Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.475 % in 2017 in Namibia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 23.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Namibia reached an all time high of 0.731 % in 2009 and an all time low of 0.402 % in 1985. When compared to Namibia's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Angola amounted to 0.233 %, 0.339 % in Botswana, 0.284 % in South Africa and 0.304 % in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Namibia has been ranked 65th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 11 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.