31.54% 2012
154 Gabon 31.39% 2012
155 South Africa 31.31% 2012
156 Brunei 31.18% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 30.77% 2012
157 Kazakhstan 30.33% 2012
158 Saudi Arabia 30.27% 2012
159 Uzbekistan 29.8% 2012
160 New Zealand 29.71% 2012
161 Uruguay 29.66% 2012
162 France 29.65% 2012
163 Italy 29.09% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 29.08% 2012
164 Burkina Faso 28.58% 2011
165 Algeria 27.68% 2012
166 Norway 27.48% 2012
167 Libya 27.47% 2008
168 Benin 26.96% 2011
169 Egypt 25.85% 2012
170 Indonesia 25.81% 2012
171 Azerbaijan 25.64% 2012
172 Qatar 25.54% 2011
173 Kuwait 24.62% 2011
174 China 24.51% 2012
175 Venezuela 24.23% 2012
176 French Polynesia 24.23% 2000
177 Peru 23.83% 2012
178 Eritrea 23.15% 2011
179 Nigeria 22.82% 2012
180 Russia 22.14% 2012
181 Central African Republic 21.64% 2012
182 Iran 21.54% 2007
183 Australia 21.01% 2012
184 Pakistan 20.26% 2012
185 Colombia 19.73% 2012
186 Cuba 19.14% 2011
187 Sudan 17.82% 2012
188 Argentina 17.4% 2012
189 United States 16.89% 2012
190 Japan 16.65% 2012
191 Brazil 13.99% 2012
192 Burma 0.125% 2004

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