Imports (As % of GDP) rose 27.4% to 0.280% in Myanmar in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Myanmar | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 27.4% to 0.280% in Myanmar in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Myanmar reached an all time high of 20.7% in 1960 and an all time low of < 0.001% in 2009. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in China amounted to 0.180%, 0.220% in India, 0.415% in Laos and 0.546% in Thailand in 2017.

Myanmar has been ranked 131st within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 40 places above 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
Bangladesh % 0.268% 0.255% 0.247% 0.213% 0.203%
Cambodia % 0.677% 0.670% 0.661% 0.657% 0.641%
China % 0.221% 0.214% 0.181% 0.173% 0.179%
India % 0.284% 0.260% 0.221% 0.209% 0.219%
Japan % 0.182% 0.200% 0.180% 0.153% 0.168% ...
Laos % 0.600% 0.583% 0.518% 0.419% 0.415% ... ...
Malaysia % 0.671% 0.645% 0.619% 0.601% 0.631%
Myanmar % 0.189% 0.222% 0.309% 0.351% 0.341% ...
Pakistan % 0.201% 0.187% 0.171% 0.162% 0.176%
Russia % 0.204% 0.207% 0.207% 0.207% 0.208%
Sri Lanka % 0.289% 0.292% 0.285% 0.285% 0.291%
Thailand % 0.653% 0.625% 0.572% 0.535% 0.542%
USA % 0.165% 0.164% 0.153% 0.146% 0.150%
Vietnam % 0.815% 0.831% 0.890% 0.911% 0.988%