Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.220 % in 2017 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.87 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in India reached an all time high of 0.313 % in 2012 and an all time low of 0.037 % in 1972. When compared to India's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 0.203 %, 0.180 % in China, 0.176 % in Pakistan and 0.291 % in Sri Lanka in 2017.
India has been ranked 148th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 4 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.