Latin America & Caribbean 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.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2019 was $1,488.66B, a 2.89% decline from 2018.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2018 was $1,533.00B, a 9.09% increase from 2017.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2017 was $1,405.29B, a 9.65% increase from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2016 was $1,281.59B, a 5.15% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,416.48B
OECD members $14,901.30B
European Union $7,119.50B
East Asia & Pacific $7,069.64B
Euro Area $5,922.72B
North America $3,705.93B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,488.66B
South Asia $779.94B
Sub-Saharan Africa $483.10B
Latin America & Caribbean Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $1,488.66B 23.34%
2018 $1,533.00B 24.13%
2017 $1,405.29B 22.11%
2016 $1,281.59B 22.07%
2015 $1,351.15B 22.66%
2014 $1,509.47B 22.98%
2013 $1,469.58B 23.10%
2012 $1,409.83B 22.84%
2011 $1,349.72B 22.51%
2010 $1,133.00B 21.21%
2009 $894.12B 20.09%
2008 $1,123.16B 23.58%
2007 $930.32B 22.08%
2006 $788.38B 21.40%
2005 $669.23B 20.91%
2004 $568.08B 20.97%
2003 $476.61B 19.99%
2002 $453.95B 19.48%
2001 $489.36B 19.86%
2000 $494.20B 19.52%
1999 $429.04B 18.76%
1998 $444.88B 18.86%
1997 $425.11B 18.42%
1996 $365.57B 17.75%
1995 $333.01B 17.41%
1994 $304.78B 16.37%
1993 $260.90B 16.07%
1992 $237.40B 16.57%
1991 $220.65B 15.67%
1990 $184.63B 15.10%
1989 $155.00B 14.37%
1988 $145.23B 14.50%
1987 $118.88B 13.04%
1986 $110.65B 12.67%
1985 $107.63B 12.25%
1984 $107.26B 12.31%
1983 $103.07B 12.40%
1982 $126.94B 13.70%
1981 $148.46B 15.31%
1980 $134.79B 15.91%
1979 $107.68B 15.04%
1978 $89.14B 14.69%
1977 $78.20B 14.53%
1976 $69.62B 14.30%
1975 $65.40B 15.23%
1974 $62.20B 15.76%
1973 $41.05B 12.68%
1972 $31.92B 12.24%
1971 $28.01B 12.03%
1970 $24.31B 11.73%
1969 $22.06B 10.95%
1968 $19.66B 10.91%
1967 $17.62B 10.19%
1966 $17.05B 10.48%
1965 $15.04B 10.11%
1964 $14.67B 10.39%
1963 $14.66B 11.87%
1962 $13.74B 9.92%
1961 $13.21B 10.66%
1960 $12.91B 11.72%