Sri Lanka - Transport services

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP) in Sri Lanka was 69.23 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 69.23 in 2011, while its lowest value was 60.68 in 2005.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

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Year Value
2005 60.68
2006 61.10
2007 62.00
2008 65.38
2009 61.42
2010 65.14
2011 69.23

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in Sri Lanka was 45.14 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 49.86 in 2008, while its lowest value was 43.72 in 2005.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 43.72
2006 46.20
2007 47.20
2008 49.86
2009 45.74
2010 46.95
2011 45.14

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments