Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.589 % in 2004 in Papua New Guinea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.05 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 0.605 % in 1982 and an all time low of 0.279 % in 1962. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Australia amounted to 0.199 %, 0.275 % in Indonesia, 0.293 % in New Zealand and 0.541 % in Philippines in 2004.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 44th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 31 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.