Somalia 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.
  • Somalia imports for 2019 was $5.50B, a 7.37% increase from 2018.
  • Somalia imports for 2018 was $5.12B, a 10.82% increase from 2017.
  • Somalia imports for 2017 was $4.62B, a 10.25% increase from 2016.
  • Somalia imports for 2016 was $4.19B, a 5.19% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Ethiopia $20.02B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $16.67B
Nepal $14.17B
Mozambique $11.55B
Senegal $8.89B
Uganda $7.87B
Mali $5.98B
Guinea $5.61B
Somalia $5.50B
Haiti $5.20B
Burkina Faso $5.01B
Benin $4.90B
Madagascar $4.70B
Chad $4.28B
Rwanda $3.74B
Niger $3.46B
Liberia $3.03B
Malawi $2.73B
Togo $2.28B
Sierra Leone $1.55B
Central African Republic $1.05B
Burundi $0.99B
Gambia $0.64B
Guinea-Bissau $0.45B
Comoros $0.34B
Somalia Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $5.50B 111.32%
2018 $5.12B 108.55%
2017 $4.62B 102.55%
2016 $4.19B 99.90%
2015 $3.99B 98.48%
2014 $3.90B 98.50%
2013 $3.56B 91.48%
1990 $0.35B 37.74%
1989 $0.49B 44.90%
1988 $0.23B 22.18%
1987 $0.32B 31.21%
1986 $0.27B 29.39%
1985 $0.17B 19.31%
1984 $0.48B 61.08%
1983 $0.53B 72.68%
1982 $0.53B 68.05%
1981 $0.48B 68.37%
1980 $0.53B 88.49%
1979 $0.45B 75.53%
1978 $0.32B 56.11%
1977 $0.30B 59.22%
1976 $0.19B 23.84%
1975 $0.19B 26.88%
1974 $0.19B 39.99%
1973 $0.14B 26.88%
1972 $0.09B 20.55%
1971 $0.07B 19.91%
1970 $0.05B 16.74%
1969 $0.07B 23.65%
1968 $0.06B 21.52%
1967 $0.06B 22.25%
1966 $0.06B 22.57%
1965 $0.05B 20.64%
1964 $0.07B 30.44%
1963 $0.06B 25.97%
1962 $0.06B 27.51%
1961 $0.04B 23.08%
1960 $0.03B 17.15%