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

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services (current 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 current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Hong Kong 223.54% 2012
2 Singapore 178.49% 2012
3 Luxembourg 143.14% 2012
4 East Timor 124.45% 2011
5 Guyana 119.21% 2005
6 Lesotho 108.02% 2012
7 Maldives 106.76% 2012
8 Kiribati 105.48% 2012
9 Kyrgyzstan 99.72% 2012
10 Seychelles 99.09% 2011
11 Mauritania 94.25% 2012
12 Estonia 92.55% 2012
13 Malta 90.36% 2011
14 Liberia 87.83% 2012
15 Aruba 86.44% 2011
16 Slovakia 86.41% 2011
17 Hungary 85.72% 2011
18 Belgium 84.94% 2012
19 Federated States of Micronesia 84.32% 1983
20 Moldova 84.22% 2012
21 Vietnam 84.17% 2012
22 Ireland 83.74% 2012
23 Netherlands 79.45% 2012
24 Lithuania 78.96% 2011
25 Panama 78.49% 2012
26 Djibouti 77.15% 2007
27 Belarus 77.11% 2012
28 Palau 76.98% 2012
29 Mongolia 76.86% 2012
30 Malaysia 75.65% 2012
31 Republic of Macedonia 75.48% 2012
32 Swaziland 74.69% 2011
33 Thailand 73.85% 2012
34 Jordan 73.72% 2012
35 Czech Republic 72.72% 2012
36 United Arab Emirates 72.28% 2011
37 Slovenia 70.24% 2011
38 Bulgaria 70.24% 2012
39 Honduras 69.83% 2012
40 Mozambique 69.59% 2012
41 Zimbabwe 68.95% 2012
42 Montenegro 68.34% 2012
43 Mauritius 66.62% 2012
44 Saint Lucia 65.5% 2012
45 Fiji 65.32% 2012
46 Belize 64.83% 2011
47 Democratic Republic of the Congo 64.82% 2012
48 Tajikistan 64.33% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 64.16% 2011
49 Barbados 63.66% 2011
50 Trinidad and Tobago 63.11% 2011
51 The Bahamas 62.89% 2012
52 Latvia 62.81% 2011
53 Tonga 62.65% 2012
54 Nicaragua 61.72% 2012
55 Samoa 61.62% 2012
European Union average (profile) 61.11% 2011
56 Cambodia 59.5% 2011
57 Puerto Rico 59.38% 2011
58 Ukraine 59.29% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 58.98% 2011
59 Papua New Guinea 58.92% 2004
60 Tunisia 58.61% 2012
Europe average (profile) 57.85% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 57.59% 2011
61 Georgia 57.49% 2012
62 Togo 57.4% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 56.78% 2012
63 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 56.61% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 56.57% 2012
64 Bosnia and Herzegovina 56.5% 2012
65 Ghana 56.23% 2012
66 Equatorial Guinea 55.82% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 55.26% 2012
67 Kosovo 54.55% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 54.55% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 54.37% 2011
68 Serbia 54.21% 2011
69 Sierra Leone 53.63% 2011
70 South Korea 53.42% 2012
71 Austria 53.31% 2012
72 Iceland 53.01% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 52.87% 2012
73 Bhutan 52.71% 2011
74 Jamaica 52.68% 2012
75 Sao Tome and Principe 52.5% 2012
76 Namibia 52.45% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 52.42% 2011
77 Antigua and Barbuda 52.29% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 52.05% 2011
78 Comoros 51.79% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.77% 2011
79 Guinea 51.57% 2012
80 Cape Verde 51.51% 2012
81 Dominica 51.42% 2012
82 Vanuatu 50.81% 2012
83 Morocco 50.41% 2012
84 Botswana 50.33% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 49.93% 2005
85 Grenada 49.91% 2012
86 Macau 49.71% 2012
87 Denmark 49.52% 2012
88 Armenia 49.47% 2012
89 Lebanon 49.24% 2012
90 Laos 49.06% 2012
