North America Imports 1970-2021

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.
  • North America imports for 2019 was $3,710.78B, a 0.5% decline from 2018.
  • North America imports for 2018 was $3,729.52B, a 6.96% increase from 2017.
  • North America imports for 2017 was $3,486.72B, a 7% increase from 2016.
  • North America imports for 2016 was $3,258.70B, a 2.09% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,347.77B
OECD members $14,940.49B
European Union $7,144.35B
East Asia & Pacific $7,073.28B
Euro Area $5,945.76B
North America $3,710.78B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,490.88B
South Asia $775.11B
Sub-Saharan Africa $479.40B
North America Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $3,710.78B 16.30%
2018 $3,729.52B 16.95%
2017 $3,486.72B 16.69%
2016 $3,258.70B 16.37%
2015 $3,328.10B 17.04%
2014 $3,470.42B 17.90%
2013 $3,354.85B 17.87%
2012 $3,350.85B 18.42%
2011 $3,254.60B 18.58%
2010 $2,863.80B 17.13%
2009 $2,392.15B 15.17%
2008 $3,068.51B 18.78%
2007 $2,851.69B 17.88%
2006 $2,675.77B 17.73%
2005 $2,413.86B 17.12%
2004 $2,135.23B 16.36%
2003 $1,835.63B 15.21%
2002 $1,696.06B 15.08%
2001 $1,661.76B 15.26%
2000 $1,759.37B 16.55%
1999 $1,508.96B 15.26%
1998 $1,357.69B 14.65%
1997 $1,293.62B 14.48%
1996 $1,173.73B 13.88%
1995 $1,102.92B 13.74%
1994 $997.28B 13.03%
1993 $889.02B 12.20%
1992 $825.99B 11.73%
1991 $776.31B 11.47%
1990 $778.70B 11.87%
1989 $733.36B 11.80%
1988 $683.31B 11.93%
1987 $616.74B 11.79%
1986 $552.01B 11.37%
1985 $510.14B 11.05%
1984 $492.92B 11.36%
1983 $403.33B 10.21%
1982 $370.79B 10.20%
1981 $396.99B 11.35%
1980 $364.95B 11.70%
1979 $316.04B 11.10%
1978 $265.73B 10.42%
1977 $231.53B 10.07%
1976 $198.06B 9.39%
1975 $164.50B 8.80%
1974 $166.33B 9.69%
1973 $119.69B 7.78%
1972 $97.67B 7.15%
1971 $82.00B 6.66%
1970 $73.14B 6.51%