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Economy > Trade > Imports > Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Netherlands Antilles 2.21 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1985
2 Singapore 2.13 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
3 Hong Kong 1.85 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
4 Equatorial Guinea 1.84 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1996
5 Aruba 1.38 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2002
6 Seychelles 1.26 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
7 Luxembourg 1.19 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
8 Guyana 1.17 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
9 Suriname 1.15 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
10 Kiribati 1.12 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1994
11 Maldives 1.1 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
12 Malaysia 1 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
13 Moldova 0.94 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
14 Lesotho 0.934 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
15 Jordan 0.933 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
16 Estonia 0.899 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
17 Mongolia 0.871 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
18 Belgium 0.832 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
19 Malta 0.831 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
20 Grenada 0.816 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
21 Swaziland 0.81 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.805 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
23 Eritrea 0.789 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2000
24 Slovakia 0.785 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2003
25 Sao Tome and Principe 0.774 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2002
26 Bulgaria 0.773 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
27 Thailand 0.756 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
28 Tonga 0.744 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2002
29 Lebanon 0.739 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
30 Cambodia 0.737 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
31 Vietnam 0.736 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
32 Tajikistan 0.728 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
33 Antigua and Barbuda 0.708 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
34 Saint Lucia 0.701 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
35 Turkmenistan 0.699 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1997
36 Czech Republic 0.695 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
37 Barbados 0.694 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
38 Hungary 0.692 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
39 Dominica 0.691 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
40 Panama 0.688 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
41 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.685 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
42 Ireland 0.679 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
43 Nicaragua 0.67 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
44 Bahrain 0.665 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
45 Mauritius 0.661 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
46 Cape Verde 0.657 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=47 Lithuania 0.653 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=47 Macau 0.653 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2002
49 Slovenia 0.65 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
50 Belize 0.646 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
51 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.63 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
52 Latvia 0.628 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
53 Jamaica 0.624 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
54 Ghana 0.617 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
55 Honduras 0.607 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
56 Belarus 0.604 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
57 Vanuatu 0.601 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
58 Netherlands 0.6 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.595 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1991
59 Solomon Islands 0.595 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1999
60 Samoa 0.594 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 0.593 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.592 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
61 Djibouti 0.587 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1995
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.579 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2003
62 Congo, Republic of the 0.573 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
63 Kyrgyzstan 0.572 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 0.567 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
64 The Gambia 0.566 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
65 Croatia 0.564 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
66 Fiji 0.561 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1999
67 Paraguay 0.559 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
68 Azerbaijan 0.557 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
69 New Caledonia 0.555 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2000
European Union average (profile) 0.555 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
70 Papua New Guinea 0.544 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
71 Philippines 0.542 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.539 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
72 Costa Rica 0.536 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
73 Austria 0.532 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
74 Togo 0.53 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
Europe average (profile) 0.527 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
75 Ukraine 0.527 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 0.521 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2002
=76 Georgia 0.518 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=76 The Bahamas 0.518 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 0.518 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=78 Cyprus 0.51 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
=78 Tunisia 0.51 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 0.508 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1987
Catholic countries average (profile) 0.5 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1996
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 0.494 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
80 French Polynesia 0.481 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.472 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1995
81 Guinea-Bissau 0.471 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
82 Switzerland 0.467 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
83 Israel 0.466 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
84 Angola 0.462 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
85 Albania 0.461 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 0.454 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1991
=86 El Salvador 0.451 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=86 Iceland 0.451 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.446 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=88 Kazakhstan 0.446 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=88 Comoros 0.446 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1995
=90 Morocco 0.441 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=90 Burundi 0.441 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.441 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
92 Cote d'Ivoire 0.439 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=93 Ethiopia 0.438 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=93 Oman 0.438 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
95 Namibia 0.437 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
96 Mozambique 0.436 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=97 Denmark 0.435 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=97 Romania 0.435 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
99 Trinidad and Tobago 0.431 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
=100 Somalia 0.429 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1989
=100 Sri Lanka 0.429 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
102 Sweden 0.42 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
103 Senegal 0.419 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
=104 Malawi 0.411 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2002
=104 Haiti 0.411 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.408 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1995
=106 Syria 0.407 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=106 Zambia 0.407 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2000
108 Armenia 0.405 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
109 South Korea 0.399 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
110 Liberia 0.397 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1987
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.394 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
111 Mauritania 0.385 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1998
=112 Dominican Republic 0.384 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=112 Egypt 0.384 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
114 Sierra Leone 0.379 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
115 Portugal 0.377 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
116 Poland 0.374 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=117 Finland 0.368 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=117 Iraq 0.368 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1977
119 Nepal 0.367 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
120 Zimbabwe 0.365 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1994
121 Botswana 0.357 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
122 Germany 0.353 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
123 Yemen 0.351 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=124 Libya 0.349 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=124 Kenya 0.349 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=124 Chad 0.349 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1994
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.349 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1977
127 Canada 0.346 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
128 Turkey 0.336 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
129 Mali 0.333 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
130 Chile 0.331 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
131 Ecuador 0.324 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
132 China 0.319 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
133 Laos 0.318 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2001
134 Mexico 0.317 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
135 Tanzania 0.316 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 0.313 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1989
136 Bolivia 0.308 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
137 Spain 0.307 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
138 Rwanda 0.306 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=139 Indonesia 0.305 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=139 United Kingdom 0.305 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
141 Kuwait 0.303 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=142 Guatemala 0.301 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=142 New Zealand 0.301 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
144 Gabon 0.298 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
=145 Greece 0.296 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=145 Uganda 0.296 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
147 Afghanistan 0.295 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1989
failed states average (profile) 0.289 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1989
=148 Central African Republic 0.287 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1994
=148 South Africa 0.287 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
150 Sudan 0.283 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=151 Benin 0.279 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
=151 Niger 0.279 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
153 Norway 0.276 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
154 Uruguay 0.275 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
155 France 0.272 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 0.27 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1977
156 Italy 0.263 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
157 Pakistan 0.262 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.262 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
158 Saudi Arabia 0.256 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
159 Nigeria 0.249 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
160 Bangladesh 0.241 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=161 Cameroon 0.238 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2003
=161 Guinea 0.238 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2004
163 Burkina Faso 0.231 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2001
164 Russia 0.216 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
165 Venezuela 0.21 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=166 Australia 0.204 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=166 Colombia 0.204 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
South Asia average (profile) 0.192 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1989
=168 Argentina 0.191 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
=168 Peru 0.191 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
170 Algeria 0.176 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 1991
171 Iran 0.173 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2000
172 United States 0.16 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
173 India 0.156 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2003
174 Madagascar 0.137 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
175 Japan 0.134 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005
176 Brazil 0.123 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Trade > Imports > Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Trade/Imports/Goods-and-services/BoP/Current-US$/Per-$-GDP

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Interesting observations about Economy > Trade > Imports > Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP

  • Netherlands Antilles ranked first for trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP globally in 1985.
  • 9 of the bottom 93 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are OPEC.
  • 2 of the bottom 18 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are Failed states’ .
  • 7 of the bottom 55 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are G7.
  • 5 of the bottom 98 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are Southern European.
  • Comoros has ranked in the top 86 for trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP since 1981.
  • 2 of the bottom 17 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are South Asian.
  • 23 of the bottom 146 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are Former French colonies'.
  • 2 of the bottom 90 countries by trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP are Potential Future EU.
  • Namibia has ranked in the top 75 for trade > imports > goods and services > boP > current US$ > per $ GDP since 1970.
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