South Asia Imports 1960-2021

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.
  • South Asia imports for 2020 was $627.32B, a 19.07% decline from 2019.
  • South Asia imports for 2019 was $775.11B, a 5.55% decline from 2018.
  • South Asia imports for 2018 was $820.63B, a 11.7% increase from 2017.
  • South Asia imports for 2017 was $734.67B, a 19.49% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $21,752.58B
OECD members $13,401.40B
East Asia & Pacific $6,514.75B
European Union $6,497.76B
Euro Area $5,376.97B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,226.14B
South Asia $627.32B
Sub-Saharan Africa $401.20B
South Asia Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $627.32B 18.47%
2019 $775.11B 21.37%
2018 $820.63B 23.69%
2017 $734.67B 21.81%
2016 $614.85B 20.87%
2015 $601.67B 22.14%
2014 $660.76B 25.46%
2013 $653.15B 27.58%
2012 $693.34B 30.04%
2011 $681.90B 29.79%
2010 $539.15B 25.93%
2009 $426.97B 25.26%
2008 $440.09B 28.71%
2007 $373.22B 24.73%
2006 $294.32B 24.51%
2005 $235.38B 22.38%
2004 $178.10B 19.53%
2003 $129.90B 16.34%
2002 $109.01B 15.98%
2001 $97.14B 14.78%
2000 $96.51B 15.10%
1999 $90.28B 14.82%
1998 $82.06B 14.30%
1997 $79.93B 14.04%
1996 $75.45B 13.82%
1995 $70.32B 14.12%
1994 $55.43B 12.40%
1993 $50.00B 12.37%
1992 $47.20B 11.83%
1991 $40.24B 10.66%
1990 $43.87B 10.81%
1989 $39.95B 10.53%
1988 $36.78B 9.85%
1987 $32.17B 9.35%
1986 $29.78B 9.48%
1985 $30.92B 10.35%
1984 $28.81B 10.32%
1983 $29.29B 10.82%
1982 $28.80B 11.11%
1981 $28.64B 11.51%
1980 $28.95B 12.57%
1979 $21.38B 10.96%
1978 $15.94B 9.22%
1977 $13.18B 8.47%
1976 $12.01B 8.74%
1975 $12.14B 8.89%
1974 $10.33B 8.16%
1973 $6.89B 6.71%
1972 $5.23B 5.44%
1971 $5.67B 5.73%
1970 $5.44B 5.74%
1969 $4.96B 5.77%
1968 $5.04B 6.55%
1967 $5.56B 7.59%
1966 $5.39B 8.16%
1965 $5.57B 7.53%
1964 $5.29B 7.76%
1963 $4.70B 7.84%
1962 $4.20B 7.74%
1961 $3.87B 7.67%
1960 $4.02B 8.26%