Somalia - Food imports

Food imports (% of merchandise imports)

The value for Food imports (% of merchandise imports) in Somalia was 22.44 as of 1982. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.71 in 1971 and a minimum value of 18.83 in 1979.

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
1962 32.24
1966 32.44
1970 33.67
1971 37.71
1972 26.20
1973 22.71
1974 20.37
1975 26.01
1976 24.91
1977 22.72
1978 20.72
1979 18.83
1980 32.49
1981 20.27
1982 22.44

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports