South Asia Imports 1960-2022

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.
  • South Asia imports for 2021 was $919.79B, a 38.49% increase from 2020.
  • South Asia imports for 2020 was $664.15B, a 15.5% decline from 2019.
  • South Asia imports for 2019 was $785.98B, a 5.34% decline from 2018.
  • South Asia imports for 2018 was $830.30B, a 11.72% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $26,982.56B
OECD members $16,366.83B
East Asia & Pacific $8,146.19B
European Union $8,009.96B
Euro Area $6,594.32B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,541.94B
South Asia $919.79B
Sub-Saharan Africa $501.28B
South Asia Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $919.79B 22.50%
2020 $664.15B 19.07%
2019 $785.98B 21.54%
2018 $830.30B 23.54%
2017 $743.20B 21.69%
2016 $622.04B 20.70%
2015 $604.63B 22.40%
2014 $664.07B 25.69%
2013 $656.45B 27.82%
2012 $696.85B 30.30%
2011 $685.35B 30.13%
2010 $541.88B 26.29%
2009 $429.13B 25.49%
2008 $442.32B 28.96%
2007 $375.11B 24.94%
2006 $295.81B 24.73%
2005 $236.57B 22.52%
2004 $179.00B 19.52%
2003 $130.56B 16.51%
2002 $109.56B 16.17%
2001 $97.63B 15.12%
2000 $97.00B 15.39%
1999 $90.74B 15.17%
1998 $82.47B 14.77%
1997 $80.34B 14.59%
1996 $75.83B 14.45%
1995 $70.67B 14.73%
1994 $55.71B 12.89%
1993 $50.25B 13.19%
1992 $47.44B 12.33%
1991 $40.44B 11.16%
1990 $44.09B 10.83%
1989 $40.15B 10.62%
1988 $36.97B 9.86%
1987 $32.33B 9.27%
1986 $29.93B 9.53%
1985 $31.08B 10.48%
1984 $28.95B 10.61%
1983 $29.44B 10.74%
1982 $28.94B 11.18%
1981 $28.79B 11.51%
1980 $29.10B 12.33%
1979 $21.49B 10.98%
1978 $16.02B 9.17%
1977 $13.25B 8.63%
1976 $12.07B 9.10%
1975 $12.20B 8.98%
1974 $10.38B 8.18%
1973 $6.93B 6.61%
1972 $5.26B 5.73%
1971 $5.70B 6.25%
1970 $5.47B 6.38%
1969 $4.99B 6.30%
1968 $5.07B 7.03%
1967 $5.58B 8.12%
1966 $5.42B 8.68%
1965 $5.60B 7.53%
1964 $5.31B 7.68%
1963 $4.72B 7.81%
1962 $4.22B 7.85%
1961 $3.97B 7.88%
1960 $3.96B 8.39%