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 2020 was $71.63B, a 19.28% decline from 2019.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $482.45B
Vietnam $279.84B
Indonesia $169.58B
Philippines $119.24B
Egypt $75.43B
Nigeria $71.63B
Ukraine $62.38B
Bangladesh $60.25B
Morocco $48.72B
Pakistan $43.86B
Uzbekistan $21.20B
Myanmar $20.93B
Kenya $19.92B
Sri Lanka $18.51B
Angola $17.03B
Cambodia $16.16B
Honduras $12.04B
El Salvador $10.82B
Georgia $8.89B
Cameroon $8.42B
West Bank and Gaza $7.95B
Mongolia $7.17B
Congo, Rep. $6.09B
Nicaragua $5.95B
Moldova $5.92B
Djibouti $4.75B
Kosovo $4.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $4.00B
Mauritania $3.85B
Sudan $1.26B
Cabo Verde $1.02B
Solomon Islands $0.56B
Vanuatu $0.40B
Nigeria Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $71.63B 16.57%
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%