Imports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.443% in Puerto Rico in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Puerto Rico | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.443 % in 2017 in Puerto Rico, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.39 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Puerto Rico reached an all time high of 63.6 % in 1962 and an all time low of 0.403 % in 1998. When compared to Puerto Rico's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Dominican Republic amounted to 0.281 %, 0.565 % in Haiti, 0.485 % in Jamaica and 0.150 % in USA in 2017.

Puerto Rico has been ranked 72nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 9 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
Canada % 0.318% 0.322% 0.318% 0.325% 0.341%
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 0.241% 0.227% 0.221% 0.214% 0.181%
Cuba % 0.219% 0.204% 0.202% 0.172% 0.145%
Dominican Republic % 0.348% 0.338% 0.315% 0.307% 0.294%
Haiti % 0.590% 0.532% 0.523% 0.527% 0.505%
Jamaica % 0.535% 0.519% 0.527% 0.535% 0.462%
Japan % 0.155% 0.161% 0.182% 0.200% 0.180%
Mexico % 0.324% 0.335% 0.325% 0.331% 0.366%
Puerto Rico % 0.445% 0.459% 0.440% 0.416% 0.417%
USA % 0.173% 0.170% 0.165% 0.164% 0.153%