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Transport > Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$). 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. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nicaragua 498.8% 2012
2 Hong Kong 175.97% 2012
3 Singapore 130.31% 2012
4 Kiribati 123.9% 2005
5 Guyana 119.21% 2005
6 Luxembourg 112.63% 2012
7 Lesotho 95.09% 2012
8 East Timor 89.73% 2011
9 Maldives 87.52% 2005
10 Aruba 77.93% 2005
11 Afghanistan 77.47% 2005
12 Hungary 77.27% 2010
13 Bahrain 76.43% 2005
14 Seychelles 73.44% 2005
15 Slovakia 71.88% 2010
16 Estonia 70.49% 2012
17 Belgium 70.4% 2012
18 Ireland 69.95% 2012
19 Cambodia 69.42% 2011
20 Antigua and Barbuda 68.14% 2005
21 Barbados 67.11% 2005
22 Malta 66.93% 2010
23 Cape Verde 66.57% 2005
24 Netherlands 65.55% 2012
25 Saint Lucia 65.47% 2005
26 Fiji 65.12% 2005
27 Mauritania 64.4% 2012
28 Panama 63.42% 2012
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 63.4% 2012
30 Ghana 61.72% 2005
31 Czech Republic 58.43% 2012
32 Tonga 57.71% 2005
33 Palau 56.95% 2005
34 Grenada 56.56% 2005
35 Malaysia 56.55% 2012
36 Republic of Macedonia 55.92% 2012
37 Slovenia 55.58% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 55.44% 2012
38 Samoa 55.42% 2005
39 Djibouti 55.34% 2006
40 Jamaica 55.24% 2005
41 Vanuatu 54.79% 2005
42 Solomon Islands 54.61% 2005
43 Dominica 54.24% 2005
44 Montenegro 54.06% 2012
45 Chad 53.84% 2005
46 Lithuania 53.57% 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 53.19% 2005
47 United Arab Emirates 53.14% 2011
48 Sao Tome and Principe 52.93% 2005
49 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52.81% 2005
50 Moldova 52.8% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 52.52% 2005
51 Saint Kitts and Nevis 52.22% 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 52.15% 2005
52 Belize 51.87% 2011
53 Mongolia 51.69% 2012
54 Georgia 51.57% 2005
55 Vietnam 51.04% 2012
56 Puerto Rico 50.83% 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 49.93% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 49.81% 2010
57 The Bahamas 49.02% 2012
58 Swaziland 48.94% 2012
59 Mauritius 48.74% 2012
60 Thailand 48.72% 2012
61 Bulgaria 48.49% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 48.38% 2005
European Union average (profile) 47.61% 2010
62 Honduras 47.52% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 46.4% 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 46.2% 2005
63 Angola 46.19% 2012
64 Namibia 46.12% 2012
65 Belarus 45.74% 2012
66 Tanzania 45.71% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 45.17% 2005
67 Suriname 45.16% 2005
68 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45.02% 2012
69 Republic of the Congo 44.5% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 44.4% 2010
Europe average (profile) 44.13% 2010
70 Botswana 44.09% 2012
71 Austria 43.34% 2012
72 Zimbabwe 43.33% 2012
73 Mozambique 43.26% 2012
74 Malawi 43.22% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 43.16% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 42.88% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 42.84% 2005
75 Denmark 42.68% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 42.54% 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 42.48% 2011
76 Sierra Leone 42.45% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 41.72% 2012
77 Iceland 41.67% 2012
78 South Korea 41.63% 2012
