Imports of goods and services (constant LCU)
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.
Description: The map below shows how Imports of goods and services (constant LCU) 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 Vietnam, with a value of 5,315,050,000,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Kiribati, with a value of 183,077,000.00.
Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.
See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison
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Base Period: varies by country