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Imports of goods and services as percent of GDP, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 143 countries was 49.26 percent.The highest value was in Hong Kong: 175.52 percent and the lowest value was in Sudan: 14.09 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
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