OECD members 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.
  • OECD members imports for 2019 was $14,901.30B, a 1.28% decline from 2018.
  • OECD members imports for 2018 was $15,095.18B, a 9.03% increase from 2017.
  • OECD members imports for 2017 was $13,845.07B, a 9.02% increase from 2016.
  • OECD members imports for 2016 was $12,699.94B, a 1.03% 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
OECD members Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $14,901.30B 30.05%
2018 $15,095.18B 28.94%
2017 $13,845.07B 28.20%
2016 $12,699.94B 27.14%
2015 $12,831.47B 27.84%
2014 $14,241.52B 28.43%
2013 $13,883.30B 28.32%
2012 $13,651.44B 28.57%
2011 $13,841.69B 28.52%
2010 $11,829.72B 26.42%
2009 $10,236.36B 23.86%
2008 $13,096.97B 28.07%
2007 $11,737.07B 26.85%
2006 $10,338.72B 26.39%
2005 $9,148.16B 24.88%
2004 $8,174.20B 23.66%
2003 $6,864.63B 22.48%
2002 $5,952.83B 22.47%
2001 $5,771.77B 23.22%
2000 $5,962.63B 23.99%
1999 $5,398.75B 21.68%
1998 $5,115.58B 21.34%
1997 $5,001.58B 21.15%
1996 $4,880.51B 20.16%
1995 $4,650.25B 19.68%
1994 $3,939.60B 18.62%
1993 $3,521.87B 17.75%
1992 $3,672.08B 18.01%
1991 $3,446.45B 18.12%
1990 $3,401.02B 18.63%
1989 $2,933.26B 18.62%
1988 $2,696.68B 17.92%
1987 $2,353.13B 17.57%
1986 $1,981.32B 17.48%
1985 $1,728.91B 19.00%
1984 $1,682.66B 19.23%
1983 $1,566.74B 18.22%
1982 $1,589.22B 18.67%
1981 $1,687.51B 19.39%
1980 $1,734.10B 19.36%
1979 $1,449.95B 18.05%
1978 $1,133.45B 16.65%
1977 $976.02B 17.29%
1976 $858.46B 17.20%
1975 $757.97B 16.42%
1974 $738.92B 18.11%
1973 $531.10B 14.80%
1972 $391.67B 13.44%
1971 $329.12B 13.49%
1970 $296.66B 13.63%