Sri Lanka Imports 1960-2020

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.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2019 was $24.57B, a 8.33% decline from 2018.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2018 was $26.80B, a 5.51% increase from 2017.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2017 was $25.40B, a 8.31% increase from 2016.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2016 was $23.45B, a 1.93% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $614.03B
Vietnam $271.36B
Indonesia $211.48B
Philippines $151.72B
Ukraine $75.36B
Bangladesh $64.86B
Morocco $57.37B
Pakistan $56.53B
Sri Lanka $24.57B
Uzbekistan $24.22B
Ghana $23.71B
Tunisia $23.55B
Kenya $20.41B
Cambodia $16.92B
Honduras $14.15B
El Salvador $12.87B
Bolivia $12.85B
Georgia $11.16B
Cameroon $9.30B
Mongolia $8.92B
Zambia $8.08B
Moldova $6.61B
Nicaragua $6.26B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.55B
Djibouti $4.76B
Kosovo $4.44B
Mauritania $3.98B
Congo, Rep. $3.77B
Sudan $2.66B
Lesotho $2.24B
Cabo Verde $1.30B
Sri Lanka Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $24.57B 29.25%
2018 $26.80B 30.31%
2017 $25.40B 29.06%
2016 $23.45B 28.46%
2015 $23.01B 28.55%
2014 $23.14B 29.16%
2013 $21.51B 28.94%
2012 $21.68B 31.68%
2011 $22.26B 34.09%
2010 $15.21B 26.81%
2009 $11.70B 27.82%
2008 $15.69B 38.53%
2007 $12.78B 39.49%
2006 $11.63B 41.13%
2005 $10.07B 41.27%
2004 $9.12B 44.15%
2003 $7.68B 40.68%
2002 $6.85B 41.42%
2001 $6.86B 43.57%
2000 $8.10B 49.62%
1999 $6.77B 43.27%
1998 $6.67B 42.25%
1997 $6.58B 43.60%
1996 $6.10B 43.90%
1995 $6.00B 46.04%
1994 $5.35B 45.62%
1993 $4.48B 43.35%
1992 $3.98B 41.03%
1991 $3.50B 38.85%
1990 $3.06B 38.06%
1989 $2.57B 36.76%
1988 $2.57B 36.84%
1987 $2.39B 35.70%
1986 $2.26B 35.33%
1985 $2.27B 37.97%
1984 $2.10B 34.74%
1983 $2.14B 41.43%
1982 $2.21B 46.26%
1981 $2.05B 46.54%
1980 $2.21B 54.80%
1979 $1.54B 45.75%
1978 $1.08B 39.55%
1977 $1.24B 30.16%
1976 $1.13B 31.38%
1975 $1.33B 34.96%
1974 $1.21B 33.90%
1973 $0.74B 25.56%
1972 $0.61B 23.90%
1971 $0.63B 26.61%
1970 $0.66B 28.60%
1969 $0.48B 24.62%
1968 $0.42B 23.59%
1967 $0.43B 23.30%
1966 $0.45B 25.85%
1965 $0.43B 25.49%
1964 $0.35B 26.72%
1963 $0.34B 27.49%
1962 $0.42B 29.20%
1961 $0.41B 28.49%
1960 $0.46B 32.91%