List of countries by imports

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This is a list of countries by imports, based on the World Trade Organization and The World Factbook. For comparison purposes, some non-sovereign entities are included in this list, but only sovereign territories are ranked.

More recent data from the WTO is used when available.[1][2]

Rank Country Imports Date of
information
 World $18,791,000,000,000[3] 2014 est.
1  United States $2,380,000,000,000 2014 est.
-  European Union $2,312,000,000,000 2012 est.
2  China $1,960,000,000,000 2014 est.
3  Germany $1,319,000,000,000 2014 est.
4  Japan $811,900,000,000 2014 est.
5  France $634,000,000,000 2014 est.
6  United Kingdom $625,700,000,000 2015 est.
7  Hong Kong $560,200,000,000 2014 est.[4]
8  South Korea $542,900,000,000 2014 est.
9  Netherlands $488,800,000,000 2014 est.
10  Canada $482,100,000,000 2014 est.
11  Italy $448,300,000,000 2014 est.
12  Mexico $407,100,000,000 2014 est.
13  India $380,600,000,000 2015 est.
14  Singapore $375,500,000,000 2014 est.
15  Belgium $340,200,000,000 2014 est.
16  Spain $337,900,000,000 2014 est.
17   Switzerland $333,800,000,000 2014 est.
18  Russia $323,900,000,000 2014 est.
19  Taiwan $277,500,000,000 2014 est.
20  United Arab Emirates $271,700,000,000 2014 est.
21  Australia $245,900,000,000 2014 est.
22  Brazil $241,900,000,000 2014 est.
23  Turkey $242,900,000,000 2013 est.
24  Thailand $219,000,000,000 2013 est.
25  Poland $207,400,000,000 2013 est.
26  Malaysia $192,900,000,000 2013 est.
27  Indonesia $178,600,000,000 2013 est.
28  Austria $167,900,000,000 2013 est.
29  Sweden $158,000,000,000 2013 est.
30  Saudi Arabia $147,000,000,000 2013 est.
31  Czech Republic $143,400,000,000 2013 est.
32  Vietnam $114,300,000,000 2012 est.
33  South Africa $105,000,000,000 2012 est.
34  Denmark $96,990,000,000 2012 est.
35  Ukraine $90,300,000,000 2012 est.
36  Hungary $87,370,000,000 2012 est.
37  Norway $86,720,000,000 2012 est.
38  Slovakia $75,990,000,000 2012 est.
39  Chile $74,860,000,000 2012 est.
40  Finland $73,150,000,000 2012 est.
41  Israel $71,400,000,000 2012 est.
42  Portugal $69,480,000,000 2012 est.
43  Romania $67,540,000,000 2012 est.
44  Iran $66,970,000,000 2012 est.
45  Argentina $65,560,000,000 2012 est.
46  Ireland $64,320,000,000 2012 est.
47  Philippines $61,490,000,000 2012 est.
48  Egypt $59,720,000,000 2012 est.
49  Venezuela $59,310,000,000 2012 est.
50  Iraq $56,890,000,000 2012 est.
51  Nigeria $54,600,000,000 2012 est.
52  Colombia $53,770,000,000 2012 est.
53  Greece $53,530,000,000 2012 est.
54  Algeria $48,270,000,000 2012 est.
55  Kazakhstan $47,890,000,000 2012 est.
56  Puerto Rico $46,570,000,000 2012 est.[5]
57  Belarus $45,010,000,000 2012 est.
58  Morocco $42,450,000,000 2012 est.
59  Peru $41,110,000,000 2012 est.
60  Pakistan $39,810,000,000 2012 est.
61  New Zealand $37,150,000,000 2012 est.
62  Bangladesh $36,440,000,000 2013 est.
63  Lithuania $32,010,000,000 2012 est.
64  Bulgaria $31,500,000,000 2012 est.
65  Qatar $30,790,000,000 2012 est.
66  Slovenia $28,010,000,000 2012 est.
67  Oman $26,490,000,000 2012 est.
68  Panama $24,690,000,000 2012 est.
69  Ecuador $24,580,000,000 2012 est.
70  Tunisia $23,320,000,000 2012 est.
71  Luxembourg $23,290,000,000 2012 est.
72  Angola $22,860,000,000 2012 est.
73  Kuwait $22,790,000,000 2012 est.
74  Lebanon $20,380,000,000 2012 est.
75  Croatia $20,240,000,000 2012 est.
76  Jordan $18,400,000,000 2012 est.
77  Serbia $18,350,000,000 2012 est.
78  Libya $18,100,000,000 2012 est.
79  Dominican Republic $17,760,000,000 2012 est.
80  Ghana $17,560,000,000 2012 est.
81  Sri Lanka $17,320,000,000 2012 est.
82  Estonia $17,050,000,000 2012 est.
83  Costa Rica $16,750,000,000 2012 est.
84  Latvia $16,080,000,000 2012 est.
85  Guatemala $15,840,000,000 2012 est.
86  Uzbekistan $15,530,000,000 2012 est.
87  Bahrain $15,170,000,000 2012 est.
88  Kenya $15,100,000,000 2012 est.
89  Cuba $13,720,000,000 2012 est.
90  Uruguay $12,220,000,000 2012 est.
91  Paraguay $11,240,000,000 2012 est.
92  Honduras $11,180,000,000 2012 est.
93  Syria $10,780,000,000 2012 est.
94  Tanzania $10,330,000,000 2012 est.
95  Turkmenistan $10,190,000,000 2012 est.
96  Azerbaijan $10,060,000,000 2012 est.
97  El Salvador $9,912,000,000 2012 est.
98  Ethiopia $9,498,000,000 2010 est.
99  Yemen $8,893,000,000 2012 est.
 Macau $8,866,000,000 2012 est.[6]
100  Bosnia and Herzegovina $8,849,000,000 2012 est.
101  Cote d'Ivoire $8,589,000,000 2012 est.
