Ethiopia - Food imports

Food imports (% of merchandise imports)

The value for Food imports (% of merchandise imports) in Ethiopia was 14.79 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 21.47 in 2003 and a minimum value of 2.43 in 1997.

Definition: Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

Source: World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.

See also:

Year Value
1993 16.04
1995 13.84
1997 2.43
1998 6.05
1999 9.38
2000 6.99
2001 14.55
2002 11.30
2003 21.47
2004 12.30
2005 10.64
2006 8.49
2007 7.01
2008 14.32
2009 10.86
2010 10.97
2011 14.79

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports