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 $992.60M 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $721.04M 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $705.82M 2021
Fertilizers $437.41M 2021
Plastics $401.86M 2021
Pharmaceutical products $361.94M 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $309.81M 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $297.84M 2021
Iron and steel $225.40M 2021
Ores slag and ash $210.88M 2021
Articles of iron or steel $191.07M 2021
Rubbers $189.50M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $179.92M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $179.37M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $147.49M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $124.53M 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $106.07M 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $99.93M 2021
Organic chemicals $97.27M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $68.70M 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $63.61M 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $61.84M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $53.29M 2021
Aluminum $47.03M 2021
Cereals $44.94M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $43.91M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $35.57M 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $33.57M 2021
Ceramic products $33.56M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $32.35M 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $29.96M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $27.76M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $26.56M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $25.90M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $24.82M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $24.58M 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $24.26M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $23.62M 2021
Glass and glassware $23.41M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $22.60M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $21.81M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $21.39M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $20.22M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $20.14M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $18.86M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $18.74M 2021
Zinc $18.47M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $16.79M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $15.19M 2021
Copper $14.36M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $14.18M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $11.39M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $11.29M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $10.56M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $8.37M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $7.88M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $7.29M 2021
Live animals $6.41M 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $6.36M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $5.93M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $5.47M 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $5.36M 2021
Manmade filaments $5.27M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $5.15M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $4.66M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $4.12M 2021
Lead $3.90M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $3.28M 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $2.70M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $2.56M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $2.53M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $2.42M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $2.14M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $2.12M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $2.07M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $1.85M 2021
Products of animal origin $1.84M 2021
Headgear and $1.66M 2021
Cotton $1.33M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $1.14M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $1.04M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $981.09K 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $788.06K 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $786.78K 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $668.58K 2021
Clocks and watches $628.20K 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $587.97K 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $357.14K 2021
Silk $336.16K 2021
Tin $261.17K 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $86.63K 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $61.80K 2021
Nickel $27.99K 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $18.38K 2021
Cork and articles of cork $12.59K 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $10.67K 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $10.28K 2021




zambia Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2774.00 2838.00 10153.00 -2678.00 ZMW Million [+]
Current Account 224.20 371.30 937.00 -564.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.10 12.20 12.20 -20.90 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 15156.00 13416.00 15156.00 518.00 ZMW Million [+]
Exports 14696.00 16190.00 21739.00 271.00 ZMW Million [+]
Capital Flows -183.30 331.80 2111.20 -1466.40 USD Million [+]
External Debt 8174.10 16445.00 16445.00 909.60 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 71.50 -208.70 1335.70 -1074.80 USD Million [+]