Nigeria Imports 1960-2022

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 $602.31B
Indonesia $213.03B
Philippines $152.46B
Nigeria $88.74B
Egypt $78.01B
Ukraine $75.83B
Bangladesh $64.92B
Pakistan $62.62B
Morocco $57.43B
Ghana $26.91B
Uzbekistan $26.62B
Sri Lanka $24.57B
Tunisia $23.63B
Myanmar $20.81B
Kenya $20.41B
Cambodia $16.92B
Honduras $14.58B
Bolivia $12.85B
El Salvador $12.45B
Angola $11.81B
Georgia $11.14B
Cameroon $9.33B
Mongolia $9.26B
West Bank and Gaza $9.16B
Zambia $7.96B
Republic of Congo $6.78B
Moldova $6.62B
Nicaragua $6.25B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.69B
Djibouti $4.76B
Kosovo $4.46B
Mauritania $3.94B
Lesotho $2.24B
Eswatini $1.93B
Cabo Verde $1.29B
Bhutan $1.22B
Timor-Leste $1.12B
Solomon Islands $0.75B
Vanuatu $0.46B
Micronesia $0.30B
Sudan $0.19B
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 $51.42B 17.43%
2008 $51.35B 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%