Imports (As % of GDP) rose 3.06% to 0.674% in Bahrain in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Bahrain | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 3.06% to 0.674% in Bahrain in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Bahrain reached an all time high of 1.20% in 1981 and an all time low of 0.495% in 2009. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Iran amounted to 0.238%, 0.478% in Kuwait, 0.373% in Qatar and 0.286% in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Bahrain has been ranked 26th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 22 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
Bahrain % 0.871% 0.795% 0.718% 0.654% 0.673% ...
Iran % 0.234% 0.215% 0.193% 0.208% 0.238%
Iraq % 0.360% 0.369% 0.414% 0.399% 0.356%
Jordan % 0.702% 0.678% 0.590% 0.547% 0.556%
Kuwait % 0.267% 0.315% 0.449% 0.485% 0.466% ...
Pakistan % 0.201% 0.187% 0.171% 0.162% 0.176%
Qatar % 0.297% 0.310% 0.366% 0.418% 0.386%
Saudi Arabia % 0.308% 0.338% 0.378% 0.307% 0.293%
Turkmenistan % 0.488% 0.443% 0.456% 0.399% 0.311% ...
United Arab Emirates % ... ... 0.647% 0.689% 0.744% 0.757% 0.754%
Yemen % 0.302% 0.284% 0.248% 0.300% ... ... ...