Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$) - Country Ranking

Definition: Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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

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Rank Country Value Year
1 United States 124,454,000,000.00 2016
2 Japan 39,013,130,000.00 2016
3 Netherlands 38,938,850,000.00 2016
4 Switzerland 21,044,920,000.00 2016
5 Germany 17,595,930,000.00 2016
6 United Kingdom 17,115,550,000.00 2016
7 France 15,472,220,000.00 2016
8 Ireland 8,322,932,000.00 2016
9 Sweden 7,115,419,000.00 2016
10 Korea 6,622,400,000.00 2016
11 Singapore 5,340,175,000.00 2016
12 Canada 4,447,807,000.00 2016
13 Belgium 3,535,902,000.00 2016
14 Italy 3,386,022,000.00 2016
15 Finland 2,720,143,000.00 2016
16 Denmark 2,237,424,000.00 2016
17 Luxembourg 1,967,302,000.00 2016
18 Spain 1,919,516,000.00 2016
19 Hungary 1,789,673,000.00 2016
20 Israel 1,265,200,000.00 2016
21 China 1,161,196,000.00 2016
22 Austria 1,076,018,000.00 2016
23 Australia 816,361,500.00 2016
24 Brazil 650,833,700.00 2016
25 Hong Kong SAR, China 642,041,500.00 2015
26 Russia 547,760,000.00 2016
27 Norway 527,769,000.00 2016
28 India 524,879,200.00 2016
29 Czech Republic 446,201,900.00 2016
30 Poland 444,000,000.00 2016
31 Malta 317,863,200.00 2016
32 New Zealand 311,166,000.00 2016
33 Iceland 193,159,800.00 2016
34 Argentina 160,245,100.00 2016
35 Malaysia 111,078,500.00 2016
36 South Africa 109,422,700.00 2016
37 Portugal 101,491,300.00 2016
38 Greece 77,850,220.00 2016
39 Slovenia 77,649,450.00 2016
40 Ukraine 73,000,000.00 2016
41 Romania 70,169,160.00 2016
42 Thailand 69,130,000.00 2016
43 Kenya 65,959,480.00 2016
44 Liberia 59,131,800.00 2013
45 El Salvador 55,829,520.00 2016
46 Croatia 52,486,420.00 2016
47 Bulgaria 50,430,000.00 2016
48 Indonesia 46,709,520.00 2016
49 Colombia 46,378,490.00 2016
50 Chile 43,437,450.00 2016
51 Serbia 42,316,440.00 2016
52 Barbados 33,425,840.00 2013
53 Uruguay 32,547,160.00 2016
54 Slovak Republic 29,892,260.00 2016
55 Lithuania 27,821,260.00 2016
56 Belarus 27,600,000.00 2016
57 Haiti 25,267,320.00 2016
58 Bolivia 24,183,110.00 2016
59 Tunisia 22,765,010.00 2016
60 Jordan 22,112,680.00 2016
61 Lebanon 16,383,140.00 2016
62 Kiribati 13,433,000.00 1994
63 Estonia 13,261,180.00 2016
64 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13,046,130.00 2016
65 Myanmar 11,574,500.00 2016
66 Angola 10,997,630.00 2016
67 Pakistan 10,000,000.00 2016
68 Philippines 9,490,153.00 2016
69 Peru 9,000,000.00 2016
70 Macedonia 7,713,684.00 2016
71 Mexico 6,855,288.00 2016
72 Moldova 6,240,000.00 2016
73 Latvia 5,504,470.00 2016
74 Jamaica 5,297,928.00 2016
75 Morocco 4,632,672.00 2016
76 Bangladesh 4,197,456.00 2016
77 Senegal 3,865,174.00 2014
78 Sierra Leone 3,784,867.00 2015
79 Panama 3,700,000.00 2016
