India Imports 1960-2020

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.
  • India imports for 2019 was $614.03B, a 3.91% decline from 2018.
  • India imports for 2018 was $639.01B, a 9.79% increase from 2017.
  • India imports for 2017 was $582.02B, a 21.21% increase from 2016.
  • India imports for 2016 was $480.17B, a 3.24% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
India $614.03B
Vietnam $271.36B
Indonesia $211.48B
Philippines $151.72B
Ukraine $75.36B
Bangladesh $64.86B
Morocco $57.37B
Pakistan $56.53B
Sri Lanka $24.57B
Uzbekistan $24.22B
Ghana $23.71B
Tunisia $23.55B
Kenya $20.41B
Cambodia $16.92B
Honduras $14.15B
El Salvador $12.87B
Bolivia $12.85B
Georgia $11.16B
Cameroon $9.30B
Mongolia $8.92B
Zambia $8.08B
Moldova $6.61B
Nicaragua $6.26B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.55B
Djibouti $4.76B
Kosovo $4.44B
Mauritania $3.98B
Congo, Rep. $3.77B
Sudan $2.66B
Lesotho $2.24B
Cabo Verde $1.30B
India Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $614.03B 21.36%
2018 $639.01B 23.55%
2017 $582.02B 21.94%
2016 $480.17B 20.92%
2015 $465.10B 22.11%
2014 $529.24B 25.95%
2013 $527.56B 28.41%
2012 $571.31B 31.26%
2011 $566.67B 31.08%
2010 $449.97B 26.85%
2009 $347.18B 25.87%
2008 $350.93B 29.27%
2007 $302.80B 24.89%
2006 $229.96B 24.46%
2005 $183.74B 22.40%
2004 $139.31B 19.64%
2003 $95.07B 15.64%
2002 $78.50B 15.24%
2001 $65.22B 13.43%
2000 $65.12B 13.90%
1999 $61.31B 13.36%
1998 $53.43B 12.68%
1997 $49.61B 11.93%
1996 $45.36B 11.54%
1995 $43.32B 12.02%
1994 $33.35B 10.19%
1993 $27.42B 9.82%
1992 $27.64B 9.59%
1991 $22.94B 8.49%
1990 $27.13B 8.45%
1989 $24.13B 8.15%
1988 $22.11B 7.46%
1987 $19.48B 6.98%
1986 $17.49B 7.02%
1985 $17.78B 7.65%
1984 $16.39B 7.73%
1983 $17.14B 7.85%
1982 $16.34B 8.14%
1981 $16.58B 8.57%
1980 $17.23B 9.25%
1979 $12.50B 8.17%
1978 $9.05B 6.59%
1977 $7.61B 6.26%
1976 $6.28B 6.11%
1975 $6.55B 6.65%
1974 $5.99B 6.02%
1973 $4.04B 4.72%
1972 $2.65B 3.71%
1971 $2.70B 4.00%
1970 $2.42B 3.88%
1969 $2.36B 4.03%
1968 $2.62B 4.94%
1967 $2.98B 5.95%
1966 $3.06B 6.67%
1965 $3.10B 5.21%
1964 $3.21B 5.69%
1963 $2.86B 5.91%
1962 $2.54B 6.03%
1961 $2.34B 5.96%
1960 $2.53B 6.83%