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Economy > Trade > Imports Stats: compare key data on Russia & United States

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  • Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports: Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service imports) include such activities as international telecommunications, and postal and courier services; computer data; news-related service transactions between residents and nonresidents; construction services; royalties and license fees; miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services; and personal, cultural, and recreational services."
  • Customs and other import duties > Current LCU per capita: Customs and other import duties (current LCU). Customs and other import duties are all levies collected on goods that are entering the country or services delivered by nonresidents to residents. They include levies imposed for revenue or protection purposes and determined on a specific or ad valorem basis as long as they are restricted to imported goods or services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Documents to import > Number per million: Documents to import (number). All documents required per shipment to import goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Goods > Services and income: Imports of goods, services and income is the sum of goods (merchandise) imports, imports of (nonfactor) services and income (factor) payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Goods and services: Imports of goods and services as a % of GDP, 2000
  • Goods and services > BoP > Current US$: Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, goods sent for processing and repairs, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: 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, goods sent for processing and repairs, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Goods and services > Constant LCU: 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Import procedure fees > US$ per container: Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All the fees associated with completing the procedures to export or import the goods are included. These include costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and technical control, customs broker fees, terminal handling charges and inland transport. The cost measure does not include tariffs or trade taxes. Only official costs are recorded."
  • Imports of goods and services: GDP by Type of Expenditure at current prices - US dollars.
  • Imports of goods and services per capita: GDP by Type of Expenditure at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Merchandise imports by the reporting economy > Current US$: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world, as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific > % of total merchandise imp: Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from third world economies in the East Asia and Pacific region according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies in Europe and Central Asia > % of total merchandise i: Merchandise imports from third world economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from third world economies in the Europe and Central Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise import: Merchandise imports from third world economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from third world economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Food imports > % of merchandise imports: Food imports (% of merchandise imports). 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).
  • Leading import source: Country or customs union which is the main supplier of imports.
  • Goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Commodities: A rank ordering of imported products starting with the most important; it sometimes includes the percent of total dollar value.
  • Goods and services > Current LCU: 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.
  • Partners: A rank ordering of trading partners starting with the most important; it sometimes includes the percent of total dollar value.
  • Spending on imports: 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."
  • Merchandise imports from high-income economies > % of total merchandise imports: Merchandise imports from high-income economies are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Ores and scrap metal imports > % of merchandise imports: Ores and metals comprise commodities in SITC sections 27 (crude fertilizer, minerals nes); 28 (metalliferous ores, scrap); and 68 (non-ferrous metals)."
  • Services: Services (previously nonfactor services) refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Documents to import > Number: Documents to import (number). All documents required per shipment to import goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included.
  • Commercial service imports > Current US$: Commercial service imports are total service imports minus imports of government services not included elsewhere. International transactions in services are defined by the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (1993) as the economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Definitions may vary among reporting economies."
  • Per $ GDP: This entry provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise imports on a c.i.f. (cost, insurance, and freight) or f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Goods and services > Current US$ > Per capita: 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Travel services > % of commercial service imports: Travel services (% of commercial service imports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging, meals, and transport (within the economy visited)."
  • Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service imports: Insurance and financial services cover freight insurance on goods imported and other direct insurance such as life insurance; financial intermediation services such as commissions, foreign exchange transactions, and brokerage services; and auxiliary services such as financial market operational and regulatory services."
  • Insurance and financial services > % of service imports: Insurance and financial services (% of service imports, BoP) cover various types of insurance provided to nonresidents by resident insurance enterprises and vice versa, and financial intermediary and auxiliary services (except those of insurance enterprises and pension funds) exchanged between residents and nonresidents. Services imports refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies in Middle East and North Africa > % of total merchand: Merchandise imports from third world economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from third world economies in the Middle East and North Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies in South Asia > % of total merchandise imports: Merchandise imports from third world economies in South Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from third world economies in the South Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies outside region > % of total merchandise imports: Merchandise imports from third world economies outside region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other third world economies in other World Bank regions according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Goods and services as % 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments.
  • Goods and services > Current US$ > Per $ 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Customs and other import duties > Current LCU: Customs and other import duties (current LCU). Customs and other import duties are all levies collected on goods that are entering the country or services delivered by nonresidents to residents. They include levies imposed for revenue or protection purposes and determined on a specific or ad valorem basis as long as they are restricted to imported goods or services.
  • Goods and services > Current US$: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Goods and services > Constant 2000 US$: 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 labor and property income (formerly called factor services) as well as transfer payments. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.
  • Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per capita: 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, goods sent for processing and repairs, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Per capita: This entry provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise imports on a c.i.f. (cost, insurance, and freight) or f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
STAT Russia United States HISTORY
Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 44.76%
Ranked 30th. 29% more than United States
34.65%
Ranked 56th.

Customs and other import duties > Current LCU per capita 5,537.91
Ranked 24th. 54 times more than United States
102.28
Ranked 61st.

