United Arab Emirates: Imports, billion dollars

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 United Arab Emirates

Imports of goods and services, billion USD

 Latest value 246.89
 Year 2020
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 2001 - 2020
 Average 191.1
 Min - Max 42.05 - 295.6
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Arab Emirates from 2001 to 2020. The average value for the United Arab Emirates during that period was 191.1 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 42.05 billion U.S. dollars in 2001 and a maximum of 295.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. The latest value from 2020 is 246.89 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 163 countries is 130.23 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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United Arab Emirates - Imports, billion dollars - recent values

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United Arab Emirates - Imports, billion dollars - historical chart - 2001-2020




Definition: 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.


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 Terms of trade 117.37 2021 percent
 Trade openness 166.57 2020 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 95.93 2020 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 335.24 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports -7.02 2020 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 70.65 2020 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 246.89 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 4.48 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 22.74 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Current account, percent of GDP 11.55 2021 percent
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 25.28 2020 percent
 Reserves 138.43 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign exchange reserves 598.35 9/2023 billion
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