Nigeria 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.
  • Nigeria imports for 2018 was $69.72B, a 40.83% increase from 2017.
  • Nigeria imports for 2017 was $49.51B, a 6.35% increase from 2016.
  • Nigeria imports for 2016 was $46.55B, a 11.76% decline from 2015.
  • Nigeria imports for 2015 was $52.75B, a 25.47% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $639.01B
Vietnam $251.28B
Indonesia $229.60B
Philippines $145.50B
Egypt $73.68B
Ukraine $70.58B
Nigeria $69.72B
Bangladesh $64.25B
Pakistan $63.14B
Morocco $58.08B
Sri Lanka $26.80B
Angola $25.89B
Tunisia $24.74B
Ghana $23.87B
Myanmar $23.08B
Kenya $20.17B
Uzbekistan $19.44B
Cambodia $15.55B
Honduras $14.61B
El Salvador $12.64B
Bolivia $12.54B
Georgia $10.77B
Zambia $9.72B
Cameroon $9.17B
West Bank and Gaza $8.73B
Mongolia $8.39B
Nicaragua $6.72B
Congo, Rep. $6.70B
Moldova $6.38B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.56B
Kosovo $4.41B
Djibouti $4.19B
Mauritania $4.04B
Sudan $3.22B
Lesotho $2.40B
Eswatini $2.07B
Bhutan $1.37B
Cabo Verde $1.34B
Timor-Leste $0.95B
Micronesia $0.26B
Kiribati $0.17B
Nigeria Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $69.72B 17.51%
2017 $49.51B 13.18%
2016 $46.55B 11.50%
2015 $52.75B 10.67%
2014 $70.78B 12.45%
2013 $66.94B 13.00%
2012 $59.65B 12.99%
2011 $88.88B 21.66%
2010 $64.17B 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%