Sierra Leone Imports 1964-2021

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.
  • Sierra Leone imports for 2020 was $1.44B, a 6.72% decline from 2019.
  • Sierra Leone imports for 2019 was $1.55B, a 3.48% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone imports for 2018 was $1.60B, a 10.79% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone imports for 2017 was $1.80B, a 10.31% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
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Tanzania $9.55B
Senegal $9.19B
Uganda $7.37B
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Mali $5.81B
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Madagascar $4.16B
Benin $3.91B
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Liberia $2.79B
Togo $2.36B
Sierra Leone $1.44B
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Central African Republic $0.78B
Guinea-Bissau $0.42B
Sierra Leone Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $1.44B 37.33%
2019 $1.55B 37.53%
2018 $1.60B 39.23%
2017 $1.80B 48.03%
2016 $2.00B 54.50%
2015 $2.00B 47.44%
2014 $2.63B 52.43%
2013 $2.89B 58.83%
2012 $2.30B 60.37%
2011 $1.90B 64.45%
2010 $0.89B 34.48%
2009 $0.69B 27.94%
2008 $0.64B 25.69%
2007 $0.53B 24.69%
2006 $0.47B 25.05%
2005 $0.48B 29.30%
2004 $0.42B 29.12%
2003 $0.44B 31.98%
2002 $0.37B 29.84%
2001 $0.30B 27.58%
2000 $0.25B 39.40%
1999 $0.13B 19.92%
1998 $0.14B 21.27%
1997 $0.13B 15.08%
1996 $0.30B 32.15%
1995 $0.23B 26.44%
1994 $0.23B 25.65%
1993 $0.22B 28.58%
1992 $0.22B 32.90%
1991 $0.23B 28.99%
1990 $0.22B 34.00%
1989 $0.16B 17.67%
1988 $0.15B 14.39%
1987 $0.16B 23.19%
1986 $0.07B 15.01%
1985 $0.14B 16.61%
1984 $0.13B 12.41%
1983 $0.22B 22.04%
1982 $0.34B 25.93%
1981 $0.44B 39.74%
1980 $0.42B 38.22%
1979 $0.30B 27.09%
1978 $0.23B 24.01%
1977 $0.18B 26.73%
1976 $0.17B 28.93%
1975 $0.23B 34.47%
1974 $0.17B 26.13%
1973 $0.13B 23.40%
1972 $0.14B 29.03%
1971 $0.14B 32.39%
1970 $0.13B 29.28%
1969 $0.10B 25.19%
1968 $0.09B 26.85%
1967 $0.11B 31.31%
1966 $0.12B 31.62%
1965 $0.11B 31.28%
1964 $0.11B 29.52%