USA: Percent of world imports: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1990 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 15.27 percent with a minumum of 12.34 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 19.28 percent in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The share of world exports equals the exports of a particular country as percent of the total exports of all countries around the world. 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.