Kenya Imports 1960-2022

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.
  • Kenya imports for 2021 was $22.18B, a 25.23% increase from 2020.
  • Kenya imports for 2020 was $17.71B, a 13.22% decline from 2019.
  • Kenya imports for 2019 was $20.41B, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
  • Kenya imports for 2018 was $20.17B, a 5.7% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $725.55B
Indonesia $223.72B
Philippines $148.80B
Ukraine $83.78B
Egypt $81.94B
Bangladesh $71.02B
Pakistan $69.04B
Morocco $62.01B
Uzbekistan $27.79B
Tunisia $23.78B
Kenya $22.18B
Ghana $22.13B
Sri Lanka $21.39B
Cambodia $18.23B
Honduras $17.64B
Myanmar $16.16B
El Salvador $15.75B
Bolivia $12.61B
Georgia $10.96B
Angola $10.92B
West Bank and Gaza $10.24B
Mongolia $9.11B
Cameroon $8.88B
Nicaragua $8.32B
Moldova $7.93B
Zambia $7.64B
Kosovo $6.13B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.90B
Cabo Verde $1.12B
Sudan $0.64B
Micronesia $0.29B
Kenya Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $22.18B 20.10%
2020 $17.71B 17.59%
2019 $20.41B 20.33%
2018 $20.17B 21.87%
2017 $19.08B 23.26%
2016 $16.17B 21.62%
2015 $17.67B 25.20%
2014 $20.28B 29.70%
2013 $18.30B 29.67%
2012 $17.91B 31.76%
2011 $17.27B 36.85%
2010 $13.74B 30.27%
2009 $11.51B 27.17%
2008 $12.53B 34.90%
2007 $10.22B 31.98%
2006 $8.33B 32.25%
2005 $6.74B 35.97%
2004 $5.29B 32.87%
2003 $4.48B 30.05%
2002 $3.98B 30.27%
2001 $4.29B 33.02%
2000 $4.03B 31.72%
1999 $3.53B 27.36%
1998 $4.05B 28.73%
1997 $4.11B 31.37%
1996 $3.87B 32.11%
1995 $3.54B 39.15%
1994 $2.45B 34.23%
1993 $1.95B 33.95%
1992 $2.19B 26.67%
1991 $2.33B 28.56%
1990 $2.69B 31.33%
1989 $2.50B 30.12%
1988 $2.31B 27.60%
1987 $2.10B 26.40%
1986 $2.16B 29.89%
1985 $1.85B 30.15%
1984 $1.98B 32.05%
1983 $1.69B 28.21%
1982 $2.03B 31.56%
1981 $2.32B 33.82%
1980 $2.61B 35.90%
1979 $1.97B 31.61%
1978 $2.05B 38.69%
1977 $1.42B 31.59%
1976 $1.10B 31.76%
1975 $1.12B 34.51%
1974 $1.21B 40.90%
1973 $0.72B 28.67%
1972 $0.61B 28.73%
1971 $0.63B 35.19%
1970 $0.49B 30.66%
1969 $0.41B 28.09%
1968 $0.40B 29.30%
1967 $0.36B 29.37%
1966 $0.36B 30.87%
1965 $0.31B 30.70%
1964 $0.29B 29.21%
1963 $0.27B 28.96%
1962 $0.26B 30.13%
1961 $0.25B 31.13%
1960 $0.27B 33.67%