Transport > Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$: Group totals

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services (current US$). 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.


High income OECD countries $12.50 trillion 2012
Christian countries $11.66 trillion 2011
Heavily indebted countries $11.23 trillion 2011
Cold countries $11.00 trillion 2011
Europe $8.86 trillion 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) $8.08 trillion 2012
European Union $7.54 trillion 2011
NATO countries $7.12 trillion 2012
Non-religious countries $6.85 trillion 2012
Emerging markets $5.84 trillion 2012
Former British colonies $5.63 trillion 2011
Eurozone $5.62 trillion 2011
Catholic countries $4.19 trillion 2011
Hot countries $2.27 trillion 2005
Religious countries $2.01 trillion 2012
Muslim countries $1.84 trillion 2011
Eastern Europe $1.42 trillion 2011
Latin America and Caribbean $1.26 trillion 2011
Landlocked countries $1.24 trillion 2011
Former Spanish colonies $1.06 trillion 2012
South and Central Asia $805.73 billion 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa $795.22 billion 2010
Former Soviet republics $760.36 billion 2012
OPEC countries $703.28 billion 2008
South Asia $671.83 billion 2012
Sparsely populated countries $639.45 billion 1999
Sub-Saharan Africa $469.72 billion 2011
Former French colonies $367.62 billion 2011
Potential Future EU Members $285.68 billion 2012
failed states $161.70 billion 2010

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