This page displays a table with Zambia Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Zambia Imports By Category Value Year
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $767.48M 2020
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $519.19M 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $443.82M 2020
Fertilizers $410.95M 2020
Plastics $287.77M 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $272.87M 2020
Pharmaceutical products $260.07M 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $242.27M 2020
Iron and steel $158.69M 2020
Articles of iron or steel $145.14M 2020
Rubbers $134.67M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $108.53M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $108.09M 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $100.16M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $92.98M 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $88.04M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $87.95M 2020
Ores slag and ash $74.76M 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $73.17M 2020
Organic chemicals $72.44M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $48.30M 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $46.40M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $45.81M 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $44.79M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $40.57M 2020
Cereals $39.72M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $36.93M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $31.47M 2020
Aluminum $29.62M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $28.72M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $28.35M 2020
Ceramic products $26.70M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $23.91M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $23.24M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $23.08M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $22.95M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $19.62M 2020
Glass and glassware $19.41M 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $18.63M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $18.42M 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $17.87M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $17.30M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $15.94M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $15.90M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $15.88M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $15.19M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $14.22M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $12.28M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $9.86M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $9.85M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $9.70M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $7.72M 2020
Copper $6.80M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $6.52M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $6.09M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $5.78M 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $5.19M 2020
Live animals $4.12M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $4.06M 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $4.04M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $3.86M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $3.45M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $3.20M 2020
Manmade filaments $2.78M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $2.71M 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $2.47M 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $2.33M 2020
Lead $2.10M 2020
Zinc $2.08M 2020
Products of animal origin $1.80M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $1.70M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $1.59M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $1.54M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $1.50M 2020
Cotton $1.41M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $1.35M 2020
Headgear and $1.15M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $909.38K 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $811.39K 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $747.89K 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $638.33K 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $616.87K 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $614.78K 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $437.24K 2020
Clocks and watches $418.58K 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $377.92K 2020
Silk $342.91K 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $273.65K 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $249.06K 2020
Tin $130.72K 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $53.06K 2020
Nickel $37.03K 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $20.45K 2020
Cork and articles of cork $15.08K 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $15.02K 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $4.56K 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $1.93K 2020




Zambia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 7166.90 5332.50 10159.00 -2678.00 ZMK Million [+]
Current Account 752.60 863.20 863.20 -564.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.20 0.60 12.20 -20.90 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 11750.10 10640.90 14889.00 518.00 ZMK Million [+]
Exports 18917.00 15973.40 21744.00 271.00 ZMK Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 169.00 170.80 1335.70 -281.90 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.15 0.31 2.23 0.00 [+]
External Debt 16445.00 15049.10 16445.00 909.60 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 548.60 829.70 2111.20 -902.70 USD Million [+]