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 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.
  • Kenya imports for 2016 was $16.17B, a 8.48% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $606.37B
Vietnam $271.36B
Indonesia $211.48B
Philippines $151.72B
Nigeria $88.74B
Egypt $78.09B
Ukraine $75.36B
Bangladesh $64.86B
Morocco $57.49B
Pakistan $56.53B
Angola $25.13B
Sri Lanka $24.57B
Uzbekistan $24.22B
Ghana $23.71B
Tunisia $23.31B
Kenya $20.41B
Cambodia $16.92B
Honduras $14.15B
El Salvador $12.87B
Bolivia $12.85B
Georgia $11.16B
Cameroon $9.62B
Mongolia $9.25B
Zambia $7.96B
Moldova $6.70B
Congo, Rep. $6.52B
Nicaragua $6.26B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.55B
Kosovo $4.46B
Mauritania $4.03B
Sudan $2.74B
Lesotho $2.24B
Eswatini $1.93B
Cabo Verde $1.30B
Bhutan $1.27B
Timor-Leste $1.12B
Kenya Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
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 $1.22B 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%