Imports (As % of GDP) rose 6.39% to 0.443% in Puerto Rico in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Puerto Rico | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 6.39% to 0.443% in Puerto Rico in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

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 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 9 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
Canada % 0.319% 0.326% 0.343% 0.339% 0.336%
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 0.221% 0.214% 0.181% 0.173% 0.179%
Cuba % 0.202% 0.172% 0.145% 0.123% 0.117% ...
Dominican Republic % 0.315% 0.303% 0.284% 0.277% 0.265%
Haiti % 0.306% 0.321% 0.302% 0.306% 0.330%
Jamaica % 0.527% 0.535% 0.462% 0.446% 0.489%
Japan % 0.182% 0.200% 0.180% 0.153% 0.168% ...
Mexico % 0.325% 0.331% 0.366% 0.390% 0.395%
Puerto Rico % 0.440% 0.416% 0.417% 0.415% 0.444% ...
USA % 0.165% 0.164% 0.153% 0.146% 0.150%