Libya: Imports, billion dollars

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 Libya

Imports of goods and services, billion USD

 Latest value 20.85
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1990 - 2023
 Average 14.99
 Min - Max 5.25 - 35.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1990 to 2023. The average value for Libya during that period was 14.99 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 5.25 billion U.S. dollars in 1999 and a maximum of 35 billion U.S. dollars in 2013. The latest value from 2023 is 20.85 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 138 countries is 168.93 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Libya - Imports, billion dollars - historical chart - 1990-2023




Definition: 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.

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 Trade openness 136.54 2022 percent
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 Exports, percent of GDP 42.84 2019 percent
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 Growth of exports -52.56 2020 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 35.37 2019 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 20.85 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.52 2021 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.60 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 2013 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 18.50 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars 5.68 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 7.46 2019 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 6.97 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 86.68 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.00 2022 percent
 Remittances 0.00 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -577.50 2021 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 80.65 9/2023 billion
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