Imports (As % of GDP) rose 13.5% to 0.216% in Ecuador in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Ecuador | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 13.5% to 0.216% in Ecuador in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Ecuador reached an all time high of 0.339% in 2008 and an all time low of 0.100% in 1963. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Brazil amounted to 0.116%, 0.197% in Colombia, 0.453% in Panama and 0.226% in Peru in 2017.

Ecuador has been ranked 147th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 22 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bolivia % 0.371% 0.420% 0.371% 0.319% 0.318%
Brazil % 0.140% 0.137% 0.141% 0.121% 0.118%
Chile % 0.328% 0.322% 0.296% 0.275% 0.272%
Colombia % 0.199% 0.209% 0.227% 0.215% 0.201%
Costa Rica % 0.343% 0.348% 0.317% 0.318% 0.331%
Ecuador % 0.310% 0.297% 0.240% 0.190% 0.216%
Honduras % 0.684% 0.654% 0.621% 0.571% 0.587%
Nicaragua % 0.658% 0.617% 0.581% 0.549% 0.550%
Panama % 0.725% 0.637% 0.523% 0.454% 0.459%
Peru % 0.250% 0.242% 0.239% 0.228% 0.228%
Venezuela % 0.295% 0.314% ... ... ... ... ...