Imports of Services (BoP, USD) fell 49% to USD 0.450 bil in Sierra Leone in 2016

Imports of Services (BoP, USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Sierra Leone | May 17, 2019
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Imports of services as a part of balance of payment reached 0.883 USD bil in 2015 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 96.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, imports of services as a part of balance of payment in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 1.24 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 0.034 USD bil in 1986. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, imports of services as a part of balance of payment in Burkina Faso amounted to 1.17 USD bil, 0.503 USD bil in Guinea, 0.295 USD bil in Liberia and 1.99 USD bil in Mali in 2015.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 135th within the group of 162 countries we follow in terms of imports of services as a part of balance of payment, 16 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Services (previously non-factor services) refer to the economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred and consumed at the same time.

Imports of Services (BoP, USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria USD bil 12.6 10.9 10.8 11.8 11.0
Burkina Faso USD bil 1.14 1.22 1.43 1.31 1.17
Ghana USD bil 3.67 4.24 4.90 4.65 7.31
Guinea USD bil 0.576 0.892 0.723 0.545 0.503
Ivory Coast USD bil 2.80 2.93 3.22 3.06 2.78
Liberia USD bil 0.449 0.558 0.635 0.672 0.295
Mali USD bil 1.13 1.06 2.16 2.18 1.99
Mauritania USD bil ... ... ... 1.02 0.999 0.900 0.641
Niger USD bil 0.870 0.830 0.979 1.04 0.973
Senegal USD bil 1.29 1.33 1.44 1.45 1.31
Sierra Leone USD bil 0.428 0.526 0.689 1.24 0.883