Goods imports as a part of balance payment reached 74.7 USD bil in 2017 in Portugal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Portugal reached an all time high of 92.1 USD bil in 2008 and an all time low of 3.54 USD bil in 1975. When compared to Portugal's main peers, goods imports as a part of balance payment in France amounted to 608 USD bil, 96.2 USD bil in Ireland, 39.7 USD bil in Morocco and 338 USD bil in Spain in 2017.
Portugal has been ranked 41st 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.