St. Lucia - Merchandise imports

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 0.05 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 2.53 in 1994, while its lowest value was 0.01 in 1997.

Definition: Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from economies in the Arab World. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1992 0.01
1993 0.01
1994 2.53
1995 2.43
1996 0.01
1997 0.01
1998 0.01
1999 0.20
2000 0.11
2001 0.03
2002 0.02
2003 0.01
2004 0.03
2005 0.02
2006 0.02
2007 0.02
2008 0.06
2009 0.10
2010 0.08
2011 0.07
2012 0.04
2013 0.03
2014 0.03
2015 0.01
2016 0.05

Merchandise imports (current US$)

The value for Merchandise imports (current US$) in St. Lucia was 654,468,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 696,858,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 7,106,730 in 1960.

Definition: Merchandise imports show the c.i.f. value of goods received from the rest of the world valued in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Trade Organization.

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Year Value
1960 7,106,730
1961 7,752,480
1962 9,768,480
1963 9,718,890
1964 11,912,800
1965 12,841,500
1966 16,559,000
1967 16,804,700
1968 14,771,000
1969 20,750,000
1970 27,292,500
1971 34,996,400
1972 35,755,200
1973 37,856,800
1974 44,418,600
1975 46,229,500
1976 47,969,300
1977 59,345,200
1978 82,777,800
1979 101,185,000
1980 124,000,000
1981 129,000,000
1982 118,000,000
1983 144,000,000
1984 119,000,000
1985 125,000,000
1986 155,000,000
1987 179,000,000
1988 220,000,000
1989 274,000,000
1990 271,000,000
1991 295,000,000
1992 313,000,000
1993 300,000,000
1994 303,000,000
1995 307,000,000
1996 313,000,000
1997 332,000,000
1998 328,000,000
1999 355,000,000
2000 355,000,000
2001 355,000,000
2002 309,000,000
2003 403,000,000
2004 421,582,000
2005 485,775,000
2006 592,368,000
2007 613,908,000
2008 655,737,000
2009 520,410,000
2010 662,491,000
2011 696,858,000
2012 643,598,000
2013 620,421,000
2014 627,322,000
2015 570,211,000
2016 654,468,000

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 81.45 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 91.43 in 1988, while its lowest value was 65.59 in 1981.

Definition: Merchandise imports from high-income economies are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1981 65.59
1982 73.01
1983 78.38
1984 83.41
1985 82.76
1986 83.90
1987 85.70
1988 91.43
1989 89.42
1990 89.41
1991 90.02
1992 87.66
1993 85.84
1994 85.64
1995 84.44
1996 83.89
1997 82.84
1998 87.28
1999 88.34
2000 87.05
2001 86.31
2002 86.74
2003 87.28
2004 86.95
2005 85.49
2006 85.24
2007 87.83
2008 87.42
2009 82.73
2010 85.62
2011 84.46
2012 85.28
2013 89.31
2014 85.72
2015 88.96
2016 81.45

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 3.68 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 5.33 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.04 in 1991.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other low- and middle-income economies in other World Bank regions according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1981 0.07
1984 0.54
1986 0.06
1987 0.14
1988 0.06
1989 0.10
1990 0.10
1991 0.04
1992 1.82
1993 2.50
1994 5.15
1995 5.33
1996 2.65
1997 2.35
1998 3.08
1999 3.32
2000 4.15
2001 3.41
2002 3.88
2003 3.48
2004 3.59
2005 4.02
2006 4.02
2007 3.56
2008 3.18
2009 3.17
2010 3.46
2011 2.67
2012 2.56
2013 2.13
2014 2.94
2015 5.01
2016 3.68

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 2.78 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 3.95 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.03 in 1991.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the East Asia and Pacific region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1987 0.14
1988 0.06
1989 0.08
1990 0.04
1991 0.03
1992 1.57
1993 2.15
1994 2.47
1995 2.52
1996 2.35
1997 2.06
1998 2.69
1999 2.65
2000 3.55
2001 2.90
2002 3.17
2003 2.95
2004 3.09
2005 3.37
2006 3.51
2007 3.32
2008 2.97
2009 2.79
2010 3.11
2011 2.35
2012 2.23
2013 1.86
2014 2.41
2015 3.95
2016 2.78

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 0.113 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 0.147 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.004 in 1989.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Europe and Central Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1986 0.052
1989 0.004
1992 0.046
1993 0.091
1994 0.070
1995 0.147
1996 0.058
1997 0.053
1998 0.048
1999 0.035
2000 0.017
2001 0.049
2002 0.036
2003 0.039
2004 0.071
2005 0.065
2006 0.070
2007 0.042
2008 0.021
2009 0.048
2010 0.040
2011 0.048
2012 0.073
2013 0.097
2014 0.097
2015 0.086
2016 0.113

