Sri Lanka 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.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2021 was $21.39B, a 17.27% 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.
  • Sri Lanka imports for 2018 was $26.80B, a 5.51% 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
Sri Lanka Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $21.39B 25.30%
2020 $18.24B 22.52%
2019 $24.57B 29.28%
2018 $26.80B 30.47%
2017 $25.40B 29.06%
2016 $23.45B 28.46%
2015 $23.01B 28.55%
2014 $23.14B 29.16%
2013 $21.51B 28.94%
2012 $21.68B 31.68%
2011 $22.26B 34.09%
2010 $15.21B 26.81%
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%