Sri Lanka Imports 1960-2024

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.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2022 was $18.63B, a 13.52% decline from 2021.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2021 was $21.54B, a 18.11% increase from 2020.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2020 was $18.24B, a 25.78% decline from 2019.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2019 was $24.57B, a 8.33% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $903.46B
Vietnam $375.05B
Indonesia $275.70B
Philippines $178.01B
Egypt $104.39B
Bangladesh $96.17B
Pakistan $84.32B
Ukraine $83.86B
Morocco $73.71B
Uzbekistan $35.62B
Tunisia $28.42B
Angola $26.43B
Ghana $26.33B
Kenya $24.40B
Honduras $21.93B
Sri Lanka $18.63B
El Salvador $18.07B
Cambodia $16.18B
Georgia $15.54B
Bolivia $15.47B
West Bank and Gaza $12.87B
Mongolia $12.22B
Nicaragua $10.25B
Moldova $10.08B
Cameroon $9.60B
Zambia $8.49B
Kosovo $6.69B
Djibouti $6.02B
Republic of Congo $5.43B
Mauritania $5.36B
Eswatini $2.28B
Lesotho $2.26B
Timor-Leste $1.34B
Cabo Verde $1.26B
Sudan $0.58B
Vanuatu $0.57B
Micronesia $0.32B
Kiribati $0.22B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.00B
Myanmar $0.00B
Papua New Guinea $0.00B
Sao Tome and Principe $0.00B
Bhutan $0.00B
Lao PDR $0.00B
Nigeria $0.00B
Solomon Islands $0.00B
Sri Lanka Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2022 $18.63B 25.04%
2021 $21.54B 24.33%
2020 $18.24B 21.60%
2019 $24.57B 27.60%
2018 $26.80B 28.36%
2017 $25.40B 26.92%
2016 $23.45B 26.65%
2015 $23.01B 27.02%
2014 $0.00B 0.00%
2013 $0.00B 0.00%
2012 $0.00B 0.00%
2011 $0.00B 0.00%
2010 $0.00B 0.00%
2009 $11.70B 27.82%
2008 $15.69B 38.53%
2007 $12.78B 39.49%
2006 $11.63B 41.13%
2005 $10.07B 41.27%
2004 $9.12B 44.15%
2003 $7.68B 40.68%
2002 $6.85B 41.42%
2001 $6.86B 43.57%
2000 $8.10B 49.62%
1999 $6.77B 43.27%
1998 $6.67B 42.25%
1997 $6.58B 43.60%
1996 $6.10B 43.90%
1995 $6.00B 46.04%
1994 $5.35B 45.62%
1993 $4.48B 43.35%
1992 $3.98B 41.03%
1991 $3.50B 38.85%
1990 $3.06B 38.06%
1989 $2.57B 36.76%
1988 $2.57B 36.84%
1987 $2.39B 35.70%
1986 $2.26B 35.33%
1985 $2.27B 37.97%
1984 $2.10B 34.74%
1983 $2.14B 41.43%
1982 $2.21B 46.26%
1981 $2.05B 46.54%
1980 $2.21B 54.80%
1979 $1.54B 45.75%
1978 $1.08B 39.55%
1977 $1.24B 30.16%
1976 $1.13B 31.38%
1975 $1.33B 34.96%
1974 $1.21B 33.90%
1973 $0.74B 25.56%
1972 $0.61B 23.90%
1971 $0.63B 26.61%
1970 $0.66B 28.60%
1969 $0.48B 24.62%
1968 $0.42B 23.59%
1967 $0.43B 23.30%
1966 $0.45B 25.85%
1965 $0.43B 25.49%
1964 $0.35B 26.72%
1963 $0.34B 27.49%
1962 $0.42B 29.20%
1961 $0.41B 28.49%
1960 $0.46B 32.91%