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Which Economy Imports the Most?

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2020 or latest
Economy | July 1, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 164 countries in 2020, Luxembourg ranked the highest in imports as a share of GDP with 1.76% followed by Hong Kong and Singapore. On the other end of the scale was Sudan with 0.048%, Turkmenistan with 0.125% and Cuba with 0.126%.

Data for more countries are available at Imports (As % of GDP) indicator page.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Belgium % 0.790% 0.764% 0.782% 0.821% 0.833%
Djibouti % ... ... ... ... ... 1.41% 1.23% 1.09% 1.57% 1.39%
Hong Kong % 2.13% 1.94% 1.85% 1.88% 1.89%
Ireland % 0.918% 0.932% 1.06% 0.979% 0.939%
Lesotho % 0.881% 0.868% 0.906% 0.989% 0.944% ...
Liberia % 1.09% 1.07% 1.00% 0.987% 0.943%
Libya % 0.919% 0.743% 0.441% 0.398% 0.358%
Luxembourg % 1.80% 1.87% 1.78% 1.82% 1.76%
Maldives % 0.747% 0.712% 0.771% 0.793% 0.837% ...
Malta % 1.38% 1.45% 1.39% 1.33% 1.26%
Seychelles % 0.992% 0.861% 0.930% 1.01% 0.983%
Singapore % 1.69% 1.51% 1.39% 1.45% 1.48%
Slovakia % 0.867% 0.889% 0.908% 0.930% 0.945%
Somalia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.985% 0.985% 0.999% 1.03% 1.09%
Vietnam % 0.831% 0.890% 0.911% 0.988% 1.02%