Ores and metals imports (% of merchandise imports)
Definition: Ores and metals comprise commodities in SITC sections 27 (crude fertilizer, minerals nes); 28 (metalliferous ores, scrap); and 68 (non-ferrous metals).
Description: The map below shows how Ores and metals imports (% of merchandise imports) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Zambia, with a value of 21.03. The country with the lowest value in the world is Guinea-Bissau, with a value of 0.09.
Source: World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.