Gabon - Merchandise imports

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 3.83 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 3.88 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.17 in 1975.

Definition: Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from economies in the Arab World. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 1.89
1961 1.68
1962 2.32
1963 2.08
1964 2.52
1965 2.25
1966 2.56
1967 3.26
1968 2.66
1969 2.11
1970 1.16
1971 0.67
1972 1.12
1973 0.69
1974 0.42
1975 0.17
1976 0.26
1977 0.22
1978 0.45
1979 0.29
1980 0.43
1981 0.53
1982 0.88
1983 0.56
1984 0.66
1985 0.63
1986 0.95
1987 0.89
1988 0.82
1989 0.97
1990 1.10
1991 1.29
1992 0.92
1993 1.22
1994 0.96
1995 1.02
1996 1.13
1997 2.17
1998 0.58
1999 0.30
2000 2.28
2001 3.01
2003 1.86
2004 3.17
2005 3.53
2006 3.01
2007 3.39
2008 3.00
2009 2.93
2010 3.00
2011 3.04
2012 3.03
2013 2.79
2014 3.65
2015 3.88
2016 3.83

Merchandise imports (current US$)

The value for Merchandise imports (current US$) in Gabon was 2,162,980,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3,857,467,000 in 2014 and a minimum value of 31,719,300 in 1960.

Definition: Merchandise imports show the c.i.f. value of goods received from the rest of the world valued in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Trade Organization.

See also:

Year Value
1960 31,719,300
1961 35,851,300
1962 40,793,500
1963 48,109,600
1964 55,672,800
1965 62,486,600
1966 66,371,500
1967 67,440,900
1968 64,540,400
1969 77,439,700
1970 80,051,300
1971 91,607,000
1972 138,878,000
1973 189,731,000
1974 331,884,000
1975 469,216,000
1976 503,188,000
1977 716,380,000
1978 616,753,000
1979 531,718,000
1980 674,000,000
1981 841,000,000
1982 867,000,000
1983 685,000,000
1984 724,000,000
1985 855,000,000
1986 866,000,000
1987 732,000,000
1988 791,000,000
1989 767,000,000
1990 918,000,000
1991 834,000,000
1992 700,000,000
1993 845,000,000
1994 756,000,000
1995 882,000,000
1996 957,000,000
1997 1,104,000,000
1998 1,103,000,000
1999 841,000,000
2000 950,467,500
2001 1,002,280,000
2002 1,135,055,000
2003 1,205,833,000
2004 1,347,360,000
2005 1,471,028,000
2006 1,724,853,000
2007 2,157,000,000
2008 2,563,071,000
2009 2,500,862,000
2010 2,982,509,000
2011 3,665,095,000
2012 3,628,826,000
2013 3,753,666,000
2014 3,857,467,000
2015 3,045,361,000
2016 2,162,980,000

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 65.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 99.57 in 2002, while its lowest value was 60.28 in 2015.

Definition: Merchandise imports from high-income economies are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 86.48
1961 89.11
1962 86.86
1963 87.53
1964 87.03
1965 87.00
1966 89.76
1967 89.04
1968 89.34
1969 90.90
1970 89.23
1971 93.37
1972 92.29
1973 88.74
1974 86.90
1975 82.11
1976 91.19
1977 89.46
1978 82.04
1979 90.29
1980 91.27
1981 92.03
1982 92.23
1983 93.17
1984 84.16
1985 84.27
1986 85.08
1987 82.56
1988 83.27
1989 85.07
1990 83.75
1991 74.82
1992 80.45
1993 79.96
1994 78.84
1995 78.42
1996 83.98
1997 78.35
1998 79.70
1999 90.95
2000 86.64
2001 85.03
2002 99.57
2003 86.89
2004 79.05
2005 80.54
2006 80.89
2007 78.02
2008 76.03
2009 78.50
2010 76.74
2011 76.73
2012 73.15
2013 64.63
2014 71.98
2015 60.28
2016 65.00

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 26.91 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 31.01 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.39 in 1977.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies outside region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other low- and middle-income economies in other World Bank regions according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 5.03
1961 2.79
1962 3.61
1963 3.33
1964 3.96
1965 3.53
1966 2.71
1967 3.11
1968 2.66
1969 1.99
1970 1.08
1971 1.65
1972 1.12
1973 0.69
1974 1.23
1975 1.43
1976 1.60
1977 0.39
1978 1.56
1979 2.13
1980 1.66
1981 3.05
1982 3.68
1983 2.56
1984 3.29
1985 2.41
1986 2.12
1987 3.46
1988 4.42
1989 3.24
1990 3.82
1991 3.92
1992 4.77
1993 5.43
1994 5.89
1995 6.76
1996 5.30
1997 5.02
1998 3.96
1999 2.57
2000 5.82
2001 7.64
2002 0.39
2003 6.19
2004 10.85
2005 10.59
2006 10.98
2007 13.47
2008 14.36
2009 13.92
2010 15.38
2011 15.49
2012 18.38
2013 16.79
2014 19.29
2015 31.01
2016 26.91

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 18.01 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 22.45 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.16 in 1977.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the East Asia and Pacific region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1971 0.21
1974 0.69
1975 1.10
1976 1.28
1977 0.16
1978 0.43
1979 1.14
1980 0.64
1981 1.46
1982 0.87
1983 0.66
1984 1.17
1985 1.29
1986 0.67
1987 1.86
1988 1.37
1989 1.08
1990 1.78
1991 2.02
1992 2.88
1993 2.78
1994 1.92
1995 3.53
1996 2.62
1997 2.08
1998 2.41
1999 1.53
2000 3.14
2001 2.97
2003 2.10
2004 4.72
2005 4.80
2006 5.47
2007 7.20
2008 8.33
2009 7.78
2010 9.22
2011 8.99
2012 11.46
2013 9.97
2014 12.07
2015 22.45
2016 18.01

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 1.23 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 1.91 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1976.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Europe and Central Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1971 0.10
1974 0.00
1975 0.02
1976 0.00
1977 0.00
1978 0.18
1979 0.10
1980 0.10
1981 0.13
1982 0.28
1983 0.23
1984 0.23
1985 0.00
1986 0.00
1987 0.09
1988 0.26
1989 0.13
1990 0.07
1991 0.04
1992 0.02
1993 0.00
1994 0.31
1995 0.19
1996 0.28
1997 0.25
1998 0.24
1999 0.15
2000 0.32
2001 0.32
2002 0.39
2003 0.41
2004 0.42
2005 0.39
2006 0.54
2007 0.58
2008 0.59
2009 0.60
2010 0.64
2011 0.97
2012 1.25
2013 1.64
2014 1.29
2015 1.91
2016 1.23

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 2.36 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 3.14 in 1960, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 2002.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 3.14
1961 1.12
1962 1.29
1963 1.25
1964 1.44
1965 1.28
1966 0.30
1969 0.02
1970 0.01
1971 0.03
1973 0.00
1974 0.12
1975 0.13
1976 0.01
1977 0.01
1978 0.47
1979 0.57
1980 0.38
1981 0.75
1982 1.57
1983 1.03
1984 0.95
1985 0.49
1986 0.52
1987 0.65
1988 1.97
1989 1.02
1990 0.84
1991 0.53
1992 0.76
1993 1.33
1994 2.51
1995 1.91
1996 0.81
1997 0.30
1998 0.31
1999 0.29
2000 0.62
2001 1.90
2002 0.00
2003 1.76
2004 2.49
2005 3.00
2006 2.73
2007 3.07
2008 2.88
2009 2.58
2010 1.88
2011 1.75
2012 1.70
2013 1.65
2014 2.00
2015 2.16
2016 2.36

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 2.49 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 3.11 in 1967, while its lowest value was 0.17 in 1975.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Middle East and North Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 1.89
1961 1.68
1962 2.32
1963 2.08
1964 2.52
1965 2.25
1966 2.41
1967 3.11
1968 2.66
1969 1.96
1970 1.07
1971 0.69
1972 1.12
1973 0.69
1974 0.41
1975 0.17
1976 0.31
1977 0.22
1978 0.45
1979 0.29
1980 0.43
1981 0.53
1982 0.88
1983 0.56
1984 0.66
1985 0.63
1986 0.92
1987 0.86
1988 0.81
1989 0.93
1990 1.10
1991 1.27
1992 0.92
1993 1.22
1994 0.98
1995 1.03
1996 1.04
1997 2.14
1998 0.51
1999 0.25
2000 1.10
2001 1.22
2003 1.34
2004 2.11
2005 1.55
2006 1.39
2007 1.55
2008 1.74
2009 1.66
2010 1.72
2011 1.75
2012 1.69
2013 1.60
2014 2.29
2015 2.43
2016 2.49

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 2.82 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 2.82 in 2016, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1977.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in South Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the South Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1971 0.63
1974 0.01
1976 0.00
1977 0.00
1978 0.02
1979 0.03
1980 0.11
1981 0.19
1982 0.09
1983 0.07
1984 0.26
1986 0.01
1987 0.01
1988 0.02
1989 0.08
1990 0.03
1991 0.05
1992 0.19
1993 0.09
1994 0.17
1995 0.09
1996 0.55
1997 0.26
1998 0.49
1999 0.35
2000 0.65
2001 1.22
2003 0.58
2004 1.11
2005 0.84
2006 0.86
2007 1.06
2008 0.83
2009 1.30
2010 1.92
2011 2.04
2012 2.27
2013 1.94
2014 1.65
2015 2.06
2016 2.82

