U.K. 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.
  • U.K. imports for 2020 was $750.70B, a 17.94% decline from 2019.
  • U.K. imports for 2019 was $914.86B, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • U.K. imports for 2018 was $916.69B, a 9.11% increase from 2017.
  • U.K. imports for 2017 was $840.12B, a 3.81% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Germany $1,446.18B
France $787.62B
United Kingdom $750.70B
Netherlands $622.70B
Hong Kong $606.25B
South Korea $541.02B
Canada $509.32B
Singapore $490.69B
Italy $487.24B
Belgium $412.92B
Ireland $408.88B
Switzerland $395.39B
Spain $373.35B
Poland $290.37B
Australia $267.01B
Sweden $214.24B
Austria $209.55B
Denmark $169.98B
Saudi Arabia $169.85B
Czech Republic $157.30B
Luxembourg $128.80B
Hungary $120.15B
Norway $119.26B
Israel $96.41B
Finland $96.22B
Portugal $89.42B
Slovak Republic $88.78B
Greece $74.70B
Chile $66.52B
Argentina $53.19B
Slovenia $36.40B
Lithuania $36.00B
Croatia $27.36B
Estonia $21.62B
Latvia $19.81B
Malta $19.18B
Cyprus $17.58B
Uruguay $11.26B
Iceland $7.53B
Brunei $6.36B
Seychelles $1.25B
Antigua and Barbuda $0.66B
U.K. Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $750.70B 27.72%
2019 $914.86B 32.32%
2018 $916.69B 32.08%
2017 $840.12B 31.55%
2016 $809.25B 30.05%
2015 $842.78B 28.74%
2014 $912.01B 29.75%
2013 $870.46B 31.27%
2012 $844.34B 31.23%
2011 $842.32B 31.67%
2010 $749.14B 30.19%
2009 $675.51B 28.00%
2008 $853.96B 29.23%
2007 $847.80B 27.41%
2006 $795.61B 29.40%
2005 $696.47B 27.50%
2004 $635.83B 26.36%
2003 $536.61B 26.16%
2002 $479.06B 26.91%
2001 $450.17B 27.47%
2000 $447.38B 26.98%
1999 $426.78B 25.37%
1998 $410.02B 24.83%
1997 $391.35B 25.12%
1996 $367.77B 25.98%
1995 $339.20B 25.28%
1994 $294.43B 25.82%
1993 $264.57B 24.92%
1992 $275.94B 23.39%
1991 $259.73B 22.73%
1990 $272.52B 24.93%
1989 $241.42B 26.04%
1988 $229.35B 25.20%
1987 $188.41B 25.29%
1986 $152.96B 25.43%
1985 $130.99B 26.77%
1984 $127.31B 27.59%
1983 $121.36B 24.79%
1982 $122.15B 23.72%
1981 $125.15B 23.15%
1980 $137.98B 24.42%
1979 $118.55B 27.00%
1978 $89.64B 26.69%
1977 $76.19B 28.96%
1976 $67.75B 29.13%
1975 $65.51B 27.10%
1974 $65.25B 31.65%
1973 $47.70B 24.77%
1972 $35.25B 20.74%
1971 $30.42B 20.54%
1970 $27.41B 20.98%