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 128,748,000,000.00 2018
2 Japan 45,518,830,000.00 2018
3 Netherlands 35,022,510,000.00 2018
4 Switzerland 25,849,650,000.00 2018
5 Germany 24,366,270,000.00 2018
6 United Kingdom 21,679,690,000.00 2018
7 France 16,819,300,000.00 2018
8 Ireland 13,895,640,000.00 2018
9 Singapore 8,718,517,000.00 2018
10 Korea 7,752,300,000.00 2018
11 Sweden 7,444,290,000.00 2018
12 China 5,561,289,000.00 2018
13 Italy 4,941,538,000.00 2018
14 Canada 4,840,305,000.00 2018
15 Belgium 4,363,966,000.00 2018
16 Finland 3,433,265,000.00 2018
17 Denmark 3,327,687,000.00 2018
18 Spain 2,527,129,000.00 2018
19 Luxembourg 2,437,414,000.00 2018
20 Hungary 1,767,514,000.00 2018
21 Austria 1,397,750,000.00 2018
22 Israel 1,273,100,000.00 2018
23 Australia 973,423,700.00 2018
24 Russia 876,100,000.00 2018
25 Brazil 825,475,500.00 2018
26 India 784,900,900.00 2018
27 Hong Kong SAR, China 719,290,500.00 2017
28 Malta 618,801,200.00 2018
29 Poland 614,000,000.00 2018
30 New Zealand 540,498,600.00 2018
31 Norway 515,195,300.00 2018
32 Czech Republic 495,670,600.00 2018
33 Argentina 268,337,400.00 2018
34 Malaysia 267,357,800.00 2018
35 Iceland 241,707,200.00 2018
36 Thailand 163,002,500.00 2018
37 Egypt 122,000,000.00 2007
38 South Africa 120,715,700.00 2018
39 Portugal 118,855,100.00 2018
40 Paraguay 114,100,000.00 1994
41 Dem. Rep. Congo 108,500,000.00 2009
42 Colombia 105,598,900.00 2018
43 Romania 100,840,100.00 2018
44 Greece 95,818,330.00 2018
45 Ukraine 92,000,000.00 2018
46 Bulgaria 88,830,000.00 2018
47 Slovenia 72,892,670.00 2018
48 Kenya 68,570,900.00 2017
49 Belarus 66,100,000.00 2018
50 Croatia 63,203,120.00 2018
51 Indonesia 61,190,990.00 2018
52 Serbia 57,889,060.00 2018
53 Slovak Republic 55,522,620.00 2018
54 Chile 46,185,210.00 2018
55 Uruguay 44,657,100.00 2018
56 Philippines 44,086,040.00 2018
57 Barbados 33,425,840.00 2013
58 Lithuania 31,113,010.00 2018
59 Turkey 29,000,000.00 2018
60 Bosnia and Herzegovina 26,777,680.00 2018
61 Bolivia 26,264,450.00 2018
62 Peru 25,873,710.00 2018
63 Haiti 25,267,320.00 2016
64 Tunisia 23,726,170.00 2018
65 El Salvador 23,049,630.00 2018
66 Jordan 21,830,990.00 2018
67 Panama 21,700,000.00 2018
68 Lebanon 17,741,630.00 2018
69 Estonia 15,928,510.00 2018
70 Albania 14,949,450.00 2018
71 Kiribati 13,433,000.00 1994
72 North Macedonia 11,848,310.00 2018
73 Latvia 10,612,940.00 2018
74 Uganda 10,385,200.00 2018
75 Libya 10,000,000.00 2002
76 Cayman Islands 9,293,717.00 2017
77 Cameroon 8,536,007.00 2018
78 Angola 8,226,880.00 2018
79 Nigeria 7,827,509.00 1984
80 Ethiopia 7,805,176.00 2018
81 Pakistan 7,000,000.00 2018
82 Mexico 6,997,263.00 2018
83 Costa Rica 5,921,462.00 2018
84 Sierra Leone 5,843,938.00 2018
85 Jamaica 5,293,970.00 2018
86 Morocco 5,082,470.00 2018
87 Senegal 4,930,986.00 2017
88 Madagascar 4,472,783.00 2018
89 Moldova 3,200,000.00 2018
90 Myanmar 2,599,407.00 2018
91 Yemen 2,500,000.00 2016
91 Belize 2,500,000.00 2011
93 Cambodia 2,379,522.00 2018
94 Zimbabwe 2,372,227.00 2016
95 Congo 1,605,374.00 2016
96 Comoros 1,580,934.00 2015
97 Côte d'Ivoire 1,552,896.00 2016
98 Seychelles 1,403,176.00 2018
99 Syrian Arab Republic 1,400,000.00 2010
100 Namibia 1,389,579.00 2018
101 Mongolia 1,360,478.00 2018
102 Kyrgyz Republic 1,207,413.00 2018
103 Mauritius 1,120,908.00 2018
104 Kazakhstan 912,060.00 2018
105 Trinidad and Tobago 881,502.10 2018
106 Fiji 860,878.30 2018
107 Honduras 811,000.00 2003
108 Burkina Faso 724,847.90 2017
109 Vanuatu 718,423.80 2018
110 Guatemala 700,000.00 2018
111 Eswatini 674,354.10 2018
112 Tajikistan 623,000.00 2009
113 Botswana 603,116.10 2018
114 Solomon Islands 598,989.10 2018
115 Samoa 537,844.00 2018
116 Bangladesh 443,503.30 2018
117 New Caledonia 442,189.00 2016
118 Montenegro 431,556.60 2018
119 Uzbekistan 316,911.10 2018
120 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 300,000.00 1996
121 Georgia 270,121.80 2018
122 Lesotho 218,701.70 2018
123 Cyprus 173,942.10 2012
124 Guyana 169,000.00 2018
125 Algeria 138,472.70 2017
126 Mozambique 122,122.60 2012
127 Iraq 100,000.00 2018
128 St. Kitts and Nevis 99,966.30 2013
129 Eritrea 94,115.12 2000
130 Tanzania 82,600.00 2018
131 Guinea-Bissau 78,950.00 2016
132 Mauritania 76,776.26 2018
133 Suriname 75,176.96 2018
134 Grenada 56,332.90 2018
135 Cabo Verde 47,363.96 2018
136 Mali 46,195.25 2017
137 Azerbaijan 28,000.00 2012
138 Tuvalu 13,826.42 2013
139 Afghanistan 12,809.26 2015
140 Togo 12,114.43 2010
141 Bhutan 11,086.66 2018
142 Niger 6,171.92 2016
143 Burundi 3,365.35 2018
144 Tonga 2,295.09 2018
145 Benin 876.89 2016
146 Sudan 479.03 2015
147 Dominica 119.09 2018
148 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.