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 2020 was $6,497.76B, a 9.05% decline from 2019.
  • European Union imports for 2019 was $7,144.35B, a 1.41% decline from 2018.
  • European Union imports for 2018 was $7,246.88B, a 11.13% increase from 2017.
  • European Union imports for 2017 was $6,520.81B, a 10.76% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
World $21,752.58B
OECD members $13,401.40B
East Asia & Pacific $6,514.75B
European Union $6,497.76B
Euro Area $5,376.97B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,226.14B
South Asia $627.32B
Sub-Saharan Africa $401.20B
European Union Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $6,497.76B 40.64%
2019 $7,144.35B 43.74%
2018 $7,246.88B 43.88%
2017 $6,520.81B 42.80%
2016 $5,887.45B 41.10%
2015 $5,802.85B 41.71%
2014 $6,550.66B 41.24%
2013 $6,327.65B 40.86%
2012 $6,125.19B 41.44%
2011 $6,530.53B 41.17%
2010 $5,613.96B 38.46%
2009 $5,095.35B 34.49%
2008 $6,533.69B 40.04%
2007 $5,788.79B 39.30%
2006 $4,867.06B 38.39%
2005 $4,263.42B 35.94%
2004 $3,867.34B 34.13%
2003 $3,225.85B 32.70%
2002 $2,654.93B 33.00%
2001 $2,540.11B 34.57%
2000 $2,506.82B 35.31%
1999 $2,397.64B 31.23%
1998 $854.27B 30.55%
1997 $789.00B 29.74%
1996 $785.99B 27.84%
1995 $756.64B 27.48%
1994 $610.88B 26.05%
1993 $542.51B 24.85%
1992 $616.33B 26.25%
1991 $574.28B 26.49%
1990 $559.35B 26.54%
1989 $463.35B 27.01%
1988 $432.84B 25.47%
1987 $393.36B 24.83%
1986 $324.59B 24.82%
1985 $265.68B 28.57%
1984 $253.63B 28.36%
1983 $252.56B 27.25%
1982 $262.32B 27.80%
1981 $274.68B 28.03%
1980 $306.39B 27.10%
1979 $262.57B 25.06%
1978 $200.30B 23.08%
1977 $172.85B 24.19%
1976 $154.05B 24.42%
1975 $134.85B 22.72%
1974 $124.66B 25.17%
1973 $93.25B 21.05%
1972 $68.65B 19.69%
1971 $58.28B 19.76%
1970 $52.92B 20.12%