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Imports of goods and services in Burkina Faso

Imports of Burkina Faso, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 imports of Burkina Faso in current prices rose by 4.1 billion US dollars (in 59.6 times) to 4.1 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.15 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.5 million, as well as by 3.9 billion US dollars by increasing of imports per capita by 216.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports of Burkina Faso was 0.091 billion US dollars or 9.5%. The average annual growth of imports of Burkina Faso in constant prices was 5.3%. Share in the world increased by 0.0018%. Share in Africa increased by 0.34%. Minimal imports were in 1970 (0.070 billion US dollars). Maximal imports were in 2013 (4.9 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 imports per capita in Burkina Faso rose by 216.4 US dollars (in 18.5 times) to 228.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports per capita in current prices was 4.8 US dollars or 6.7%.

Imports of Burkina Faso, 1970

Imports of Burkina Faso in 1970 were equal to 0.070 billion US dollars, ranked 140th in the world and were on par with imports of Mongolia (0.070 bln. US dollars), imports of Mali (0.068 bln. US dollars). Share of Burkina Faso in the world imports were 0.018%.

Imports per capita in Burkina Faso in 1970 were equal to 12.4 US dollars, ranked 175th in the world and were on par with imports per capita in Indonesia (12.9 US dollars), imports per capita in Myanmar (12.6 US dollars). Imports per capita in Burkina Faso were less than imports per capita in the World (104.4 US dollars) by 92.0 US dollars.

Comparison of imports in Burkina Faso and the neighbors in 1970. Imports of Burkina Faso were greater than imports of Mali (0.1 billion US dollars), but were less than imports of Ghana (0.6 billion US dollars), imports of Côte d'Ivoire (0.5 billion US dollars), imports of Benin (0.1 billion US dollars), imports of Niger (0.1 billion US dollars), imports of Togo (0.1 billion US dollars). Imports per capita in Burkina Faso were greater than imports per capita in Mali (11.5 US dollars), but were less than imports per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (97.4 US dollars), imports per capita in Ghana (67.4 US dollars), imports per capita in Togo (38.4 US dollars), imports per capita in Benin (36.4 US dollars), imports per capita in Niger (19.9 US dollars).

Comparison of imports in Burkina Faso and leaders in 1970. Imports of Burkina Faso were less than imports of the United States (55.8 billion US dollars) in 802.2 times, imports of Germany (35.8 billion US dollars) in 514.6 times, imports of the United Kingdom (26.8 billion US dollars) in 385.1 times, imports of Japan (20.1 billion US dollars) in 288.9 times, imports of China (2.6 billion US dollars) in 37.5 times. Imports per capita in Burkina Faso were greater than imports per capita in China (3.2 US dollars) in 3.8 times, but were less than imports per capita in the United Kingdom (481.8 US dollars) in 39.0 times, imports per capita in Germany (456.8 US dollars) in 36.9 times, imports per capita in the United States (266.4 US dollars) in 21.5 times, imports per capita in Japan (193.8 US dollars) in 15.7 times.

Potential imports of Burkina Faso in 1970. With imports per capita at the level of the United Kingdom (481.8 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 2.7 billion US dollars, it is in 39.0 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of the World (104.4 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 0.59 billion US dollars, it is in 8.4 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Côte d'Ivoire (97.4 US dollars), as the best neighbor, imports of Burkina Faso would be 0.55 billion US dollars, it is in 7.9 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Africa (64.6 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 0.36 billion US dollars, it is in 5.2 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Western Africa (34.5 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 0.19 billion US dollars, it is in 2.8 times more than the actual level.

Imports of Burkina Faso, 2015

Imports of Burkina Faso in 2015 were worth 4.1 billion US dollars, ranked 141st in the world and were on par with imports of Armenia (4.4 bln. US dollars), imports of Tajikistan (4.4 bln. US dollars), imports of Madagascar (4.3 bln. US dollars), imports of Brunei Darussalam (4.2 bln. US dollars), imports of Haiti (4.2 bln. US dollars), imports of Bahamas (4.2 bln. US dollars), imports of New Caledonia (4.1 bln. US dollars), imports of Gabon (3.9 bln. US dollars). Share of Burkina Faso in the world imports were 0.020%.

Imports per capita in Burkina Faso in 2015 were equal to 228.8 US dollars, ranked 196th in the world and were on par with imports per capita in Pakistan (241.2 US dollars), imports per capita in Tanzania (231.0 US dollars), imports per capita in Rwanda (229.0 US dollars), imports per capita in Chad (227.6 US dollars), imports per capita in Mali (215.0 US dollars). Imports per capita in Burkina Faso were less than imports per capita in the World (2 835.0 US dollars) by 2 606.2 US dollars.