91 Kenya 48.5% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.47% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 48.42% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 48.22% 2012
92 Haiti 48% 2012
93 Bahrain 47.8% 2011
94 South Sudan 47.56% 2012
95 Albania 47.35% 2012
96 Tanzania 47.31% 2012
97 The Gambia 47.16% 2011
98 Romania 47.11% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 47.05% 2011
99 Paraguay 46.92% 2012
100 Cyprus 46.56% 2010
101 El Salvador 46.5% 2012
102 Turkmenistan 46.35% 2012
103 Germany 46.26% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 46.16% 2011
104 Poland 45.84% 2012
105 Chad 45.7% 2012
106 Suriname 45.16% 2005
107 Saint Kitts and Nevis 45.04% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 45.03% 2011
108 Niger 45.03% 2012
109 Croatia 44.8% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 44.59% 2012
110 Afghanistan 43.79% 2011
111 Solomon Islands 43.06% 2012
112 European Union 43% 2012
113 Sweden 42.57% 2012
114 Angola 42.17% 2012
115 Senegal 41.98% 2012
116 Switzerland 41.8% 2012
117 Costa Rica 41.76% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 41.31% 2010
failed states average (profile) 41.26% 2010
118 Finland 41.02% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 39.96% 1999
119 Malawi 39.5% 2011
120 Portugal 39.27% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 39.16% 2012
121 Cote d'Ivoire 38.8% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 38.79% 2012
122 Bolivia 37.85% 2012
123 Somalia 37.74% 1990
124 Burundi 37.48% 2012
125 Madagascar 37.11% 2011
126 Zambia 37.03% 2011
127 Sri Lanka 36.47% 2012
128 Mali 36.24% 2011
129 Israel 36% 2011
130 Syria 35.76% 2010
131 Guatemala 35.64% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 35.54% 2011
132 Republic of the Congo 34.81% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 34.61% 2008
133 Yemen 34.59% 2010
134 Uganda 34.48% 2011
135 Mexico 34.47% 2012
136 United Kingdom 34.29% 2012
137 Chile 34.06% 2012
138 Dominican Republic 34.06% 2012
139 Philippines 33.99% 2012
140 Rwanda 33.6% 2012
141 Ecuador 33.2% 2012
142 New Caledonia 32.99% 1999
143 Nepal 32.62% 2012
144 Oman 32.47% 2011
145 Cameroon 32.36% 2012
146 Bangladesh 32.33% 2012
147 Greece 32.03% 2012
148 Canada 31.64% 2012
149 Turkey 31.55% 2012
150 India 31.54% 2012
151 South Africa 31.31% 2012
152 Spain 31.28% 2012
153 Brunei 31.18% 2012
154 Ethiopia 31.03% 2012
155 Gabon 30.91% 2012
156 Kazakhstan 30.79% 2012
157 Saudi Arabia 30.27% 2012
158 Uruguay 30.18% 2012
159 Uzbekistan 29.8% 2012
160 New Zealand 29.71% 2012
161 France 29.65% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 29.3% 2012
162 Italy 29.11% 2012
163 Guinea-Bissau 28.96% 2012
164 Burkina Faso 28.58% 2011
165 Norway 27.48% 2012
166 Libya 27.47% 2008
167 Algeria 27.39% 2012
168 Benin 26.96% 2011
169 Egypt 26.4% 2012
170 Indonesia 25.81% 2012
171 Qatar 25.54% 2011
172 Azerbaijan 24.85% 2012
173 Peru 24.66% 2012
174 Kuwait 24.62% 2011
175 Cuba 24.35% 2008
176 Venezuela 24.23% 2012
177 French Polynesia 24.23% 2000
178 China 24.13% 2012
179 Eritrea 23.15% 2011
180 Nigeria 22.82% 2012
181 Russia 22.14% 2012
182 Central African Republic 22.09% 2012
183 Iran 21.54% 2007
184 Australia 21.17% 2012
185 Pakistan 19.73% 2012
186 Colombia 19.72% 2012
187 Sudan 17.82% 2012
188 Argentina 17.59% 2012
189 United States 17.49% 2012
190 Japan 16.65% 2012
191 Brazil 13.99% 2012

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

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