Nigeria 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.
  • Nigeria imports for 2019 was $88.74B, a 27.59% increase from 2018.
  • Nigeria imports for 2018 was $69.55B, a 40.48% increase from 2017.
  • Nigeria imports for 2017 was $49.51B, a 6.35% increase from 2016.
  • Nigeria imports for 2016 was $46.55B, a 10.34% 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
Nigeria Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $88.74B 19.80%
2018 $69.55B 17.51%
2017 $49.51B 13.18%
2016 $46.55B 11.50%
2015 $51.92B 10.67%
2014 $68.06B 12.45%
2013 $66.12B 13.00%
2012 $59.15B 12.99%
2011 $87.73B 21.66%
2010 $63.83B 17.66%
2009 $50.87B 17.43%
2008 $50.98B 15.13%
2007 $49.89B 18.10%
2006 $30.81B 13.05%
2005 $21.18B 12.03%
2004 $15.88B 11.64%
2003 $23.69B 22.58%
2002 $16.02B 16.80%
2001 $15.86B 21.43%
2000 $9.01B 12.97%
1999 $7.79B 13.12%
1998 $11.54B 21.13%
1997 $12.42B 22.81%
1996 $8.80B 17.23%
1995 $6.77B 15.37%
1994 $3.22B 9.51%
1993 $3.79B 13.65%
1992 $6.81B 14.25%
1991 $6.27B 12.77%
1990 $5.38B 9.95%
1989 $3.93B 8.93%
1988 $2.87B 5.77%
1987 $3.50B 6.65%
1986 $2.13B 3.89%
1985 $2.43B 3.30%
1984 $2.23B 3.03%
1983 $4.38B 4.51%
1982 $10.12B 7.09%
1981 $15.76B 9.58%
1980 $12.32B 19.20%
1979 $9.01B 19.06%
1978 $8.68B 23.76%
1977 $8.12B 22.52%
1976 $8.69B 23.92%
1975 $6.34B 22.83%
1974 $3.62B 14.57%
1973 $2.33B 15.35%
1972 $1.45B 11.80%
1971 $1.25B 13.63%
1970 $1.41B 11.21%
1969 $1.02B 15.43%
1968 $0.82B 15.74%
1967 $0.91B 17.41%
1966 $0.93B 14.62%
1965 $0.94B 16.02%
1964 $0.86B 15.41%
1963 $0.70B 13.54%
1962 $0.67B 13.56%
1961 $0.73B 16.30%
1960 $0.71B 16.93%