Syrian Arab Republic - 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 Syrian Arab Republic was $19,408,800,000 as of 2010. Over the past 33 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $19,408,800,000 in 2010 and $2,613,000,000 in 1989.

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
1977 $2,820,100,000
1978 $2,782,900,000
1979 $3,645,200,000
1980 $4,530,700,000
1981 $5,217,900,000
1982 $4,392,500,000
1983 $4,877,600,000
1984 $4,592,700,000
1985 $4,920,200,000
1986 $3,062,000,000
1987 $2,915,700,000
1988 $2,622,700,000
1989 $2,613,000,000
1990 $2,954,700,000
1991 $3,356,300,000
1992 $4,043,100,000
1993 $4,954,000,000
1994 $6,215,000,000
1995 $5,541,000,000
1996 $6,071,000,000
1997 $5,092,000,000
1998 $4,811,000,000
1999 $5,202,000,000
2000 $5,390,000,000
2001 $5,976,000,000
2002 $6,341,000,000
2003 $6,188,000,000
2004 $9,191,999,000
2005 $11,101,000,000
2006 $11,879,000,000
2007 $15,289,300,000
2008 $19,278,400,000
2009 $16,666,780,000
2010 $19,408,800,000

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

The latest value for Imports of goods and services (current US$) in Syrian Arab Republic was $15,286,440,000 as of 2007. Over the past 47 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $15,286,440,000 in 2007 and $211,572,000 in 1961.

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 $238,438,300
1961 $211,572,000
1962 $239,475,800
1963 $254,144,000
1964 $257,291,300
1965 $250,835,000
1966 $308,588,700
1967 $302,663,400
1968 $359,837,600
1969 $486,948,400
1970 $459,569,700
1971 $589,872,600
1972 $739,338,000
1973 $851,109,800
1974 $1,775,235,000
1975 $2,364,286,000
1976 $2,669,065,000
1977 $3,190,648,000
1978 $2,953,073,000
1979 $3,645,327,000
1980 $4,719,468,000
1981 $5,216,658,000
1982 $4,142,960,000
1983 $4,783,518,000
1984 $4,283,247,000
1985 $4,168,711,000
1986 $3,015,259,000
1987 $3,350,431,000
1988 $2,803,717,000
1989 $2,919,875,000
1990 $3,440,367,000
1991 $4,163,792,000
1992 $4,987,517,000
1993 $5,602,185,000
1994 $4,594,640,000
1995 $4,323,553,000
1996 $5,252,196,000
1997 $4,903,093,000
1998 $4,696,404,000
1999 $5,078,314,000
2000 $5,523,718,000
2001 $6,168,564,000
2002 $6,591,623,000
2003 $6,235,988,000
2004 $9,987,584,000
2005 $12,012,450,000
2006 $12,907,580,000
2007 $15,286,440,000

Imports of goods and services (current LCU)

The value for Imports of goods and services (current LCU) in Syrian Arab Republic was 763,405,000,000 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 763,405,000,000 in 2007 and a minimum value of 757,427,800 in 1961.

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 853,609,100
1961 757,427,800
1962 883,665,700
1963 970,830,000
1964 982,852,700
1965 865,631,700
1966 1,160,293,000
1967 1,056,295,000
1968 1,224,527,000
1969 1,488,601,000
1970 1,460,053,000
1971 1,825,066,000
1972 2,229,843,000
1973 2,590,778,000
1974 5,451,747,000
1975 7,133,052,000
1976 8,645,103,000
1977 11,199,180,000
1978 10,312,130,000
1979 14,307,910,000
1980 18,523,910,000
1981 22,111,850,000
1982 17,484,950,000
1983 19,931,960,000
1984 18,437,230,000
1985 21,150,370,000
1986 22,667,510,000
1987 37,678,950,000
1988 49,316,550,000
1989 61,901,360,000
1990 75,000,000,000
1991 99,931,000,000
1992 139,850,000,000
1993 169,242,000,000
1994 229,732,000,000
1995 216,610,000,000
1996 263,135,000,000
1997 252,019,000,000
1998 244,213,000,000
1999 262,041,000,000
2000 263,868,000,000
2001 296,893,000,000
2002 324,176,000,000
2003 306,873,000,000
2004 504,373,000,000
2005 627,050,000,000
2006 660,223,000,000
2007 763,405,000,000

Imports of goods and services (annual % growth)

The value for Imports of goods and services (annual % growth) in Syrian Arab Republic was 11.32 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 40.69 in 1977 and a minimum value of -34.83 in 1986.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1976 -3.98
1977 40.69
1978 -13.85
1979 11.76
1980 -0.28
1981 -8.15
1982 -15.74
1983 -1.36
1984 -1.20
1985 36.40
1986 -34.83
1987 25.97
1988 -3.21
1989 5.21
1990 0.86
1991 0.01
1992 12.97
1993 -2.36
1994 0.94
1995 0.33
1996 31.15
1997 -6.31
1998 -1.93
1999 11.53
2000 -2.40
2001 10.36
2002 6.81
2003 -4.09
2004 40.18
2005 25.99
2006 -12.70
2007 11.32

Imports of goods and services (constant LCU)

The value for Imports of goods and services (constant LCU) in Syrian Arab Republic was 511,993,000,000 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 37 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 526,835,000,000 in 2005 and a minimum value of 86,218,310,000 in 1970.

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
1970 86,218,310,000
1975 160,071,000,000
1976 153,698,000,000
1977 216,236,000,000
1978 186,285,000,000
1979 208,194,000,000
1980 207,608,000,000
1981 190,681,000,000
1982 160,668,000,000
1983 158,486,000,000
1984 156,581,000,000
1985 213,579,000,000
1986 139,181,000,000
1987 175,330,000,000
1988 169,698,000,000
1989 178,539,000,000
1990 180,073,000,000
1991 180,098,000,000
1992 203,450,000,000
1993 198,651,000,000
1994 200,512,000,000
1995 201,165,000,000
1996 263,820,000,000
1997 247,185,000,000
1998 242,417,000,000
1999 270,366,000,000
2000 263,868,000,000
2001 291,204,000,000
2002 311,028,000,000
2003 298,302,000,000
2004 418,146,000,000
2005 526,835,000,000
2006 459,938,000,000
2007 511,993,000,000

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was 37.83 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 47 years was 45.39 in 1994, while its lowest value was 17.04 in 1965.

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 27.80
1961 22.38
1962 21.56
1963 21.17
1964 19.21
1965 17.04
1966 22.99
1967 19.15
1968 20.52
1969 21.69
1970 21.47
1971 22.78
1972 24.16
1973 26.27
1974 34.41
1975 34.63
1976 34.97
1977 41.46
1978 31.84
1979 36.71
1980 36.13
1981 33.62
1982 25.42
1983 27.20
1984 24.47
1985 25.41
1986 22.68
1987 29.50
1988 26.51
1989 29.63
1990 27.95
1991 32.07
1992 37.63
1993 40.90
1994 45.39
1995 37.94
1996 38.09
1997 33.80
1998 30.90
1999 31.99
2000 28.58
2001 29.24
2002 30.54
2003 28.57
2004 39.81
2005 41.62
2006 38.72
2007 37.83

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments