Belgium - Imports of goods and services

Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$) in Belgium was $381,556,000,000 as of 2016. Over the past 14 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $435,632,000,000 in 2014 and $184,127,000,000 in 2002.

Definition: Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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

See also:

Year Value
2002 $184,127,000,000
2003 $207,663,000,000
2004 $249,009,000,000
2005 $276,672,000,000
2006 $298,283,000,000
2007 $355,383,000,000
2008 $419,078,000,000
2009 $328,510,000,000
2010 $363,896,000,000
2011 $432,427,000,000
2012 $411,311,000,000
2013 $425,792,000,000
2014 $435,632,000,000
2015 $358,533,000,000
2016 $381,556,000,000

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (current US$) in Belgium was $381,550,000,000 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $435,434,000,000 in 2014 and $4,488,687,000 in 1960.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 $4,488,687,000
1961 $4,935,914,000
1962 $5,383,141,000
1963 $6,084,756,000
1964 $6,835,606,000
1965 $7,297,193,000
1966 $8,275,773,000
1967 $8,450,148,000
1968 $9,492,310,000
1969 $11,307,890,000
1970 $11,434,570,000
1971 $12,483,570,000
1972 $15,300,710,000
1973 $22,038,930,000
1974 $29,379,830,000
1975 $29,985,940,000
1976 $34,356,760,000
1977 $39,946,330,000
1978 $47,180,980,000
1979 $60,140,960,000
1980 $67,211,980,000
1981 $58,876,180,000
1982 $55,151,810,000
1983 $52,365,700,000
1984 $53,248,470,000
1985 $53,044,190,000
1986 $66,132,840,000
1987 $80,834,900,000
1988 $92,632,280,000
1989 $100,889,000,000
1990 $123,029,000,000
1991 $122,985,000,000
1992 $132,228,000,000
1993 $119,015,000,000
1994 $134,356,000,000
1995 $162,226,000,000
1996 $162,111,000,000
1997 $154,086,000,000
1998 $156,588,000,000
1999 $156,378,000,000
2000 $164,681,000,000
2001 $160,957,000,000
2002 $167,768,000,000
2003 $202,229,000,000
2004 $243,552,000,000
2005 $270,594,000,000
2006 $294,995,000,000
2007 $347,604,000,000
2008 $410,814,000,000
2009 $324,878,000,000
2010 $360,977,000,000
2011 $427,499,000,000
2012 $406,717,000,000
2013 $419,284,000,000
2014 $435,434,000,000
2015 $361,461,000,000
2016 $381,550,000,000

Imports of goods and services (current LCU)

The value for Imports of goods and services (current LCU) in Belgium was 344,934,000,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 344,934,000,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of 5,563,582,000 in 1960.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 5,563,582,000
1961 6,117,906,000
1962 6,672,229,000
1963 7,541,858,000
1964 8,472,512,000
1965 9,044,635,000
1966 10,257,550,000
1967 10,473,680,000
1968 11,765,410,000
1969 14,015,760,000
1970 14,173,150,000
1971 15,181,270,000
1972 16,694,600,000
1973 21,294,010,000
1974 28,369,160,000
1975 27,338,180,000
1976 32,879,420,000
1977 35,492,310,000
1978 36,834,190,000
1979 43,710,450,000
1980 48,721,970,000
1981 54,189,640,000
1982 62,464,940,000
1983 66,373,530,000
1984 76,273,100,000
1985 78,075,740,000
1986 73,235,510,000
1987 74,812,700,000
1988 84,434,320,000
1989 98,548,510,000
1990 101,917,000,000
1991 104,107,000,000
1992 105,386,000,000
1993 102,067,000,000
1994 111,435,000,000
1995 118,555,000,000
1996 124,420,000,000
1997 136,643,000,000
1998 140,898,000,000
1999 146,776,000,000
2000 178,745,000,000
2001 179,870,000,000
2002 178,270,000,000
2003 179,175,000,000
2004 196,157,000,000
2005 217,585,000,000
2006 235,140,000,000
2007 253,959,000,000
2008 280,463,000,000
2009 233,847,000,000
2010 272,554,000,000
2011 307,524,000,000
2012 316,546,000,000
2013 315,788,000,000
2014 328,200,000,000
2015 325,914,000,000
2016 344,934,000,000

Imports of goods and services (constant 2010 US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (constant 2010 US$) in Belgium was 462,448,000,000 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 462,448,000,000 in 2016 and 33,547,400,000 in 1960.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2010 U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1960 33,547,400,000
1961 35,961,950,000
1962 38,913,040,000
1963 42,278,780,000
1964 46,022,500,000
1965 49,046,780,000
1966 53,912,540,000
1967 54,766,430,000
1968 61,180,740,000
1969 70,655,890,000
1970 66,808,850,000
1971 69,243,550,000
1972 75,869,520,000
1973 89,971,010,000
1974 93,944,520,000
1975 85,412,110,000
1976 95,990,840,000
1977 100,570,000,000
1978 103,254,000,000
1979 112,501,000,000
1980 110,340,000,000
1981 108,205,000,000
1982 109,671,000,000
1983 108,319,000,000
1984 115,244,000,000
1985 115,713,000,000
1986 121,023,000,000
1987 129,196,000,000
1988 142,658,000,000
1989 156,487,000,000
1990 164,105,000,000
1991 168,798,000,000
1992 175,747,000,000
1993 175,113,000,000
1994 187,862,000,000
1995 196,601,000,000
1996 207,365,000,000
1997 224,406,000,000
1998 235,611,000,000
1999 243,292,000,000
2000 275,255,000,000
2001 273,358,000,000
2002 275,852,000,000
2003 279,931,000,000
2004 297,509,000,000
2005 315,982,000,000
2006 330,519,000,000
2007 349,868,000,000
2008 362,309,000,000
2009 329,284,000,000
2010 360,977,000,000
2011 387,367,000,000
2012 387,737,000,000
2013 389,064,000,000
2014 413,207,000,000
2015 426,753,000,000
2016 462,448,000,000

Imports of goods and services (annual % growth)

The value for Imports of goods and services (annual % growth) in Belgium was 8.36 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.59 in 1973 and a minimum value of -9.12 in 2009.

Definition: Annual growth rate of imports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2010 U.S. dollars. Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1961 7.20
1962 8.21
1963 8.65
1964 8.85
1965 6.57
1966 9.92
1967 1.58
1968 11.71
1969 15.49
1970 -5.44
1971 3.64
1972 9.57
1973 18.59
1974 4.42
1975 -9.08
1976 12.39
1977 4.77
1978 2.67
1979 8.96
1980 -1.92
1981 -1.94
1982 1.35
1983 -1.23
1984 6.39
1985 0.41
1986 4.59
1987 6.75
1988 10.42
1989 9.69
1990 4.87
1991 2.86
1992 4.12
1993 -0.36
1994 7.28
1995 4.65
1996 5.48
1997 8.22
1998 4.99
1999 3.26
2000 13.14
2001 -0.69
2002 0.91
2003 1.48
2004 6.28
2005 6.21
2006 4.60
2007 5.85
2008 3.56
2009 -9.12
2010 9.62
2011 7.31
2012 0.10
2013 0.34
2014 6.21
2015 3.28
2016 8.36

Imports of goods and services (constant LCU)

The value for Imports of goods and services (constant LCU) in Belgium was 349,169,000,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 349,169,000,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of 25,329,800,000 in 1960.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 25,329,800,000
1961 27,152,890,000
1962 29,381,100,000
1963 31,922,380,000
1964 34,749,060,000
1965 37,032,530,000
1966 40,706,380,000
1967 41,351,110,000
1968 46,194,210,000
1969 53,348,370,000
1970 50,443,690,000
1971 52,281,990,000
1972 57,284,890,000
1973 67,932,160,000
1974 70,932,330,000
1975 64,489,980,000
1976 72,477,400,000
1977 75,935,240,000
1978 77,961,430,000
1979 84,943,570,000
1980 83,311,810,000
1981 81,699,550,000
1982 82,806,370,000
1983 81,786,010,000
1984 87,014,200,000
1985 87,368,570,000
1986 91,377,830,000
1987 97,548,480,000
1988 107,713,000,000
1989 118,154,000,000
1990 123,907,000,000
1991 127,450,000,000
1992 132,697,000,000
1993 132,218,000,000
1994 141,844,000,000
1995 148,442,000,000
1996 156,570,000,000
1997 169,437,000,000
1998 177,897,000,000
1999 183,696,000,000
2000 207,830,000,000
2001 206,398,000,000
2002 208,280,000,000
2003 211,361,000,000
2004 224,633,000,000
2005 238,581,000,000
2006 249,556,000,000
2007 264,166,000,000
2008 273,560,000,000
2009 248,624,000,000
2010 272,554,000,000
2011 292,480,000,000
2012 292,759,000,000
2013 293,761,000,000
2014 311,990,000,000
2015 322,218,000,000
2016 349,169,000,000

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) in Belgium was 81.54 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 81.99 in 2014, while its lowest value was 38.50 in 1960.

Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 38.50
1961 39.81
1962 40.58
1963 42.67
1964 42.83
1965 42.01
1966 44.37
1967 42.27
1968 44.41
1969 47.69
1970 42.59
1971 41.64
1972 40.90
1973 45.92
1974 52.15
1975 45.41
1976 48.06
1977 47.96
1978 46.35
1979 51.43
1980 52.71
1981 55.92
1982 59.57
1983 59.74
1984 63.55
1985 61.16
1986 54.81
1987 53.82
1988 56.77
1989 61.11
1990 59.60
1991 58.11
1992 56.02
1993 52.68
1994 54.57
1995 56.02
1996 57.62
1997 60.47
1998 60.09
1999 60.10
2000 69.22
2001 67.67
2002 64.81
2003 63.39
2004 65.67
2005 69.86
2006 71.98
2007 73.67
2008 79.21
2009 67.05
2010 74.65
2011 81.12
2012 81.69
2013 80.49
2014 81.99
2015 79.41
2016 81.54

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments