Latin America & Caribbean 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.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2019 was $1,487.80B, a 2.74% decline from 2018.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2018 was $1,529.68B, a 8.86% increase from 2017.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2017 was $1,405.15B, a 9.68% increase from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean imports for 2016 was $1,281.17B, a 5.15% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,266.40B
OECD members $14,834.76B
European Union $7,090.65B
East Asia & Pacific $7,062.42B
Euro Area $5,907.93B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,487.80B
South Asia $786.69B
Sub-Saharan Africa $459.71B
Latin America & Caribbean Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $1,487.80B 23.26%
2018 $1,529.68B 24.12%
2017 $1,405.15B 22.16%
2016 $1,281.17B 22.12%
2015 $1,350.67B 22.71%
2014 $1,509.02B 23.03%
2013 $1,469.34B 23.14%
2012 $1,409.89B 22.89%
2011 $1,349.69B 22.56%
2010 $1,132.65B 21.26%
2009 $894.23B 20.14%
2008 $1,122.97B 23.63%
2007 $930.19B 22.13%
2006 $788.30B 21.45%
2005 $707.43B 21.86%
2004 $586.83B 21.51%
2003 $476.61B 20.01%
2002 $454.04B 19.51%
2001 $489.30B 19.89%
2000 $494.19B 19.54%
1999 $428.94B 18.76%
1998 $444.78B 18.86%
1997 $425.02B 18.42%
1996 $365.51B 17.75%
1995 $332.95B 17.41%
1994 $304.70B 16.37%
1993 $260.84B 16.07%
1992 $237.36B 16.59%
1991 $218.62B 15.47%
1990 $184.68B 15.12%
1989 $155.11B 14.39%
1988 $145.28B 14.52%
1987 $119.01B 13.06%
1986 $110.76B 12.70%
1985 $107.63B 12.27%
1984 $107.22B 12.33%
1983 $103.00B 12.42%
1982 $126.84B 13.73%
1981 $148.28B 15.33%
1980 $134.62B 15.93%
1979 $107.54B 15.06%
1978 $89.00B 14.70%
1977 $78.07B 14.54%
1976 $69.51B 14.30%
1975 $65.30B 15.23%
1974 $62.10B 15.76%
1973 $40.98B 12.68%
1972 $31.87B 12.24%
1971 $27.96B 12.03%
1970 $24.27B 11.73%
1969 $22.03B 10.95%
1968 $19.62B 10.91%
1967 $17.59B 10.19%
1966 $17.02B 10.48%
1965 $15.01B 10.11%
1964 $14.65B 10.39%
1963 $14.63B 11.87%
1962 $13.72B 9.92%
1961 $13.19B 10.66%
1960 $12.88B 11.72%