Imports (As % of GDP) fell to 0.707% in Moldova in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Moldova | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.707 % in 2017 in Moldova, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.393 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Moldova reached an all time high of 50.6 % in 1990 and an all time low of 0.652 % in 1999. When compared to Moldova's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Bulgaria amounted to 0.637 %, 0.436 % in Romania, 0.207 % in Russia and 0.556 % in Ukraine in 2017.

Moldova has been ranked 22nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 11 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bulgaria % 0.587% 0.640% 0.653% 0.659% 0.640%
China % 0.241% 0.227% 0.221% 0.214% 0.181%
Germany % 0.399% 0.399% 0.394% 0.387% 0.389%
Greece % 0.323% 0.331% 0.332% 0.348% 0.315%
Hungary % 0.806% 0.797% 0.787% 0.813% 0.809%
Japan % 0.155% 0.161% 0.182% 0.200% 0.180%
Moldova % 0.858% 0.839% 0.806% 0.785% 0.739%
Poland % 0.445% 0.449% 0.444% 0.461% 0.465%
Romania % 0.428% 0.425% 0.407% 0.416% 0.416%
Russia % 0.199% 0.202% 0.204% 0.206% 0.206%
Serbia % 0.494% 0.536% 0.519% 0.542% 0.564%
Turkey % 0.304% 0.286% 0.281% 0.276% 0.260%
USA % 0.173% 0.170% 0.165% 0.164% 0.153%
Ukraine % 0.564% 0.564% 0.522% 0.521% 0.552%