* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Percent of world imports, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 168 countries was 0.6 percent. The highest value was in the USA: 13.04 percent and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Percent of world imports, 2021 Global rank Available data
USA 13.04 1 1990 - 2021
China 11.83 2 1990 - 2021
Germany 6.86 3 1990 - 2021
France 3.61 4 1990 - 2021
Japan 3.59 5 1990 - 2021
UK 3.58 6 1990 - 2021
India 2.91 7 1990 - 2021
Netherlands 2.87 8 1990 - 2021
Hong Kong 2.8 9 1990 - 2021
South Korea 2.67 10 1990 - 2021
Italy 2.47 11 1990 - 2021
Singapore 2.44 12 1990 - 2021
Canada 2.4 13 1990 - 2021
Mexico 2.14 14 1990 - 2021
Belgium 1.98 15 1990 - 2021
Ireland 1.84 16 1990 - 2021
Spain 1.84 17 1990 - 2021
Switzerland 1.84 18 1990 - 2021
Russia 1.44 19 1990 - 2021
Poland 1.42 20 1995 - 2021
Vietnam 1.3 21 1990 - 2021
Brazil 1.19 22 1990 - 2021
Thailand 1.13 23 1990 - 2021
Turkey 1.11 24 1990 - 2021
Australia 1.06 25 1990 - 2021
Sweden 1.02 26 1990 - 2021
Austria 1.01 27 1990 - 2021
Malaysia 0.91 28 1990 - 2021
Indonesia 0.85 29 1990 - 2021
Denmark 0.81 30 1990 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0.81 31 1990 - 2021
Czechia 0.75 32 1990 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.59 33 1990 - 2021
Philippines 0.57 34 1990 - 2021
Hungary 0.56 35 1991 - 2021
Norway 0.54 36 1990 - 2021
Romania 0.51 37 1990 - 2021
Israel 0.48 38 1990 - 2021
Finland 0.45 39 1990 - 2021
Portugal 0.43 40 1990 - 2021
Slovakia 0.42 41 1990 - 2021
Chile 0.4 42 1990 - 2021
Greece 0.4 43 1990 - 2021
South Africa 0.4 44 1990 - 2021
Ukraine 0.32 45 1990 - 2021
Egypt 0.31 46 1990 - 2021
Iran 0.3 47 1990 - 2021
Colombia 0.29 48 1990 - 2021
Argentina 0.28 49 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh 0.27 50 1990 - 2021
New Zealand 0.25 51 1990 - 2021
Pakistan 0.24 52 1990 - 2021
Morocco 0.23 53 1990 - 2021
Peru 0.23 54 1990 - 2021
Qatar 0.23 55 1994 - 2021
Bulgaria 0.19 56 1990 - 2021
Iraq 0.19 57 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan 0.19 58 1992 - 2021
Lithuania 0.19 59 1995 - 2021
Slovenia 0.18 60 1990 - 2021
Algeria 0.17 61 1990 - 2021
Belarus 0.17 62 1992 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.17 63 1990 - 2021
Serbia 0.15 64 1995 - 2021
Croatia 0.14 65 1995 - 2021
Oman 0.14 66 1990 - 2021
Bahrain 0.11 67 1990 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0.11 68 1990 - 2021
Ecuador 0.11 69 1990 - 2021
Estonia 0.11 70 1993 - 2021
Uzbekistan 0.11 71 1997 - 2021
Cyprus 0.1 72 1990 - 2021
Ghana 0.1 73 1990 - 2021
Guatemala 0.1 74 1990 - 2021
Latvia 0.1 75 1995 - 2021
Libya 0.1 76 1990 - 2021
Malta 0.1 77 1990 - 2021
Panama 0.1 78 1990 - 2021
Costa Rica 0.09 79 1990 - 2021
Jordan 0.09 80 1990 - 2021
Macao 0.09 81 1990 - 2021
Tunisia 0.09 82 1990 - 2021
DR Congo 0.08 83 1994 - 2021
Kenya 0.08 84 1990 - 2021
Sri Lanka 0.08 85 1990 - 2021
