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|
|Burkina Faso||USD bil||1.14||1.22||1.43||1.31||1.17|
|Ivory Coast||USD bil||2.80||2.93||3.22||3.06||2.78|
|Sierra Leone||USD bil||0.428||0.526||0.689||1.24||0.883|