Goods imports as a part of balance payment reached 433 USD bil in 2017 in Italy, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Italy reached an all time high of 537 USD bil in 2008 and an all time low of 13.5 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Italy's main peers, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Austria amounted to 156 USD bil, 608 USD bil in France, 30.4 USD bil in Slovenia and 266 USD bil in Switzerland in 2017.
Italy has been ranked 14th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of goods imports as a part of balance payment, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including non-monetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from non-residents to residents.