* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Imports of goods and services as percent of GDP, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 149 countries was 52.38 percent. The highest value was in Hong Kong: 189.93 percent and the lowest value was in Sudan: 1.13 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Imports, percent of GDP, 2022 Global rank Available data
Hong Kong 189.93 1 1961 - 2022
Luxembourg 177.24 2 1970 - 2022
Djibouti 171.19 3 2013 - 2022
Malta 152.45 4 1970 - 2022
Singapore 150.31 5 1960 - 2022
Seychelles 121.61 6 1976 - 2022
Slovakia 104.76 7 1990 - 2022
Lesotho 100.85 8 1960 - 2022
Belgium 97.36 9 1970 - 2022
Ireland 97.18 10 1970 - 2022
Kiribati 96.27 11 1972 - 2022
North Macedonia 95.92 12 1990 - 2022
Hungary 95.52 13 1991 - 2022
Cyprus 94.72 14 1975 - 2022
Slovenia 91.88 15 1995 - 2022
Vietnam 91.74 16 1986 - 2022
Macao 90.65 17 1982 - 2022
Lithuania 88.86 18 1995 - 2022
Estonia 86.07 19 1995 - 2022
Netherlands 82.96 20 1969 - 2022
Somalia 78.53 21 1960 - 2022
Aruba 77.33 22 1995 - 2022
Latvia 76.52 23 1995 - 2022
Micronesia 75.94 24 1983 - 2022
Czechia 75.47 25 1990 - 2022
Serbia 74.81 26 1995 - 2022
Montenegro 74.37 27 2000 - 2022
Mongolia 71.27 28 1981 - 2022
Malaysia 69.71 29 1960 - 2022
Moldova 69.49 30 1995 - 2022
Fiji 69.19 31 1980 - 2022
Honduras 69.16 32 1960 - 2022
Bulgaria 68.99 33 1980 - 2022
Thailand 68.1 34 1960 - 2022
Palestine 67.36 35 1994 - 2022
Nicaragua 65.4 36 1960 - 2022
Croatia 65.35 37 1995 - 2022
Guinea 63.81 38 1986 - 2022
Switzerland 63.23 39 1980 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 62.94 40 2014 - 2022
Mauritius 62.78 41 1976 - 2022
Georgia 62.73 42 1987 - 2022
Faroe Isl. 62.51 43 1962 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 62.04 44 1994 - 2022
Austria 61.6 45 1970 - 2022
Tunisia 61.38 46 1965 - 2022
Poland 61.25 47 1995 - 2022
Brunei 60.58 48 1974 - 2022
Denmark 58.92 49 1966 - 2022
Greece 58.86 50 1960 - 2022
Belarus 57.87 51 1990 - 2022
Cape Verde 56.71 52 1980 - 2022
Morocco 56.31 53 1960 - 2022
Sierra Leone 56.22 54 1964 - 2022
El Salvador 55.62 55 1965 - 2022
Belize 55.58 56 1980 - 2022
Namibia 55.03 57 1980 - 2022
Cambodia 54.85 58 1960 - 2022
Mauritania 54.81 59 1961 - 2022
Vanuatu 53.69 60 1980 - 2022
Senegal 52.91 61 1960 - 2022
Samoa 52.72 62 2002 - 2022
Ukraine 52.25 63 1989 - 2022
Portugal 52.01 64 1970 - 2022
Armenia 50.99 65 1990 - 2022
Sweden 49.89 66 1960 - 2022
Romania 49.84 67 1990 - 2022
DR Congo 48.97 68 1994 - 2022
Germany 48.96 69 1970 - 2022
South Korea 48.26 70 1960 - 2022
Albania 47.75 71 1980 - 2022
Finland 47.73 72 1970 - 2022
Swaziland 47.59 73 1960 - 2022
Iceland 46.99 74 1970 - 2022
Mexico 45.47 75 1960 - 2022
Puerto Rico 45.41 76 1960 - 2022
Uzbekistan 44.31 77 1997 - 2022
Philippines 44.03 78 1981 - 2022
Barbados 43.22 79 1975 - 2022
Bahamas 42.67 80 1977 - 2022
Nepal 42.64 81 1965 - 2022
Turkey 42.59 82 1960 - 2022
Botswana 42 83 1960 - 2022
Mali 39.77 84 1967 - 2022
Spain 39.66 85 1970 - 2022
Chad 39.57 86 1960 - 2022
Paraguay 39.38 87 1962 - 2022
Chile 39.35 88 1960 - 2022
Madagascar 39.23 89 1960 - 2022
Costa Rica 39.09 90 1960 - 2022
Rwanda 38.68 91 1960 - 2022
France 38.56 92 1960 - 2022
Italy 38.15 93 1970 - 2022
Zimbabwe 37 94 1975 - 2022
UK 36.09 95 1970 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 35.72 96 2005 - 2022
Ghana 35.69 97 1960 - 2022
Guatemala 35.65 98 1960 - 2022
Bolivia 35.14 99 1960 - 2022
Comoros 35.07 100 1980 - 2022
R. of Congo 34.35 101 1960 - 2022
Togo 33.87 102 1960 - 2022
Canada 33.71 103 1961 - 2022
Burkina Faso 33.1 104 1960 - 2022
C.A. Republic 32.93 105 1960 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 32.17 106 1960 - 2022
Qatar 31.54 107 1994 - 2022
South Africa 31.52 108 1960 - 2022
Gambia 30.77 109 1966 - 2022
New Zealand 29.56 110 1971 - 2022
Haiti 29.29 111 1988 - 2022
Benin 29.28 112 1960 - 2022
Zambia 29.1 113 1994 - 2022
Peru 29.09 114 1960 - 2022
Israel 28.78 115 1995 - 2022
Ecuador 28.52 116 1960 - 2022
Colombia 27.78 117 1960 - 2022
Ivory Coast 27.49 118 1960 - 2022
Norway 27.12 119 1970 - 2022
Azerbaijan 27.03 120 1990 - 2022
Niger 26.58 121 1960 - 2022
India 26.44 122 1960 - 2022
Kazakhstan 26.33 123 1992 - 2022
Bermuda 25.98 124 2010 - 2022
Uruguay 25.87 125 1960 - 2022
Japan 25.3 126 1970 - 2022
Sri Lanka 25.04 127 1960 - 2022
Iran 24.78 128 1960 - 2022
Angola 24.75 129 2002 - 2022
Algeria 23.71 130 1960 - 2022
Burundi 23.34 131 1960 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 23.29 132 1968 - 2022
Pakistan 22.5 133 1960 - 2022
Uganda 22.48 134 1960 - 2022
Cameroon 22 135 1965 - 2022
Egypt 21.9 136 1960 - 2022
Kenya 21.51 137 1960 - 2022
Bangladesh 20.9 138 1960 - 2022
Indonesia 20.9 139 1960 - 2022
Australia 19.71 140 1960 - 2022
Tanzania 19.6 141 1990 - 2022
Brazil 19.29 142 1960 - 2022
Ethiopia 18.32 143 2011 - 2022
China 17.47 144 1960 - 2022
Gabon 16.6 145 1960 - 2022
Russia 15.59 146 1989 - 2022
USA 15.59 147 1970 - 2022
Argentina 15.35 148 1960 - 2022
Sudan 1.13 149 1960 - 2022



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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