Transport services (% of commercial service imports)
Definition: Transport services (% of commercial service imports) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services.
Description: The map below shows how Transport services (% of commercial service 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 São Tomé and Principe, with a value of 87.98. The country with the lowest value in the world is Ireland, with a value of 1.97.
Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.