Imports of goods and services (current US$)

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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. Gap-filled total. Because policymakers have tended to focus on fostering the growth of output, and because data on production are easier to collect than data on spending, many countries generate their primary estimate of GDP using the production approach.

Imports of goods and services (current US$)


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Data Coverage


Imports of goods and services (current US$)

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Data Stats

Years collected: 1992 - 2016

Countries covered: 77

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