Goods imports as a part of balance payment reached 78.4 USD bil in 2017 in Romania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Romania reached an all time high of 78.4 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.10 USD bil in 1971. When compared to Romania's main peers, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Bulgaria amounted to 31.4 USD bil, 94.5 USD bil in Hungary, 4.43 USD bil in Moldova and 49.4 USD bil in Ukraine in 2017.
Romania has been ranked 40th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of goods imports as a part of balance payment, 2 places above 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.