Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.176 % in 2017 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.61 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Pakistan reached an all time high of 0.241 % in 1980 and an all time low of 0.128 % in 1971. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Afghanistan amounted to 0.453 %, 0.180 % in China, 0.220 % in India and 0.238 % in Iran in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 157th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 8 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.