Comparison of imports in Burkina Faso and the neighbors in 2015. Imports of Burkina Faso were greater than imports of Mali (3.8 billion US dollars), imports of Benin (3.0 billion US dollars), imports of Niger (2.8 billion US dollars), imports of Togo (2.5 billion US dollars), but were less than imports of Ghana (20.4 billion US dollars), imports of Côte d'Ivoire (11.4 billion US dollars). Imports per capita in Burkina Faso were greater than imports per capita in Mali (215.0 US dollars), imports per capita in Niger (141.6 US dollars), but were less than imports per capita in Ghana (742.7 US dollars), imports per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (500.1 US dollars), imports per capita in Togo (348.7 US dollars), imports per capita in Benin (279.5 US dollars).

Comparison of imports in Burkina Faso and leaders in 2015. Imports of Burkina Faso were less than imports of the United States (2 786.3 billion US dollars) in 672.5 times, imports of China (1 981.5 billion US dollars) in 478.2 times, imports of Germany (1 319.0 billion US dollars) in 318.3 times, imports of the United Kingdom (836.4 billion US dollars) in 201.9 times, imports of Japan (787.2 billion US dollars) in 190.0 times. Imports per capita in Burkina Faso were less than imports per capita in Germany (16 346.2 US dollars) in 71.4 times, imports per capita in the United Kingdom (12 923.6 US dollars) in 56.5 times, imports per capita in the United States (8 659.2 US dollars) in 37.8 times, imports per capita in Japan (6 219.0 US dollars) in 27.2 times, imports per capita in China (1 440.0 US dollars) in 6.3 times.

Potential imports of Burkina Faso in 2015. With imports per capita at the level of Germany (16 346.2 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 296.0 billion US dollars, it is in 71.4 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of the World (2 835.0 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 51.3 billion US dollars, it is in 12.4 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Ghana (742.7 US dollars), as the best neighbor, imports of Burkina Faso would be 13.5 billion US dollars, it is in 3.2 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Africa (553.3 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 10.0 billion US dollars, it is in 2.4 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Western Africa (337.1 US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso would be 6.1 billion US dollars, it is by 47.3% more than the actual level.

Size of imports in Burkina Faso

Imports of goods and services in Burkina Faso, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.0700.570.770.662.74.1
constant prices19700.0700.190.200.220.510.70
20050.330.890.921.02.43.3
Picture. Burkina Faso: imports

imports in Burkina Faso and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Ghana0.580.331.63.413.920.4
Côte d'Ivoire0.514.42.93.610.811.4
Burkina Faso0.0700.570.770.662.74.1
Mali0.0680.591.000.973.83.8
Benin0.110.640.530.902.63.0
Niger0.0890.930.720.462.82.8
Togo0.0810.620.850.601.82.5

imports in Burkina Faso and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States55.8293.8629.71 472.62 365.02 786.3
China2.622.244.6250.71 380.11 981.5
Germany35.8220.8408.0595.91 266.11 319.0
United Kingdom26.8134.8266.3439.2752.4836.4
Japan20.1160.0298.2449.4773.9787.2
Burkina Faso0.0700.570.770.662.74.1

Growth of imports in Burkina Faso

Picture. Burkina Faso: imports, growth Picture. Burkina Faso: imports, growth

imports per capita in Burkina Faso

Picture. Burkina Faso: imports per capita Picture. Burkina Faso: imports per capita

imports per capita in Burkina Faso and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Ghana67.430.3112.2178.4572.3742.7
Côte d'Ivoire97.4538.1240.7218.6535.2500.1
Togo38.4226.9223.4123.3285.8348.7
Benin36.4172.1105.6129.0272.7279.5
Burkina Faso12.483.287.156.7170.1228.8
Mali11.583.7117.388.0247.4215.0
Niger19.9156.691.140.6172.3141.6

imports per capita in Burkina Faso and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Germany456.82 824.95 167.17 276.415 741.116 346.2
United Kingdom481.82 398.54 663.67 461.711 996.312 923.6
United States266.41 279.72 490.45 205.57 632.08 659.2
Japan193.81 380.62 439.33 574.96 078.16 219.0
China3.222.738.6197.51 029.21 440.0
Burkina Faso12.483.287.156.7170.1228.8

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