Goods Imports (BoP, USD) fell 12.4% to USD 5.07 bil in Congo in 2016

Goods Imports (BoP, USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Congo | May 17, 2019
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Goods imports as a part of balance payment reached 5.07 USD bil in 2016 in Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Congo reached an all time high of 5.79 USD bil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.282 USD bil in 1978. When compared to Congo's main peers, goods imports as a part of balance payment in Cameroon amounted to 4.83 USD bil and 10.2 USD bil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.

Congo has been ranked 116th within the group of 162 countries we follow in terms of goods imports as a part of balance payment, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including non-monetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from non-residents to residents.

Goods Imports (BoP, USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola USD bil 20.2 23.7 26.3 28.6 20.7
Cameroon USD bil 6.23 6.03 6.28 7.01 5.59
Central African Republic USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Chad USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Congo USD bil 4.18 4.09 4.28 5.40 5.79 ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo USD bil 8.92 8.68 10.8 12.7 10.6
Equatorial Guinea USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Gabon USD bil 3.66 3.65 ... ... ... ... ...
Nigeria USD bil 66.2 56.9 54.9 61.0 53.9
Sudan USD bil 8.13 8.12 8.73 8.11 8.56
Zambia USD bil 6.45 7.93 9.20 8.59 7.44