North America Imports 1970-2022

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.
  • North America imports for 2020 was $3,293.09B, a 11.03% decline from 2019.
  • North America imports for 2019 was $3,701.55B, a 0.52% decline from 2018.
  • North America imports for 2018 was $3,721.08B, a 6.92% increase from 2017.
  • North America imports for 2017 was $3,480.32B, a 6.84% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $21,709.87B
OECD members $13,472.01B
European Union $6,560.22B
East Asia & Pacific $6,439.99B
Euro Area $5,429.74B
North America $3,293.09B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,139.51B
South Asia $664.15B
Sub-Saharan Africa $395.31B
North America Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $3,293.09B 14.61%
2019 $3,701.55B 16.01%
2018 $3,721.08B 16.72%
2017 $3,480.32B 16.47%
2016 $3,257.37B 16.10%
2015 $3,330.52B 16.85%
2014 $3,478.51B 17.96%
2013 $3,357.02B 17.96%
2012 $3,360.31B 18.58%
2011 $3,267.62B 18.78%
2010 $2,893.17B 17.35%
2009 $2,415.06B 15.23%
2008 $3,084.55B 18.89%
2007 $2,867.61B 17.98%
2006 $2,688.83B 17.76%
2005 $2,428.79B 17.08%
2004 $2,149.10B 16.22%
2003 $1,853.43B 15.00%
2002 $1,709.82B 14.62%
2001 $1,672.75B 14.77%
2000 $1,765.30B 16.05%
1999 $1,512.80B 14.67%
1998 $1,357.68B 14.00%
1997 $1,293.61B 14.01%
1996 $1,173.73B 13.48%
1995 $1,102.92B 13.38%
1994 $997.29B 12.68%
1993 $889.01B 11.95%
1992 $825.99B 11.61%
1991 $776.30B 11.47%
1990 $778.70B 11.87%
1989 $733.35B 11.81%
1988 $683.30B 11.89%
1987 $616.74B 11.66%
1986 $552.00B 11.13%
1985 $510.13B 10.84%
1984 $492.92B 11.22%
1983 $403.33B 10.15%
1982 $370.79B 10.14%
1981 $396.99B 11.30%
1980 $364.95B 11.65%
1979 $316.04B 11.01%
1978 $265.73B 10.34%
1977 $231.52B 10.09%
1976 $198.06B 9.52%
1975 $164.50B 8.85%
1974 $166.33B 9.75%
1973 $119.68B 7.69%
1972 $97.68B 7.02%
1971 $82.00B 6.49%
1970 $73.13B 6.30%