Documents to import > Number per million 0.0766
Ranked 171st. 5 times more than United States
0.0159
Ranked 185th.

Goods > Services and income 326.64 billion
Ranked 15th.
2.41 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Russia

Goods and services 25%
Ranked 131st. 92% more than United States
13%
Ranked 152nd.
Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ 164.72 billion BoP $
Ranked 17th.
1.99 trillion BoP $
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Russia

Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.216 BoP $ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 121st. 35% more than United States
0.16 BoP $ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 127th.

Goods and services > Constant LCU 4022751000000 1719200000000
Import procedure fees > US$ per container $1,850.00
Ranked 42nd. 41% more than United States
$1,315.00
Ranked 85th.

Imports of goods and services 449.42 billion
Ranked 12th.
2.74 trillion
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Russia

Imports of goods and services per capita 3,131.14
Ranked 97th.
8,738.38
Ranked 57th. 3 times more than Russia

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy > Current US$ $160.77 billion
Ranked 17th.
$1.60 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Russia

Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific > % of total merchandise imp 16.52%
Ranked 34th.
24.28%
Ranked 18th. 47% more than Russia

Merchandise imports from third world economies in Europe and Central Asia > % of total merchandise i 12.8%
Ranked 25th. 7 times more than United States
1.86%
Ranked 79th.

Merchandise imports from third world economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise import 0.65%
Ranked 76th.
2.87%
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than Russia

Food imports > % of merchandise imports 12.33%
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than United States
5.05%
Ranked 80th.

Leading import source European Union Canada
Goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ per capita 998.99 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 56th.
5,871.48 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 25th. 6 times more than Russia

Commodities vehicles, pharmaceutical products, plastic, semi-finished metal products, meat, fruits and nuts, optical and medical instruments, iron, steel agricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9% (crude oil 8.2%), capital goods 30.4% (computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture, toys)
Goods and services > Current LCU 4655400000000 1797800000000
Partners Germany 14.39%, China 13.98%, Ukraine 5.48%, Italy 4.84%, US 4.46% China 19.3%, Canada 14.24%, Mexico 11.12%, Japan 6.14%, Germany 4.53%
Spending on imports 20.37
Ranked 131st. 46% more than United States
13.92
Ranked 137th.

Merchandise imports from high-income economies > % of total merchandise imports 61.42%
Ranked 88th. 24% more than United States
49.68%
Ranked 118th.

Ores and scrap metal imports > % of merchandise imports 1.59%
Ranked 59th.
2.02%
Ranked 48th. 27% more than Russia

Services 61.29 billion
Ranked 17th.
369.2 billion
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Russia

Documents to import > Number 10
Ranked 29th. Twice as much as United States
5
Ranked 147th.

Commercial service imports > Current US$ $59.10 billion
Ranked 16th.
$334.31 billion
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Russia

Per $ GDP $0.17 per $1 of GDP
Ranked 153th. 18% more than United States
$0.14 per $1 of GDP
Ranked 158th.

Goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 999.25 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 57th.
5,854.48 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 25th. 6 times more than Russia

Goods and services > Current US$ > Per capita 1,150.26$ per capita
Ranked 70th.
6,122.14$ per capita
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Russia

Travel services > % of commercial service imports 35.13%
Ranked 19th. 48% more than United States
23.7%
Ranked 70th.

Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service imports 4.12%
Ranked 95th.
21.44%
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Russia

Insurance and financial services > % of service imports 3.97%
Ranked 94th.
19.42%
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Russia

Merchandise imports from third world economies in Middle East and North Africa > % of total merchand 0.57%
Ranked 85th.
1.7%
Ranked 45th. 3 times more than Russia

Merchandise imports from third world economies in South Asia > % of total merchandise imports 1.29%
Ranked 79th.
1.94%
Ranked 57th. 50% more than Russia

Merchandise imports from third world economies outside region > % of total merchandise imports 23.4%
Ranked 61st.
50.31%
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Russia

Goods and services as % of GDP 24.15
Ranked 126th. 62% more than United States
14.95
Ranked 15th.
Goods and services > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.216$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 142nd. 40% more than United States
0.154$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 163th.

Customs and other import duties > Current LCU 791.7 billion
Ranked 11th. 25 times more than United States
31.87 billion
Ranked 31st.

Goods and services > Current US$ 164.62 billion$
Ranked 14th.
1.8 trillion$
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Russia

Goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ 143.01 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 13th.
1.72 trillion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Russia

Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per capita 1,150.96 BoP $ per capita
Ranked 85th.
6,720.33 BoP $ per capita
Ranked 39th. 6 times more than Russia

Per capita $1,580.16 per capita
Ranked 76th.
$6,535.17 per capita
Ranked 41st. 4 times more than Russia

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC; World Development Indicators database; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.; World Bank staff estimates; World Trade Organization Trade Profiles database, loaded 2010; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.

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