India Imports 1960-2021

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.
  • India imports for 2020 was $482.45B, a 19.8% decline from 2019.
  • India imports for 2019 was $601.58B, a 5.86% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $482.45B
Vietnam $279.84B
Indonesia $169.58B
Philippines $119.24B
Egypt $75.43B
Nigeria $71.63B
Ukraine $62.38B
Bangladesh $60.25B
Morocco $48.72B
Pakistan $43.86B
Uzbekistan $21.20B
Myanmar $20.93B
Kenya $19.92B
Sri Lanka $18.51B
Angola $17.03B
Cambodia $16.16B
Honduras $12.04B
El Salvador $10.82B
Georgia $8.89B
Cameroon $8.42B
West Bank and Gaza $7.95B
Mongolia $7.17B
Congo, Rep. $6.09B
Nicaragua $5.95B
Moldova $5.92B
Djibouti $4.75B
Kosovo $4.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $4.00B
Mauritania $3.85B
Sudan $1.26B
Cabo Verde $1.02B
Solomon Islands $0.56B
Vanuatu $0.40B
India Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $482.45B 18.39%
2019 $601.58B 20.96%
2018 $639.01B 23.66%
2017 $582.02B 21.95%
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%