80 Madagascar 3,121,202.00 2016
81 Guyana 3,077,000.00 2015
82 Mauritius 2,733,335.00 2016
83 Albania 2,700,000.00 2016
84 Kyrgyz Republic 2,682,808.00 2016
85 Belize 2,500,000.00 2011
86 Zimbabwe 2,372,227.00 2016
87 Cyprus 2,038,124.00 2016
88 Mongolia 1,921,813.00 2016
89 Uganda 1,527,255.00 2016
90 Cambodia 1,510,706.00 2016
91 Syrian Arab Republic 1,400,000.00 2010
92 Seychelles 1,303,764.00 2016
93 Solomon Islands 1,249,967.00 2016
94 Kazakhstan 1,089,830.00 2016
95 Honduras 970,000.00 2016
96 Burkina Faso 839,375.90 2014
97 Trinidad and Tobago 800,659.70 2016
98 Georgia 795,201.30 2016
99 Tajikistan 623,000.00 2009
100 Cameroon 591,766.50 2015
101 Botswana 589,497.20 2016
102 Montenegro 558,965.20 2016
103 New Caledonia 537,247.40 2014
104 Algeria 475,375.30 2016
105 Costa Rica 435,591.00 2015
106 Fiji 429,172.60 2015
107 Guatemala 400,000.00 2016
108 Namibia 311,408.70 2016
109 Tanzania 256,978.00 2016
110 Lesotho 196,332.70 2016
111 Vanuatu 155,805.00 2015
112 Mozambique 122,122.60 2012
113 Iraq 100,000.00 2016
114 St. Kitts and Nevis 99,966.30 2013
115 Eritrea 94,115.12 2000
116 Swaziland 84,190.26 2016
117 Samoa 72,157.88 2015
118 Côte d'Ivoire 67,630.45 2015
119 Bhutan 37,225.34 2016
120 Suriname 36,308.90 2016
121 Azerbaijan 28,000.00 2012
122 Cabo Verde 26,036.53 2016
123 Grenada 14,619.13 2016
124 Tuvalu 13,826.42 2013
125 Togo 12,114.43 2010
126 Ethiopia 8,977.87 2016
127 Benin 5,087.39 2015
128 Burundi 4,198.75 2015
129 Niger 676.30 2015
130 Sudan 479.03 2015
131 Tonga 0.00 2005
131 Saudi Arabia 0.00 2004
131 Turkey 0.00 2004
131 Venezuela 0.00 2013
131 Yemen 0.00 2015
131 St. Lucia 0.00 2013
131 Paraguay 0.00 2007
131 Iran 0.00 2000
131 Guinea-Bissau 0.00 2006
131 Malawi 0.00 2015
131 São Tomé and Principe 0.00 2012
131 Oman 0.00 1993
131 Libya 0.00 2013
131 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00 2013
131 Dem. Rep. Congo 0.00 2016
131 Mali 0.00 2013
131 Bahrain 0.00 1990
131 Congo 0.00 1997
131 Ghana 0.00 2010
131 Nigeria 0.00 2016
131 Lao PDR 0.00 2011
131 Nepal 0.00 1994
131 Zambia 0.00 1991
131 Ecuador 0.00 2016
131 Gabon 0.00 1994
131 Kuwait 0.00 2004
131 Chad 0.00 1994
131 Afghanistan 0.00 2016
131 Timor-Leste 0.00 2016
131 Comoros 0.00 2012
131 The Gambia 0.00 1994
131 Sri Lanka 0.00 2007
131 Qatar 0.00 2016
131 Brunei 0.00 2016
131 Armenia 0.00 2007
131 Nicaragua 0.00 2004
131 Egypt 0.00 2015
131 Dominica 0.00 2013
131 Dominican Republic 0.00 2016
131 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00 2013
131 Papua New Guinea 0.00 1995
131 Mauritania 0.00 2015
131 Central African Republic 0.00 1992
131 The Bahamas 0.00 2016
131 Equatorial Guinea 0.00 1988
176 Guinea -1,450,000.00 2013

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Aggregation method: Sum

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.