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 9.41 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 34.00 in 1981, while its lowest value was 6.03 in 2015.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1981 34.00
1982 26.99
1983 21.10
1984 16.06
1985 16.94
1986 15.69
1987 13.73
1988 8.37
1989 9.55
1990 10.25
1991 9.70
1992 9.53
1993 9.92
1994 8.07
1995 8.07
1996 9.42
1997 10.51
1998 9.34
1999 8.18
2000 8.76
2001 9.28
2002 8.97
2003 8.69
2004 8.69
2005 9.69
2006 9.65
2007 8.34
2008 9.07
2009 13.05
2010 10.25
2011 12.07
2012 11.54
2013 8.10
2014 10.32
2015 6.03
2016 9.41

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 0.009 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 0.191 in 1999, while its lowest value was 0.000 in 2011.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Middle East and North Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1992 0.026
1993 0.029
1994 0.014
1995 0.008
1996 0.016
1997 0.007
1998 0.006
1999 0.191
2000 0.070
2001 0.005
2002 0.013
2003 0.010
2004 0.014
2005 0.016
2006 0.004
2007 0.003
2008 0.006
2009 0.005
2010 0.002
2011 0.000
2012 0.008
2013 0.005
2014 0.022
2015 0.011
2016 0.009

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 0.549 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 0.549 in 2016, while its lowest value was 0.001 in 1987.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the South Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

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Year Value
1981 0.068
1984 0.538
1986 0.009
1987 0.001
1989 0.015
1990 0.053
1991 0.010
1992 0.171
1993 0.222
1994 0.220
1995 0.211
1996 0.209
1997 0.191
1998 0.279
1999 0.391
2000 0.411
2001 0.375
2002 0.480
2003 0.393
2004 0.314
2005 0.447
2006 0.291
2007 0.170
2008 0.159
2009 0.295
2010 0.228
2011 0.219
2012 0.204
2013 0.135
2014 0.360
2015 0.472
2016 0.549

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 0.23 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 2.45 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1991.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1991 0.00
1992 0.00
1993 0.01
1994 2.38
1995 2.45
1996 0.01
1997 0.03
1998 0.06
1999 0.05
2000 0.11
2001 0.08
2002 0.18
2003 0.09
2004 0.11
2005 0.12
2006 0.15
2007 0.03
2008 0.02
2009 0.04
2010 0.08
2011 0.06
2012 0.05
2013 0.03
2014 0.04
2015 0.49
2016 0.23

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 5.47 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 5.47 in 2016, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1982.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy residuals are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database, less the sum of imports by the reporting economy from high-, low-, and middle-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Includes trade with unspecified partners or with economies not covered by World Bank classification. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1981 0.34
1982 0.00
1983 0.51
1984 0.00
1985 0.30
1986 0.35
1987 0.43
1988 0.13
1989 0.93
1990 0.24
1991 0.24
1992 0.99
1993 1.74
1994 1.14
1995 2.16
1996 4.05
1997 4.31
1998 0.30
1999 0.17
2000 0.04
2001 1.00
2002 0.41
2003 0.55
2004 0.76
2005 0.80
2006 1.09
2007 0.27
2008 0.33
2009 1.05
2010 0.67
2011 0.80
2012 0.62
2013 0.46
2014 1.03
2015 0.00
2016 5.47

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$)

The latest value for Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$) in St. Lucia was $669,852,900 as of 2016. Over the past 35 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $888,869,900 in 2013 and $21,429,100 in 1983.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world, as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1981 $32,380,700
1982 $26,983,000
1983 $21,429,100
1984 $25,369,660
1985 $36,506,950
1986 $63,395,500
1987 $77,608,060
1988 $182,926,200
1989 $197,053,800
1990 $197,785,000
1991 $220,056,000
1992 $306,338,600
1993 $300,185,500
1994 $302,635,500
1995 $306,566,700
1996 $312,602,000
1997 $332,216,700
1998 $335,203,000
1999 $354,548,900
2000 $349,503,600
2001 $276,512,100
2002 $315,829,800
2003 $408,497,800
2004 $422,639,500
2005 $486,357,600
2006 $593,150,500
2007 $616,006,100
2008 $658,611,200
2009 $620,795,700
2010 $649,918,700
2011 $708,961,800
2012 $657,868,200
2013 $888,869,900
2014 $643,553,900
2015 $556,930,400
2016 $669,852,900

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region (% of total merchandise imports) in St. Lucia was 9.41 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 34.00 in 1981, while its lowest value was 6.03 in 2015.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other low- and middle-income economies in the same World Bank region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data. No figures are shown for high-income economies, because they are a separate category in the World Bank classification of economies.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1981 34.00
1982 26.99
1983 21.10
1984 16.06
1985 16.94
1986 15.69
1987 13.73
1988 8.37
1989 9.55
1990 10.25
1991 9.70
1992 9.53
1993 9.92
1994 8.07
1995 8.07
1996 9.42
1997 10.51
1998 9.34
1999 8.18
2000 8.76
2001 9.28
2002 8.97
2003 8.69
2004 8.69
2005 9.69
2006 9.65
2007 8.34
2008 9.07
2009 13.05
2010 10.25
2011 12.07
2012 11.54
2013 8.10
2014 10.32
2015 6.03
2016 9.41

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports