Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.203 % in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.87 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 0.279 % in 2012 and an all time low of 0.081 % in 1975. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Bhutan amounted to 0.496 %, 0.180 % in China, 0.220 % in India and 0.280 % in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 152nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.