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Transport > Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Aruba 261.57% 2011
2 Liberia 214.26% 2011
3 Hong Kong 212.97% 2012
4 Singapore 179.67% 2012
5 East Timor 128.66% 2012
6 Luxembourg 116.08% 2012
7 Lesotho 110.08% 2012
8 Maldives 106.45% 2012
9 Kyrgyzstan 100.39% 2012
10 Malta 97.52% 2012
11 Slovakia 90.36% 2012
12 Estonia 89.63% 2012
13 Guyana 87.78% 2012
14 Ireland 83.48% 2012
15 Belgium 83.37% 2012
16 Lithuania 83.16% 2012
17 Mozambique 82.74% 2012
18 Vietnam 82.73% 2012
19 Hungary 82.04% 2012
20 Moldova 78.72% 2012
21 Panama 78.51% 2012
22 Mongolia 77.87% 2012
23 Belarus 77.22% 2012
24 Republic of the Congo 76.07% 2007
25 Lebanon 75.91% 2012
26 Malaysia 75.57% 2012
27 Tajikistan 75.47% 2012
28 Thailand 74.56% 2012
29 Jordan 73.54% 2012
30 Netherlands 73.39% 2012
31 Mauritius 71.89% 2012
32 Swaziland 71.11% 2010
33 Czech Republic 70.83% 2012
34 Slovenia 70.78% 2012
35 Nicaragua 70.26% 2012
36 Bulgaria 69.6% 2012
37 Republic of Macedonia 68% 2012
38 Bhutan 67.99% 2012
39 Cambodia 67.63% 2012
40 Djibouti 67.06% 2007
41 Sierra Leone 67.04% 2012
42 Papua New Guinea 66.3% 2010
43 Belize 65.58% 2011
44 Saint Lucia 65.5% 2012
45 Fiji 64.79% 2010
46 Solomon Islands 64.54% 2012
47 Montenegro 64.35% 2012
48 Latvia 63.69% 2012
49 Cape Verde 62.9% 2012
50 Trinidad and Tobago 62.89% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 62.3% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 61.57% 2012
51 Samoa 60.91% 2012
52 The Bahamas 60.41% 2012
European Union average (profile) 59.66% 2012
53 Botswana 59.44% 2012
54 Malawi 59.38% 2012
55 Serbia 58.82% 2012
56 Tonga 58.56% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 58.02% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 57.91% 2012
57 Tunisia 57.71% 2012
58 Georgia 57.7% 2012
59 Togo 57.62% 2010
60 Ukraine 57.3% 2012
Europe average (profile) 56.68% 2012
61 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 56.61% 2012
62 Honduras 55.6% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 55.49% 2012
63 Switzerland 55.2% 2012
64 South Korea 55.09% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 55.04% 2012
65 Bosnia and Herzegovina 54.9% 2012
66 Barbados 54.52% 2010
67 Kosovo 54.46% 2012
68 Ghana 54.04% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 53.72% 2012
69 Jamaica 53.5% 2012
70 Sao Tome and Principe 53.24% 2012
71 Iceland 52.98% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 52.64% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 52.41% 2011
72 Antigua and Barbuda 52.29% 2012
73 Austria 52.14% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 52.13% 2011
74 Niger 51.88% 2010
75 Dominica 51.42% 2012
76 Vanuatu 50.82% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 50.2% 2011
77 Suriname 50.08% 2012
78 Namibia 49.98% 2011
79 Grenada 49.91% 2012
80 Faeroe Islands 49.83% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 49.53% 2012
81 Macau 49.4% 2012
82 Armenia 49.29% 2012
83 Denmark 49.21% 2012
84 Haiti 49.08% 2012
85 Morocco 48.98% 2012
86 Kenya 47.99% 2012
87 The Gambia 47.91% 2012
88 Bahrain 47.8% 2011
89 Cote d'Ivoire 47.01% 2010
90 Poland 46.85% 2012
91 Paraguay 46.76% 2012
92 Guinea 46.33% 2012
93 Saint Kitts and Nevis 45.04% 2012
94 Cyprus 45.01% 2012
95 Tanzania 44.9% 2012
96 Germany 44.87% 2012
97 Albania 44.63% 2012
98 Zambia 44.54% 2012
99 Afghanistan 44.36% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 44.3% 2009
100 El Salvador 43.64% 2012
101 Libya 43.4% 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 43.4% 2012
102 Croatia 42.8% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 42.47% 2012
103 Romania 42.36% 2012
104 European Union 42.1% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 41.97% 2005
105 Sweden 41.46% 2012
106 Finland 41.13% 2012
107 Oman 40.82% 2011
108 Senegal 40.46% 2010
109 Angola 40.14% 2012
110 Mali 39.74% 2010
111 Portugal 39.06% 2012
112 Uganda 38.36% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 38.24% 2012
113 Burundi 37.32% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 37.21% 2012
114 Sri Lanka 36.55% 2012
115 Laos 36.52% 2012
116 Guatemala 36.07% 2012
117 Israel 36.02% 2011
118 Bolivia 35.84% 2012
119 Guinea-Bissau 35.81% 2010
120 Nepal 35.27% 2012
121 Rwanda 34.99% 2012
122 Benin 34.92% 2010
123 Brunei 34.63% 2009
124 Mexico 34.11% 2012
125 United Kingdom 33.99% 2012
126 Bermuda 33.9% 2011
127 Chile 33.53% 2012
128 Yemen 33.17% 2011
129 Ecuador 33.08% 2012
130 Syria 32.81% 2010
131 Ethiopia 32.76% 2012
132 Cameroon 32.62% 2012
133 Bangladesh 32.58% 2012
134 Madagascar 32.54% 2005
135 Costa Rica 32.39% 2012
136 Canada 32.02% 2012
137 Turkey 31.6% 2012
138 India 31.49% 2012
139 South Africa 31.31% 2012
140 France 31.29% 2012
141 Spain 30.68% 2012
142 Philippines 30.45% 2012
143 Saudi Arabia 30.27% 2012
144 Iraq 30.17% 2012
145 Algeria 30.1% 2012
146 Kazakhstan 29.99% 2012
147 Uruguay 29.64% 2012
148 Nigeria 29.47% 2012
149 New Zealand 29.31% 2012
150 Dominican Republic 29.26% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 29.22% 2012
151 Greece 27.87% 2012
152 Italy 27.85% 2012
153 Burkina Faso 27.76% 2010
154 Gabon 27.61% 2005
155 Norway 27.37% 2012
156 Egypt 26.74% 2012
157 Qatar 25.54% 2011
158 Azerbaijan 25.31% 2012
159 Kuwait 24.79% 2011
160 Indonesia 24.27% 2012
161 Peru 24.25% 2012
162 China 23.16% 2012
163 Russia 22.06% 2012
164 Australia 21.53% 2012
165 Pakistan 20.9% 2012
166 Venezuela 20.33% 2012
167 Colombia 18.19% 2012
168 Argentina 17.86% 2012
169 United States 17.51% 2012
170 Sudan 17.24% 2012
171 Japan 17.03% 2012
172 Brazil 13.5% 2012
173 Seychelles 8.31% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Maritime/Imports-of-goods-and-services/BoP,-current-US$,-%-of-GDP

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