Nigeria Imports 1960-2024

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 2021 was $52.19B, a 46.65% increase from 2020.
  • Nigeria imports for 2020 was $35.59B, a 62.13% decline from 2019.
  • Nigeria imports for 2019 was $93.97B, a 27.24% increase from 2018.
  • Nigeria imports for 2018 was $73.85B, a 49.17% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $760.90B
Vietnam $341.15B
Indonesia $222.94B
Philippines $148.70B
Ukraine $83.92B
Egypt $81.94B
Bangladesh $71.02B
Pakistan $62.66B
Morocco $60.03B
Nigeria $52.19B
Uzbekistan $27.96B
Tunisia $24.38B
Ghana $22.58B
Kenya $21.85B
Sri Lanka $21.53B
Myanmar $20.91B
Cambodia $18.23B
Honduras $17.64B
El Salvador $15.46B
Bolivia $12.61B
Georgia $11.11B
Angola $10.92B
West Bank and Gaza $10.09B
Mongolia $9.26B
Cameroon $9.23B
Nicaragua $8.50B
Moldova $7.92B
Zambia $7.51B
Kosovo $6.14B
Mauritania $6.09B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.94B
Republic of Congo $4.97B
Lesotho $2.22B
Eswatini $2.18B
Bhutan $1.34B
Timor-Leste $1.31B
Cabo Verde $1.13B
Sudan $0.64B
Solomon Islands $0.62B
Vanuatu $0.50B
Micronesia $0.28B
Kiribati $0.20B
Nigeria Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $52.19B 11.84%
2020 $35.59B 8.23%
2019 $93.97B 19.80%
2018 $73.85B 17.51%
2017 $49.51B 13.18%
2016 $46.55B 11.50%
2015 $52.59B 10.67%
2014 $71.49B 12.45%
2013 $67.61B 13.00%
2012 $60.25B 12.99%
2011 $89.78B 21.66%
2010 $64.81B 17.66%
2009 $51.42B 17.43%
2008 $51.35B 15.13%
2007 $50.37B 18.10%
2006 $31.12B 13.05%
2005 $21.13B 12.03%
2004 $15.81B 11.64%
2003 $23.65B 22.58%
2002 $15.96B 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%