Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.190 % in 2018 in Uruguay, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.65 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Uruguay reached an all time high of 0.350 % in 2008 and an all time low of 0.095 % in 1973. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Argentina amounted to 0.166 %, 0.145 % in Brazil, 0.288 % in Chile and 0.348 % in Paraguay in 2018.
Uruguay has been ranked 154th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 40 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.