Imports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.602% in East Timor in 2016

Imports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | East Timor | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.602 % in 2016 in East Timor, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in East Timor reached an all time high of 1.60 % in 2002 and an all time low of 0.237 % in 2005. When compared to East Timor's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Australia amounted to 0.215 %, 0.183 % in Indonesia and 0.610 % in Malaysia in 2016.

East Timor has been ranked 38th within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 73 places above 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
Australia % 0.205% 0.218% 0.213% 0.215% 0.215%
Cambodia % 0.595% 0.627% 0.677% 0.670% 0.661%
East Timor % 0.404% 0.359% 0.367% 0.595% 0.544% ...
Indonesia % 0.239% 0.250% 0.247% 0.244% 0.208%
Malaysia % 0.697% 0.685% 0.671% 0.645% 0.629%
New Zealand % 0.288% 0.282% 0.272% 0.272% 0.268%
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Philippines % 0.357% 0.341% 0.322% 0.326% 0.343%
Singapore % 1.76% 1.74% 1.72% 1.68% 1.52%
Thailand % 0.688% 0.687% 0.653% 0.625% 0.572%
Vietnam % 0.835% 0.765% 0.815% 0.831% 0.890%