Angola 0.07 86 2002 - 2021
Ethiopia 0.07 87 2011 - 2021
Honduras 0.07 88 1990 - 2021
Azerbaijan 0.06 89 1990 - 2021
Cambodia 0.06 90 1993 - 2021
El Salvador 0.06 91 1990 - 2021
Ivory Coast 0.06 92 1990 - 2021
Uruguay 0.06 93 1990 - 2021
Bolivia 0.05 94 1990 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 0.05 95 1994 - 2021
Lebanon 0.05 96 1990 - 2021
Nepal 0.05 97 1990 - 2021
Paraguay 0.05 98 1990 - 2021
Senegal 0.05 99 1990 - 2021
Brunei 0.04 100 1990 - 2021
Georgia 0.04 101 1990 - 2021
Guinea 0.04 102 1990 - 2021
Iceland 0.04 103 1990 - 2021
Mongolia 0.04 104 1990 - 2021
Mozambique 0.04 105 1991 - 2021
North Macedonia 0.04 106 1990 - 2021
Palestine 0.04 107 1994 - 2021
Tanzania 0.04 108 1990 - 2021
Uganda 0.04 109 1990 - 2021
Albania 0.03 110 1990 - 2021
Botswana 0.03 111 1990 - 2021
Cameroon 0.03 112 1990 - 2021
Mali 0.03 113 1990 - 2021
Moldova 0.03 114 1995 - 2021
Nicaragua 0.03 115 1990 - 2021
Somalia 0.03 116 1990 - 2021
Syria 0.03 117 1990 - 2021
Zambia 0.03 118 1994 - 2021
Zimbabwe 0.03 119 1990 - 2021
Afghanistan 0.02 120 2020 - 2021
Armenia 0.02 121 1990 - 2021
Bahamas 0.02 122 1990 - 2021
Benin 0.02 123 1990 - 2021
Burkina Faso 0.02 124 1990 - 2021
Chad 0.02 125 1990 - 2021
Djibouti 0.02 126 2013 - 2021
Haiti 0.02 127 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 0.02 128 1990 - 2021
Madagascar 0.02 129 1990 - 2021
Mauritania 0.02 130 1990 - 2021
Mauritius 0.02 131 1990 - 2021
Namibia 0.02 132 1990 - 2021
Niger 0.02 133 1990 - 2021
R. of Congo 0.02 134 1990 - 2021
Tajikistan 0.02 135 1993 - 2021
Turkmenistan 0.02 136 1991 - 2021
Aruba 0.01 137 1995 - 2021
Barbados 0.01 138 1990 - 2021
Bermuda 0.01 139 2010 - 2021
Bhutan 0.01 140 1990 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 0.01 141 2005 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.01 142 1990 - 2021
Fiji 0.01 143 1990 - 2021
Gabon 0.01 144 1990 - 2021
Lesotho 0.01 145 2007 - 2021
Montenegro 0.01 146 2000 - 2021
Rwanda 0.01 147 1990 - 2021
San Marino 0.01 148 2015 - 2021
Seychelles 0.01 149 1990 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.01 150 1990 - 2021
Swaziland 0.01 151 1990 - 2021
Togo 0.01 152 1990 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0 153 2014 - 2021
Belize 0 154 1990 - 2021
Burundi 0 155 1990 - 2021
Cape Verde 0 156 1990 - 2021
C.A. Republic 0 157 1990 - 2021
Comoros 0 158 1990 - 2021
Gambia 0 159 1990 - 2021
G.-Bissau 0 160 1990 - 2021
Kiribati 0 161 1990 - 2021
Micronesia 0 162 1995 - 2021
Palau 0 163 2005 - 2021
Samoa 0 164 2002 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0 165 1990 - 2021
Sudan 0 166 1990 - 2021
Tonga 0 167 1990 - 2021
Vanuatu 0 168 1990 - 2021



Definition: The share of world exports equals the exports of a particular country as percent of the total exports of all countries around the world. 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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