Namibia: Imports, billion dollars

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Imports of goods and services, billion USD

 Latest value 8.18
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1980 - 2023
 Average 3.59
 Min - Max 0.65 - 8.18
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1980 to 2023. The average value for Namibia during that period was 3.59 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.65 billion U.S. dollars in 1985 and a maximum of 8.18 billion U.S. dollars in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 8.18 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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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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 Terms of trade 103.72 2021 percent
 Trade openness 96.44 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 36.74 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 5.36 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 20.01 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 55.03 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 8.18 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 8.18 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 1.06 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 1.83 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -8.40 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -1.85 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -18.30 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -2.64 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 2.80 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.42 2022 percent
 Remittances 53.84 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 46.44 2023 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 53.75 9/2023 billion
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