79 Kyrgyzstan 41.02% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 40.96% 2005
80 Cyprus 40.65% 2010
81 Madagascar 40.6% 2009
82 Germany 40.47% 2012
83 Liberia 40.41% 2012
84 Albania 40.13% 2012
85 Jordan 40.05% 2012
86 Tunisia 39.7% 2012
87 The Gambia 39.41% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 38.99% 2012
88 Bhutan 38.07% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 37.87% 2007
failed states average (profile) 37.81% 2005
89 Serbia 37.81% 2011
90 Macau 37.4% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 37.23% 2006
91 Togo 36.62% 2011
92 Latvia 36.47% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 36.38% 2010
93 Sweden 35.99% 2012
94 El Salvador 35.91% 2012
95 European Union 35.87% 2012
96 Comoros 35.75% 2005
97 Kenya 35.72% 2012
98 Lebanon 35.48% 2012
99 Poland 35.29% 2012
100 Guinea 35.11% 2005
101 Croatia 34.95% 2012
102 Turkmenistan 34.92% 2006
103 Morocco 34.22% 2012
104 Finland 33.99% 2012
105 Portugal 33.3% 2012
106 Qatar 33% 2005
107 Costa Rica 31.75% 2012
108 Oman 31.24% 2005
109 Switzerland 31.07% 2012
110 Uganda 31.02% 2011
111 Cote d'Ivoire 30.9% 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 30.86% 2005
112 Niger 30.8% 2005
113 Ukraine 30.18% 2012
114 Uzbekistan 30.18% 2012
115 Mali 29.7% 2007
116 United Kingdom 29.7% 2012
117 Romania 29.15% 2012
118 Israel 28.85% 2011
119 Mexico 28.52% 2012
120 Equatorial Guinea 28.38% 2011
121 Senegal 28.32% 2012
122 Libya 28.3% 2005
123 Kuwait 28.27% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 27.8% 2012
124 Haiti 27.65% 2012
125 Rwanda 27.6% 2012
126 Cameroon 27.46% 2012
127 Burundi 26.95% 2012
128 Trinidad and Tobago 26.91% 2008
129 Philippines 26.75% 2012
130 Guinea-Bissau 26.53% 2005
131 Dominican Republic 26.53% 2012
132 Chile 26.38% 2012
133 Tajikistan 26.16% 2012
134 Guatemala 26.14% 2012
135 Canada 25.55% 2012
136 France 25.27% 2012
137 Spain 24.95% 2012
138 Brunei 24.94% 2012
139 Saudi Arabia 24.9% 2005
140 South Africa 24.72% 2012
141 Laos 24.49% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 24.2% 2012
142 India 24.09% 2012
143 Greece 24.05% 2012
144 Sri Lanka 24.02% 2012
145 Gabon 23.99% 2012
146 Algeria 23.64% 2009
147 Armenia 23.45% 2012
148 New Zealand 23.09% 2012
149 Italy 23.07% 2012
150 Zambia 23.04% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 23.03% 2011
151 Paraguay 22.99% 2012
152 Yemen 22.26% 2010
153 Bangladesh 21.96% 2012
154 Benin 21.86% 2010
155 Egypt 21.51% 2012
156 Central African Republic 21.49% 2008
157 Norway 21.42% 2012
158 Burkina Faso 20.92% 2011
159 Ecuador 20.9% 2012
160 Nepal 20.84% 2012
161 Uruguay 20.64% 2012
162 Turkey 20.15% 2012
163 Azerbaijan 19.68% 2012
164 Syria 19.61% 2010
165 Argentina 18.95% 2006
166 Peru 18.83% 2012
167 Iran 18.6% 2007
168 Ethiopia 17.32% 2012
169 Kazakhstan 17.22% 2012
170 Bolivia 16.57% 2012
171 Cuba 16.45% 2008
172 Russia 16.41% 2012
173 Venezuela 15.91% 2012
174 Sudan 15.89% 2007
175 Australia 15.87% 2012
176 Indonesia 15.3% 2012
177 Colombia 14.97% 2012
178 United States 14.25% 2012
179 Nigeria 14.14% 2012
180 Eritrea 13.26% 2011
181 China 13.18% 2012
182 Japan 11.11% 2012
183 Brazil 10.2% 2012
184 Pakistan 9.44% 2012

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"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Maritime/Imports-of-goods-and-services/Constant-2000-US$,-%-of-GDP

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