European Union Imports 1970-2022

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • European Union imports for 2021 was $8,009.96B, a 22.1% increase from 2020.
  • European Union imports for 2020 was $6,560.22B, a 8.9% decline from 2019.
  • European Union imports for 2019 was $7,201.42B, a 0.57% decline from 2018.
  • European Union imports for 2018 was $7,243.02B, a 11.27% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
World $26,982.56B
OECD members $16,366.83B
East Asia & Pacific $8,146.19B
European Union $8,009.96B
Euro Area $6,594.32B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,541.94B
South Asia $919.79B
Sub-Saharan Africa $501.28B
European Union Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $8,009.96B 46.87%
2020 $6,560.22B 42.88%
2019 $7,201.42B 45.89%
2018 $7,243.02B 45.33%
2017 $6,509.27B 44.08%
2016 $5,878.45B 42.31%
2015 $5,790.71B 42.73%
2014 $6,560.05B 41.91%
2013 $6,341.69B 41.45%
2012 $6,137.72B 41.94%
2011 $6,545.17B 41.53%
2010 $5,637.30B 38.72%
2009 $5,110.53B 34.62%
2008 $6,559.58B 40.25%
2007 $5,812.66B 39.46%
2006 $4,884.52B 38.42%
2005 $4,272.65B 35.87%
2004 $3,870.71B 33.90%
2003 $3,223.03B 32.45%
2002 $2,649.55B 32.78%
2001 $2,532.56B 34.25%
2000 $2,540.35B 34.91%
1999 $2,427.48B 30.63%
1998 $2,373.60B 29.78%
1997 $2,231.73B 28.86%
1996 $2,264.57B 26.86%
1995 $2,212.54B 26.67%
1994 $1,806.88B 25.23%
1993 $1,618.84B 23.94%
1992 $1,855.08B 25.05%
1991 $1,721.01B 25.55%
1990 $1,681.95B 25.88%
1989 $1,373.45B 26.44%
1988 $1,272.09B 25.02%
1987 $1,135.70B 24.52%
1986 $921.92B 24.62%
1985 $761.61B 28.44%
1984 $733.81B 28.19%
1983 $731.93B 27.09%
1982 $771.30B 27.77%
1981 $808.14B 28.06%
1980 $898.74B 27.21%
1979 $744.96B 25.23%
1978 $571.58B 23.40%
1977 $491.23B 24.50%
1976 $436.55B 24.66%
1975 $385.46B 22.80%
1974 $365.97B 25.21%
1973 $269.05B 20.99%
1972 $194.99B 19.69%
1971 $161.78B 19.71%
1970 $145.47B 20.04%