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 $3,705.93B, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • North America imports for 2018 was $3,724.18B, a 6.82% increase from 2017.
  • North America imports for 2017 was $3,486.54B, a 6.99% increase from 2016.
  • North America imports for 2016 was $3,258.78B, a 2.08% 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
North America Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $3,705.93B 16.29%
2018 $3,724.18B 16.96%
2017 $3,486.54B 16.70%
2016 $3,258.78B 16.39%
2015 $3,327.97B 17.05%
2014 $3,469.70B 17.90%
2013 $3,355.05B 17.87%
2012 $3,350.95B 18.42%
2011 $3,254.44B 18.59%
2010 $2,863.77B 17.14%
2009 $2,391.58B 15.18%
2008 $3,068.55B 18.79%
2007 $2,851.67B 17.89%
2006 $2,675.75B 17.74%
2005 $2,413.73B 17.13%
2004 $2,135.30B 16.37%
2003 $1,835.61B 15.22%
2002 $1,696.24B 15.09%
2001 $1,661.76B 15.27%
2000 $1,759.43B 16.56%
1999 $1,508.96B 15.27%
1998 $1,357.69B 14.66%
1997 $1,293.62B 14.49%
1996 $1,173.73B 13.88%
1995 $1,102.93B 13.74%
1994 $997.29B 13.03%
1993 $889.02B 12.20%
1992 $825.99B 11.73%
1991 $776.31B 11.47%
1990 $778.70B 11.87%
1989 $733.35B 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 $370.80B 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 $97.68B 7.15%
1971 $82.00B 6.66%
1970 $73.13B 6.51%