102  Trinidad and Tobago $8,317,000,000 2012 est.
103  Democratic Republic of the Congo $8,187,000,000 2012 est.
104  Cambodia $7,837,000,000 2012 est.
105  Bolivia $7,653,000,000 2012 est.
106  Equatorial Guinea $7,758,000,000 2012 est.
107  Burma $7,477,000,000 2012 est.
108  Zambia $7,361,000,000 2012 est.
109  Cyprus $7,093,000,000 2012 est.
110  Botswana $6,938,000,000 2012 est.
111  Mongolia $6,739,000,000 2012 est.
112  Georgia $6,628,000,000 2012 est.
113  Cameroon $6,559,000,000 2012 est.
114  Nicaragua $6,450,000,000 2012 est.
115  Afghanistan $6,390,000,000 2012 est.
116  Macedonia $6,229,000,000 2012 est.
117  Sudan $6,217,000,000 2012 est.
118  Mozambique $6,167,000,000 2012 est.
119    Nepal $5,920,000,000 2012 est.
120  Jamaica $5,905,000,000 2012 est.
121  Republic of the Congo $5,835,000,000 2012 est.
122  Senegal $5,733,000,000 2012 est.
123  Namibia $5,586,000,000 2012 est.
124  Malta $5,368,000,000 2012 est.
125  Uganda $5,187,000,000 2012 est.
126  Moldova $5,152,000,000 2012 est.
127  Mauritius $5,107,000,000 2012 est.
128  Kyrgyzstan $4,981,000,000 2012 est.
 U.S. Virgin Islands $4,609,000,000 2001 est.[7]
129  Iceland $3,677,000,000 2010 est.
130  Moldova $3,660,000,000 2010 est.
131  Zimbabwe $3,607,000,000 2010 est.
132  Papua New Guinea $3,547,000,000 2010 est.
133  Tajikistan $3,301,000,000 2010 est.
134  Fiji $3,120,000,000 2006
135  North Korea $3,096,000,000 2009
136  Kyrgyzstan $3,075,000,000 2010 est.
137  Armenia $2,988,000,000 2010 est.
138  Gibraltar $2,967,000,000 2004 est.[8]
140  Zimbabwe $2,871,000,000 2010 est.
141  Chad $2,631,000,000 2010 est.
142  Brunei $2,610,000,000 2008 est.
143  Liechtenstein $2,590,000,000 2008
144  Haiti $2,446,000,000 2010 est.
145  Gabon $2,433,000,000 2010 est.
146  Bahamas $2,401,000,000 2006
147  Mali $2,358,000,000 2006
 New Caledonia $1,998,000,000 2006[9]
148  Madagascar $1,958,000,000 2010 est.
149  Benin $1,812,000,000 2010 est.
150  Andorra $1,801,000,000 2008
151  Lesotho $1,766,000,000 2010 est.
 French Polynesia $1,706,000,000 2005 est.[10]
152  Malawi $1,675,000,000 2010 est.
153  Swaziland $1,643,000,000 2010 est.
154  Barbados $1,586,000,000 2006
155  Guinea $1,551,000,000 2010 est.
156  Laos $1,504,000,000 2010 est.
157  Burkina Faso $1,480,000,000 2010 est.
158  Mauritania $1,475,000,000 2006
159  Guyana $1,366,000,000 2010 est.
160  Togo $1,337,000,000 2010 est.
161  Suriname $1,297,000,000 2006 est.
162  Bermuda $1,162,000,000 2006[11]
163  Aruba $1,054,000,000 2006[12]
164  Rwanda $1,047,000,000 2010 est.
165  Djibouti $983,900,000 2015 est.
 Faroe Islands $983,000,000 2008[13]
166  Monaco $916,100,000 2005
 Cayman Islands $876,500,000 2008[14]
167  Greenland $867,000,000 2008[15]
168  Cape Verde $858,000,000 2010 est.
169  Seychelles $831,000,000 2010 est.
170  Niger $800,000,000 2006
171  Somalia $798,000,000 2006
172  Saint Lucia $791,000,000 2006
173  Maldives $782,000,000 2008 est.
174  Belize $740,000,000 2010 est.
175  Eritrea $738,000,000 2010 est.
176  Montenegro $601,700,000 2003
177  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $578,000,000 2006
178  Sierra Leone $560,000,000 2006
179  Bhutan $533,000,000 2008
180  Antigua and Barbuda $522,800,000 2007 est.
181  Saint Kitts and Nevis $383,000,000 2006
182  Grenada $343,000,000 2006
 Mayotte $341,000,000 2005[16]
183  Burundi $336,000,000 2010 est.
184  Samoa $324,000,000 2006
 American Samoa $308,800,000 FY04 est.[17]
185  Gambia $306,000,000 2010 est.
186  Dominica $296,000,000 2006
187  Solomon Islands $256,000,000 2006
188  Central African Republic $237,300,000 2007 est.
 Northern Mariana Islands $214,400,000 2001[18]
189  Timor-Leste $202,000,000 2004 est.
190  Guinea-Bissau $200,000,000 2006
 Turks and Caicos Islands $175,600,000 2000[19]
191  Vanuatu $156,000,000 2006
 Anguilla $143,000,000 2006[20]
192  Comoros $143,000,000 2006
193  Tonga $139,000,000 2006
194  Federated States of Micronesia $132,700,000 2004
195  Palau $107,300,000 2004 est.
196  Sao Tome and Principe $99,000,000 2010 est.
 Falkland Islands $90,000,000 2004 est.[21]
 Cook Islands $81,040,000 2005[22]
197  Marshall Islands $79,400,000 2008 est.
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon $68,200,000 2005 est.[23]
198  Kiribati $62,000,000 2004 est.
 Wallis and Futuna $61,170,000 2004[24]
 Saint Helena $45,000,000 2004 est.[25]
199  Nauru $20,000,000 2004 est.
 Norfolk Island $17,900,000 FY91/92[26]
 Montserrat $17,000,000 2001[27]
200  Tuvalu $12,910,000 2005
201  Niue $9,038,000 2004[28]
 Tokelau $969,200 2002[29]

