European Union Imports 1970-2021

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 2019 was $7,119.50B, a 1.36% decline from 2018.
  • European Union imports for 2018 was $7,217.86B, a 10.75% increase from 2017.
  • European Union imports for 2017 was $6,517.01B, a 10.81% increase from 2016.
  • European Union imports for 2016 was $5,881.03B, a 1.43% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,416.48B
OECD members $14,901.30B
European Union $7,119.50B
East Asia & Pacific $7,069.64B
Euro Area $5,922.72B
North America $3,705.93B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,488.66B
South Asia $779.94B
Sub-Saharan Africa $483.10B
European Union Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $7,119.50B 43.64%
2018 $7,217.86B 43.73%
2017 $6,517.01B 42.76%
2016 $5,881.03B 41.06%
2015 $5,797.99B 41.67%
2014 $6,570.12B 41.26%
2013 $6,344.93B 40.87%
2012 $6,141.95B 41.44%
2011 $6,543.52B 41.19%
2010 $5,638.46B 38.48%
2009 $5,098.00B 34.48%
2008 $6,547.87B 40.04%
2007 $5,811.06B 39.30%
2006 $4,882.74B 38.39%
2005 $4,272.55B 35.94%
2004 $3,866.23B 34.13%
2003 $3,217.83B 32.70%
2002 $2,639.49B 33.00%
2001 $2,530.41B 34.58%
2000 $2,534.73B 35.31%
1999 $2,426.80B 31.23%
1998 $2,373.22B 30.55%
1997 $2,231.66B 29.74%
1996 $2,264.52B 27.84%
1995 $2,212.54B 27.48%
1994 $1,806.87B 26.21%
1993 $1,618.84B 25.00%
1992 $1,855.08B 26.33%
1991 $1,721.01B 26.63%
1990 $1,681.95B 26.69%
1989 $1,373.45B 27.01%
1988 $1,272.09B 25.47%
1987 $1,135.70B 24.83%
1986 $921.92B 24.82%
1985 $761.61B 28.57%
1984 $733.81B 28.35%
1983 $731.93B 27.25%
1982 $771.30B 27.80%
1981 $808.14B 28.03%
1980 $898.74B 27.10%
1979 $744.96B 25.05%
1978 $571.57B 23.08%
1977 $491.23B 24.18%
1976 $436.55B 24.42%
1975 $385.46B 22.72%
1974 $365.96B 25.17%
1973 $269.05B 21.05%
1972 $194.99B 19.69%
1971 $161.78B 19.76%
1970 $145.47B 20.12%