Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.637 % in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.77 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 0.723 % in 2008 and an all time low of 0.307 % in 1980. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Greece amounted to 0.340 %, 0.436 % in Romania, 0.613 % in Serbia and 0.293 % in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 34th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 5 places behind 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.