Latin America & Caribbean Imports 1960-2022

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.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2021 was $1,541.94B, a 35.32% increase from 2020.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2020 was $1,139.51B, a 18.16% decline from 2019.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2019 was $1,392.37B, a 2.59% decline from 2018.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2018 was $1,429.42B, a 9.15% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $26,982.56B
OECD members $16,366.83B
East Asia & Pacific $8,146.19B
European Union $8,009.96B
Euro Area $6,594.32B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,541.94B
South Asia $919.79B
Sub-Saharan Africa $501.28B
Latin America & Caribbean Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $1,541.94B 28.09%
2020 $1,139.51B 24.02%
2019 $1,392.37B 24.76%
2018 $1,429.42B 25.07%
2017 $1,309.64B 22.46%
2016 $1,193.19B 22.74%
2015 $1,254.21B 23.36%
2014 $1,512.53B 23.54%
2013 $1,472.47B 23.36%
2012 $1,412.45B 22.96%
2011 $1,352.02B 22.22%
2010 $1,133.38B 21.20%
2009 $894.02B 20.73%
2008 $1,122.79B 24.46%
2007 $930.12B 23.56%
2006 $788.13B 23.52%
2005 $669.69B 23.39%
2004 $568.26B 24.00%
2003 $476.76B 23.20%
2002 $454.12B 22.55%
2001 $489.31B 21.81%
2000 $494.23B 21.56%
1999 $428.86B 20.66%
1998 $444.78B 19.34%
1997 $425.01B 18.64%
1996 $365.52B 17.58%
1995 $332.96B 17.33%
1994 $298.68B 16.88%
1993 $254.25B 16.87%
1992 $231.10B 17.80%
1991 $199.24B 16.75%
1990 $179.29B 16.19%
1989 $150.34B 16.19%
1988 $141.93B 16.68%
1987 $115.69B 15.19%
1986 $107.72B 14.90%
1985 $104.83B 14.50%
1984 $107.18B 14.75%
1983 $103.00B 14.18%
1982 $126.91B 15.31%
1981 $148.47B 16.60%
1980 $134.78B 17.22%
1979 $107.68B 16.71%
1978 $89.16B 16.42%
1977 $78.22B 16.33%
1976 $69.64B 15.97%
1975 $65.42B 16.46%
1974 $62.22B 16.41%
1973 $41.06B 14.04%
1972 $31.93B 14.52%
1971 $28.01B 14.33%
1970 $24.32B 13.88%
1969 $22.07B 13.74%
1968 $19.66B 13.67%
1967 $17.62B 13.15%
1966 $17.06B 12.99%
1965 $15.04B 12.61%
1964 $14.67B 13.23%
1963 $14.66B 14.65%
1962 $13.74B 14.00%
1961 $13.21B 14.75%
1960 $12.91B 15.27%