Kenya Imports 1960-2021

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.
  • Kenya imports for 2020 was $19.92B, a 2.38% decline from 2019.
  • Kenya imports for 2019 was $20.41B, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
  • Kenya imports for 2018 was $20.17B, a 5.7% increase from 2017.
  • Kenya imports for 2017 was $19.08B, a 17.99% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $482.45B
Vietnam $279.84B
Indonesia $169.58B
Philippines $119.24B
Egypt $75.43B
Nigeria $71.63B
Ukraine $62.38B
Bangladesh $60.25B
Morocco $48.72B
Pakistan $43.86B
Uzbekistan $21.20B
Myanmar $20.93B
Kenya $19.92B
Sri Lanka $18.51B
Angola $17.03B
Cambodia $16.16B
Honduras $12.04B
El Salvador $10.82B
Georgia $8.89B
Cameroon $8.42B
West Bank and Gaza $7.95B
Mongolia $7.17B
Congo, Rep. $6.09B
Nicaragua $5.95B
Moldova $5.92B
Djibouti $4.75B
Kosovo $4.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $4.00B
Mauritania $3.85B
Sudan $1.26B
Cabo Verde $1.02B
Solomon Islands $0.56B
Vanuatu $0.40B
Kenya Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $19.92B 20.16%
2019 $20.41B 21.37%
2018 $20.17B 22.98%
2017 $19.08B 24.16%
2016 $16.17B 23.37%
2015 $17.67B 27.61%
2014 $20.28B 33.00%
2013 $18.30B 33.21%
2012 $17.92B 35.54%
2011 $16.29B 38.82%
2010 $13.43B 33.57%
2009 $11.41B 30.83%
2008 $12.53B 34.90%
2007 $10.22B 31.98%
2006 $8.33B 32.25%
2005 $6.74B 35.97%
2004 $5.29B 32.87%
2003 $4.48B 30.05%
2002 $3.98B 30.27%
2001 $4.29B 33.02%
2000 $4.03B 31.72%
1999 $3.53B 27.36%
1998 $4.05B 28.73%
1997 $4.11B 31.37%
1996 $3.87B 32.11%
1995 $3.54B 39.15%
1994 $2.45B 34.23%
1993 $1.95B 33.95%
1992 $2.19B 26.67%
1991 $2.33B 28.56%
1990 $2.69B 31.33%
1989 $2.50B 30.12%
1988 $2.31B 27.60%
1987 $2.10B 26.40%
1986 $2.16B 29.89%
1985 $1.85B 30.15%
1984 $1.98B 32.05%
1983 $1.69B 28.21%
1982 $2.03B 31.56%
1981 $2.32B 33.82%
1980 $2.61B 35.90%
1979 $1.97B 31.61%
1978 $2.05B 38.69%
1977 $1.42B 31.59%
1976 $1.10B 31.76%
1975 $1.12B 34.51%
1974 $1.21B 40.90%
1973 $0.72B 28.67%
1972 $0.61B 28.73%
1971 $0.63B 35.19%
1970 $0.49B 30.66%
1969 $0.41B 28.09%
1968 $0.40B 29.30%
1967 $0.36B 29.37%
1966 $0.36B 30.87%
1965 $0.31B 30.70%
1964 $0.29B 29.21%
1963 $0.27B 28.96%
1962 $0.26B 30.13%
1961 $0.25B 31.13%
1960 $0.27B 33.67%