European Union Imports 1970-2020

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 $7,090.65B, a 1.4% decline from 2018.
  • European Union imports for 2018 was $7,191.42B, a 10.59% increase from 2017.
  • European Union imports for 2017 was $6,502.98B, a 10.65% increase from 2016.
  • European Union imports for 2016 was $5,877.32B, a 1.39% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,266.40B
OECD members $14,834.76B
European Union $7,090.65B
East Asia & Pacific $7,062.42B
Euro Area $5,907.93B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,487.80B
South Asia $786.69B
Sub-Saharan Africa $459.71B
European Union Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $7,090.65B 43.57%
2018 $7,191.42B 43.67%
2017 $6,502.98B 42.75%
2016 $5,877.32B 41.05%
2015 $5,796.76B 41.67%
2014 $6,569.34B 41.26%
2013 $6,344.31B 40.88%
2012 $6,141.25B 41.44%
2011 $6,542.88B 41.20%
2010 $5,637.57B 38.49%
2009 $5,097.55B 34.49%
2008 $6,546.45B 40.04%
2007 $5,809.18B 39.30%
2006 $4,881.29B 38.38%
2005 $4,270.94B 35.93%
2004 $3,864.70B 34.12%
2003 $3,217.06B 32.70%
2002 $2,639.16B 33.00%
2001 $2,530.15B 34.57%
2000 $2,534.60B 35.31%
1999 $2,426.36B 31.23%
1998 $2,372.66B 30.55%
1997 $2,231.28B 29.74%
1996 $2,263.94B 27.84%
1995 $2,212.01B 27.48%
1994 $1,806.76B 26.21%
1993 $1,618.74B 25.01%
1992 $1,854.96B 26.33%
1991 $1,720.91B 26.63%
1990 $1,681.85B 26.70%
1989 $1,373.37B 27.01%
1988 $1,272.01B 25.47%
1987 $1,135.63B 24.83%
1986 $921.86B 24.82%
1985 $761.57B 28.57%
1984 $733.77B 28.35%
1983 $731.89B 27.25%
1982 $771.25B 27.80%
1981 $808.09B 28.03%
1980 $898.69B 27.10%
1979 $744.92B 25.05%
1978 $571.54B 23.08%
1977 $491.20B 24.18%
1976 $436.53B 24.42%
1975 $385.44B 22.72%
1974 $365.94B 25.17%
1973 $269.04B 21.05%
1972 $194.98B 19.69%
1971 $161.77B 19.76%
1970 $145.46B 20.12%