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 8.05 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 18.54 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.76 in 1972.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 2.52
1961 2.23
1962 2.84
1963 2.70
1964 2.52
1965 3.21
1966 1.51
1967 1.78
1969 1.58
1970 1.77
1971 1.88
1972 0.76
1973 1.37
1974 3.35
1975 3.96
1976 3.13
1977 2.00
1978 1.96
1979 1.85
1980 2.78
1981 1.23
1982 1.03
1983 0.93
1984 2.12
1985 5.26
1986 4.54
1987 6.92
1988 6.36
1989 5.31
1990 5.77
1991 15.98
1992 8.30
1993 7.83
1994 5.04
1995 5.57
1996 5.90
1997 15.92
1998 15.32
1999 5.66
2000 6.81
2001 7.00
2003 6.64
2004 9.86
2005 8.73
2006 7.96
2007 7.96
2008 9.41
2009 7.54
2010 7.83
2011 7.73
2012 8.42
2013 18.54
2014 8.68
2015 8.66
2016 8.05

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 0.05 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 14.45 in 1978, while its lowest value was 0.04 in 2013.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy residuals are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database, less the sum of imports by the reporting economy from high-, low-, and middle-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Includes trade with unspecified partners or with economies not covered by World Bank classification. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 5.97
1961 5.87
1962 6.70
1963 6.44
1964 6.49
1965 6.26
1966 6.02
1967 6.07
1968 7.99
1969 5.53
1970 7.92
1971 3.10
1972 5.83
1973 9.20
1974 8.52
1975 12.51
1976 4.08
1977 8.16
1978 14.45
1979 5.73
1980 4.30
1981 3.69
1982 3.06
1983 3.34
1984 10.43
1985 8.05
1986 8.27
1987 7.07
1988 5.95
1989 6.38
1990 6.65
1991 5.28
1992 6.47
1993 6.79
1994 10.23
1995 9.25
1996 4.82
1997 0.71
1998 1.01
1999 0.82
2000 0.73
2001 0.33
2002 0.04
2003 0.28
2004 0.24
2005 0.14
2006 0.17
2007 0.54
2008 0.19
2009 0.04
2010 0.04
2011 0.04
2012 0.05
2013 0.04
2014 0.05
2015 0.05
2016 0.05

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$)

The latest value for Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$) in Gabon was $2,404,575,000 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $4,680,482,000 in 2013 and $31,800,000 in 1960.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world, as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 $31,800,000
1961 $35,800,000
1962 $38,800,000
1963 $48,100,000
1964 $55,500,000
1965 $62,300,000
1966 $66,400,000
1967 $67,500,000
1968 $63,800,000
1969 $81,749,000
1970 $80,108,000
1971 $91,506,000
1972 $133,356,000
1973 $159,561,000
1974 $332,164,000
1975 $469,227,000
1976 $503,158,000
1977 $717,880,000
1978 $616,799,000
1979 $532,698,000
1980 $673,621,000
1981 $839,475,000
1982 $798,543,000
1983 $685,620,000
1984 $791,405,000
1985 $957,031,200
1986 $900,980,300
1987 $787,217,000
1988 $928,231,400
1989 $819,479,900
1990 $846,458,000
1991 $1,086,068,000
1992 $968,719,200
1993 $917,695,100
1994 $707,514,500
1995 $929,823,000
1996 $898,130,000
1997 $1,232,925,000
1998 $1,094,557,000
1999 $1,564,278,000
2000 $952,896,800
2001 $1,003,208,000
2002 $746,023,700
2003 $770,906,900
2004 $965,825,200
2005 $1,451,804,000
2006 $1,726,330,000
2007 $2,111,924,000
2008 $2,564,346,000
2009 $2,502,212,000
2010 $2,878,727,000
2011 $3,813,932,000
2012 $3,865,914,000
2013 $4,680,482,000
2014 $3,971,275,000
2015 $2,932,284,000
2016 $2,404,575,000

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region (% of total merchandise imports) in Gabon was 8.05 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 18.54 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.76 in 1972.

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies within region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other low- and middle-income economies in the same World Bank region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data. No figures are shown for high-income economies, because they are a separate category in the World Bank classification of economies.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 2.52
1961 2.23
1962 2.84
1963 2.70
1964 2.52
1965 3.21
1966 1.51
1967 1.78
1969 1.58
1970 1.77
1971 1.88
1972 0.76
1973 1.37
1974 3.35
1975 3.96
1976 3.13
1977 2.00
1978 1.96
1979 1.85
1980 2.78
1981 1.23
1982 1.03
1983 0.93
1984 2.12
1985 5.26
1986 4.54
1987 6.92
1988 6.36
1989 5.31
1990 5.77
1991 15.98
1992 8.30
1993 7.83
1994 5.04
1995 5.57
1996 5.90
1997 15.92
1998 15.32
1999 5.66
2000 6.81
2001 7.00
2003 6.64
2004 9.86
2005 8.73
2006 7.96
2007 7.96
2008 9.41
2009 7.54
2010 7.83
2011 7.73
2012 8.42
2013 18.54
2014 8.68
2015 8.66
2016 8.05

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports