Hot countries Compared by Economy > Trade > Imports

DEFINITION: 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.


1 Hong Kong $413.00 billion 2010
2 India $327.00 billion 2010
3 Singapore $310.40 billion 2010
4 Mexico $306.00 billion 2010
5 Australia $200.40 billion 2010
6 Brazil $187.70 billion 2010
7 Malaysia $174.30 billion 2010
8 Thailand $156.90 billion 2010
9 Indonesia $111.10 billion 2010
10 Saudi Arabia $99.17 billion 2010
11 Vietnam $84.30 billion 2010
12 Philippines $59.90 billion 2010
13 Egypt $46.52 billion 2010
14 Iraq $42.56 billion 2010
15 Algeria $37.07 billion 2010
16 Colombia $36.26 billion 2010
17 Nigeria $34.18 billion 2010
18 Pakistan $32.71 billion 2010
19 Venezuela $31.37 billion 2010
20 Libya $24.47 billion 2010
21 Qatar $23.38 billion 2010
22 Bangladesh $21.34 billion 2010
23 Kuwait $20.36 billion 2010
24 Oman $19.30 billion 2010
25 Angola $18.10 billion 2010
26 Ecuador $17.65 billion 2010
27 Panama $16.05 billion 2010
28 Dominican Republic $14.53 billion 2010
29 Costa Rica $13.32 billion 2010
30 Guatemala $12.65 billion 2010
31 Bahrain $12.14 billion 2010
32 Sri Lanka $11.60 billion 2010
33 Kenya $10.40 billion 2010
34 Cuba $10.25 billion 2010
35 Ghana $10.18 billion 2010
36 Paraguay $9.57 billion 2010
37 Honduras $8.88 billion 2010
38 Sudan $8.48 billion 2010
39 Yemen $8.35 billion 2010
40 Trinidad and Tobago $8.23 billion 2010
41 El Salvador $7.98 billion 2010
42 Ethiopia $7.52 billion 2010
43 Liberia $7.14 billion 2006
44 Cote d'Ivoire $7.01 billion 2010
45 Tanzania $6.33 billion 2010
46 Cambodia $6.00 billion 2010
47 Equatorial Guinea $5.74 billion 2010
48 Jamaica $5.38 billion 2010
49 Bolivia $5.37 billion 2010
50 Democratic Republic of the Congo $5.20 billion 2009
51 Zambia $4.95 billion 2010
52 Cameroon $4.87 billion 2010
53 Nicaragua $4.70 billion 2010
54 Virgin Islands $4.61 billion 2001
55 Burma $4.53 billion 2010
56 Botswana $4.52 billion 2010
57 Macau $4.50 billion 2009
=58 Senegal $4.47 billion 2010
=58 Uganda $4.47 billion 2010
60 Mauritius $3.94 billion 2010
61 Papua New Guinea $3.55 billion 2010
62 Mozambique $3.53 billion 2010
63 Reunion $3.31 billion 2002
64 Fiji $3.12 billion 2006
65 Zimbabwe $2.87 billion 2010
66 Chad $2.63 billion 2010
67 Brunei $2.61 billion 2008
68 Haiti $2.45 billion 2010
69 Gabon $2.43 billion 2010
70 The Bahamas $2.40 billion 2006
71 Mali $2.36 billion 2006
72 Martinique $2.31 billion 2002
73 New Caledonia $2.00 billion 2006
74 Madagascar $1.96 billion 2010
75 Benin $1.81 billion 2010
76 Guadeloupe $1.77 billion 2002
77 Malawi $1.68 billion 2010
78 Swaziland $1.64 billion 2010
79 Barbados $1.59 billion 2006
80 Guinea $1.55 billion 2010
81 Laos $1.50 billion 2010
82 Burkina Faso $1.48 billion 2010
83 Mauritania $1.48 billion 2006
84 Guyana $1.37 billion 2010
85 Togo $1.34 billion 2010
86 Suriname $1.30 billion 2006
87 Bermuda $1.16 billion 2006
88 Maldives $967.00 million 2009
89 Cape Verde $858.00 million 2010
90 Seychelles $831.00 million 2010
91 Niger $800.00 million 2006
92 Somalia $798.00 million 2006
93 Saint Lucia $791.00 million 2006
94 Belize $740.00 million 2010
95 Eritrea $738.00 million 2010
96 Djibouti $644.00 million 2009
97 French Guiana $625.00 million 2002
98 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $578.00 million 2006
99 Sierra Leone $560.00 million 2006
100 Antigua and Barbuda $522.80 million 2007
101 Grenada $343.00 million 2006
102 Samoa $324.00 million 2006
103 Dominica $296.00 million 2006
104 Solomon Islands $256.00 million 2006
105 Guinea-Bissau $200.00 million 2006
=106 Comoros $143.00 million 2006
=106 Anguilla $143.00 million 2006
108 Tonga $139.00 million 2006
109 Cook Islands $81.04 million 2005
110 Marshall Islands $79.40 million 2008
111 Kiribati $62.00 million 2004
112 Nauru $20.00 million 2004
113 Montserrat $17.00 million 2001
114 Tuvalu $12.91 million 2005
115 Niue $9.04 million 2004


Hot countries Compared by Economy > Trade > Imports


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Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Arable land > Hectares, Rural population, Agricultural land > Sq. km and 322 more


What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, National tree, Full name and 21 more


TOP STATS: Terrorism > Global Terrorism Index, Civil war and unrest > Arab Spring death toll, War > World War I > Total deaths and 29 more

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Local purchasing power, Prices at markets > Cigarettes > Pack of Marlboro and 52 more


No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Violent crime > Murder rate, Violent crime > Murder rate per million people, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate and 183 more


TOP STATS: Happy Planet Index, Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts, Food and drink > Beer consumption and 67 more


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TOP STATS: Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country), Storm deaths > 2009, Tsunami > Death toll and 47 more


This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, GDP per capita, Gross National Income and 3717 more


Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Pupil-teacher ratio, primary, Compulsary education duration and 908 more


How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Commercial energy use, Electricity > Consumption > Per capita, Electricity > Consumption and 2387 more


How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution and 331 more


All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Land area > Square miles, Area > Comparative, Climate and 102 more


This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Government type, Legal system, Legislative branch and 392 more


Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Births and maternity > Total fertility rate, Human height > Average female height and 529 more


Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ and 94 more


You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage, Average monthly wage > Local currency > Net, Labor force > By occupation and 374 more


What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more


Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Quality of life index, Happiness level > Very happy, Happiness net and 110 more


Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita, Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Internet users and 429 more


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TOP STATS: Air force > Combat aircraft, Army > Main battle tanks, Budget and 285 more


Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Age distribution > Population aged 0-14, Population > Population growth, past and future and 1058 more


Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Religions > All, Major religion(s) and 111 more


Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, Chess > GrandMasters per million, Winter olympic medals > All time and 508 more


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Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people, Road network length > Km, Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area and 446 more


TOP STATS: Inbound tourism > Arrivals, Outbound tourism > Departures, Inbound tourism > Tourist expenditure per capita and 19 more


TOP STATS: Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded, Precipitation, Precipitation per capita and 4 more

Commercial service imports > Current US$ 174
Commercial services 36
Commodities 228
Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 173
Customs and other import duties > Current LCU 138
Documents to import > Number 188
Food imports > % of merchandise imports 193
Goods > Services and income 174
Goods and services 156
Goods and services as % of GDP 164
Import growth in USD 156
Import procedure fees > US$ per container 172
Imports of goods and services 203
Imports of goods and services > Constant LCU 165
Imports of goods and services per capita 200
Leading import source 180
Merchandise 36
Merchandise imports from high-income economies > % of total merchandise imports 177
Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific > % of total merchandise imp 111
Merchandise imports from third world economies in Europe and Central Asia > % of total merchandise i 122
Merchandise imports from third world economies in Middle East and North Africa > % of total merchand 162
Merchandise imports from third world economies in South Asia > % of total merchandise imports 171
Merchandise imports from third world economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise import 155
Merchandise imports from third world economies outside region > % of total merchandise imports 154
Merchandise imports from third world economies within region > % of total merchandise imports 114
Ores and scrap metal imports > % of merchandise imports 188
Partners 231
Services 174
Spending on imports 179
Travel services > % of commercial service imports 172

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