Imports (As % of GDP) fell 1.43% to 0.496% in Bhutan in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Bhutan | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP fell 1.43% to 0.496% in Bhutan in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Bhutan reached an all time high of 0.707% in 2010 and an all time low of 0.307% in 1990. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 0.203%, 0.180% in China, 0.220% in India and 0.429% in Nepal in 2017.

Bhutan has been ranked 58th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 6 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh % 0.275% 0.279% 0.268% 0.255% 0.247%
Bhutan % 0.705% 0.630% 0.623% 0.573% 0.632%
China % 0.241% 0.227% 0.221% 0.214% 0.181%
India % 0.311% 0.313% 0.284% 0.260% 0.221%
Japan % 0.155% 0.161% 0.182% 0.200% 0.180%
Myanmar % 0.001% 0.109% 0.189% 0.222% 0.266%
Nepal % 0.329% 0.336% 0.375% 0.408% 0.415%
Pakistan % 0.190% 0.204% 0.201% 0.187% 0.171%
Russia % 0.199% 0.202% 0.204% 0.206% 0.206%
Sri Lanka % 0.341% 0.317% 0.289% 0.292% 0.285%
USA % 0.173% 0.170% 0.165% 0.164% 0.153%