South Asia Imports 1960-2020

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 2019 was $786.69B, a 4.08% decline from 2018.
  • South Asia imports for 2018 was $820.12B, a 11.57% increase from 2017.
  • South Asia imports for 2017 was $735.04B, a 19.35% increase from 2016.
  • South Asia imports for 2016 was $615.88B, a 1.97% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,266.40B
OECD members $14,834.76B
European Union $7,090.65B
East Asia & Pacific $7,062.42B
Euro Area $5,907.93B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,487.80B
South Asia $786.69B
Sub-Saharan Africa $459.71B
South Asia Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $786.69B 21.82%
2018 $820.12B 23.76%
2017 $735.04B 21.96%
2016 $615.88B 21.03%
2015 $603.99B 22.33%
2014 $662.42B 25.61%
2013 $656.36B 27.82%
2012 $695.49B 30.26%
2011 $681.84B 29.96%
2010 $538.99B 26.05%
2009 $426.48B 25.35%
2008 $440.14B 28.78%
2007 $373.14B 24.79%
2006 $294.00B 24.56%
2005 $235.13B 22.38%
2004 $177.91B 19.53%
2003 $129.76B 16.34%
2002 $108.90B 15.98%
2001 $97.04B 14.78%
2000 $96.41B 15.10%
1999 $90.19B 14.82%
1998 $81.97B 14.30%
1997 $79.85B 14.04%
1996 $75.37B 13.82%
1995 $70.24B 14.12%
1994 $55.37B 12.40%
1993 $49.94B 12.37%
1992 $47.15B 11.83%
1991 $40.19B 10.66%
1990 $43.82B 10.81%
1989 $39.91B 10.53%
1988 $36.74B 9.85%
1987 $32.14B 9.35%
1986 $29.75B 9.48%
1985 $30.89B 10.35%
1984 $28.78B 10.32%
1983 $29.26B 10.82%
1982 $28.77B 11.11%
1981 $28.61B 11.51%
1980 $28.92B 12.57%
1979 $21.36B 10.96%
1978 $15.93B 9.22%
1977 $13.17B 8.47%
1976 $12.00B 8.74%
1975 $12.13B 8.89%
1974 $10.32B 8.16%
1973 $6.89B 6.71%
1972 $5.23B 5.44%
1971 $5.67B 5.73%
1970 $5.43B 5.74%
1969 $4.96B 5.77%
1968 $5.04B 6.55%
1967 $5.55B 7.59%
1966 $5.39B 8.16%
1965 $5.56B 7.53%
1964 $5.28B 7.76%
1963 $4.69B 7.84%
1962 $4.19B 7.74%
1961 $3.94B 7.67%
1960 $3.94B 8.26%