Transport services (% of commercial service imports)

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Transport services (% of commercial service imports) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services. Weighted average. Balance of payments statistics, the main source of information on international trade in services, have many weaknesses.

Data Set:

IMF Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook

Transport services (% of commercial service imports)


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Data Coverage


Transport services (% of commercial service imports)

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Data Stats

Years collected: 1992 - 2016

Countries covered: 77

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