Graph[edit]

Imports by country in 2015 ($Billions)[30]
Country Imports
 USA
2,308
 China
1,682
 Germany
1,050
 Japan
648
 United Kingdom
625
 France
573
 Hong Kong
560
 Netherlands
506
 South Korea
436
 Canada
436
 Italy
409
 Mexico
405
 India
392
 Belgium
375
 Spain
309
 Singapore
297
  Switzerland
252
 Taiwan
237
 UAE
230
 Australia
208


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Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WTO - 2012 Press Releases - Trade growth to slow in 2012 after strong deceleration in 2011 - Press/658". wto.org. 
  2. ^ "WTO - 2013 Press Releases - Trade to remain subdued in 2013 after sluggish growth in 2012 as European economies continue to struggle - Press/688". wto.org. 
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference UN_COMTRADE was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China
  5. ^ Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States
  6. ^ Macau is a special administrative region of China
  7. ^ The US Virgin Islands are an insular area of the United States
  8. ^ Gibraltar is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  9. ^ New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France
  10. ^ French Polynesia is a overseas collectivity of France
  11. ^ Bermuda is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  12. ^ Aruba is a country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  13. ^ The Faroe Islands is a country of the Kingdom of Denmark
  14. ^ The Cayman Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  15. ^ Greenland is a country of the Kingdom of Denmark
  16. ^ Mayotte is an overseas department and region of France
  17. ^ American Samoa is a unincorporated territory of the United States
  18. ^ The Northern Mariana Islands are an insular area of the United States
  19. ^ The Turks and Caicos Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  20. ^ Anguilla is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  21. ^ The Falkland Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  22. ^ The Cook Islands are in free association with New Zealand
  23. ^ Saint Pierre and Miquelon is an overseas collectivity of France
  24. ^ Wallis and Futuna is an overseas collectivity of France
  25. ^ Saint Helena is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  26. ^ Norfolk Island is an external territory of Australia
  27. ^ Montserrat is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
  28. ^ Niue is in free association with New Zealandf
  29. ^ Tokelau is a territory of New Zealand
  30. ^ https://www.statista.com/statistics/268184/leading-import-countries-worldwide/