U.S. Imports 1970-2024

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.
  • U.S. imports for 2021 was $3,401.36B, a 22.52% increase from 2020.
  • U.S. imports for 2020 was $2,776.12B, a 10.94% decline from 2019.
  • U.S. imports for 2019 was $3,117.24B, a 0.44% decline from 2018.
  • U.S. imports for 2018 was $3,131.17B, a 7.05% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
United States $3,401.36B
Germany $1,776.91B
United Kingdom $938.46B
Japan $937.98B
France $928.51B
Netherlands $736.54B
Hong Kong $732.18B
South Korea $696.44B
Italy $643.09B
Singapore $631.62B
Canada $619.57B
Belgium $509.81B
Ireland $479.13B
Spain $477.43B
Switzerland $476.22B
Poland $370.53B
Australia $276.30B
Sweden $266.43B
Austria $265.75B
Saudi Arabia $213.02B
Denmark $209.20B
Czech Republic $196.60B
Luxembourg $151.08B
Hungary $145.72B
Norway $141.25B
Israel $124.59B
Finland $116.96B
Portugal $112.99B
Slovak Republic $109.60B
Greece $104.40B
Chile $103.70B
Argentina $72.82B
New Zealand $66.57B
Qatar $61.33B
Lithuania $50.48B
Slovenia $47.73B
Puerto Rico $45.05B
Oman $36.50B
Croatia $36.31B
Estonia $29.26B
Bahrain $27.58B
Malta $27.21B
Latvia $26.66B
Cyprus $23.78B
Macao $22.89B
Uruguay $14.70B
Iceland $10.07B
Brunei $9.38B
Bahamas $4.49B
Guam $3.67B
San Marino $2.93B
Aruba $2.13B
Barbados $1.96B
Faroe Islands $1.91B
Bermuda $1.71B
Greenland $1.61B
Seychelles $1.60B
U.S. Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $3,401.36B 14.59%
2020 $2,776.12B 13.18%
2019 $3,117.24B 14.58%
2018 $3,131.17B 15.25%
2017 $2,924.99B 15.02%
2016 $2,738.36B 14.65%
2015 $2,794.85B 15.35%
2014 $2,887.45B 16.45%
2013 $2,766.38B 16.42%
2012 $2,769.32B 17.04%
2011 $2,695.48B 17.28%
2010 $2,389.56B 15.88%
2009 $2,001.93B 13.83%
2008 $2,576.15B 17.44%
2007 $2,395.23B 16.55%
2006 $2,256.62B 16.33%
2005 $2,041.48B 15.66%
2004 $1,810.50B 14.82%
2003 $1,557.12B 13.59%
2002 $1,437.72B 13.16%
2001 $1,403.56B 13.26%
2000 $1,477.18B 14.41%
1999 $1,252.46B 13.00%
1998 $1,115.69B 12.31%
1997 $1,055.77B 12.31%
1996 $963.97B 11.94%
1995 $902.57B 11.81%
1994 $813.42B 11.16%
1993 $719.97B 10.50%
1992 $667.79B 10.24%
1991 $623.54B 10.13%
1990 $629.73B 10.56%
1989 $591.03B 10.48%
1988 $553.99B 10.58%
1987 $508.71B 10.48%
1986 $452.87B 9.89%
1985 $417.23B 9.62%
1984 $405.11B 10.03%
1983 $328.64B 9.04%
1982 $303.18B 9.07%
1981 $317.76B 9.91%
1980 $293.83B 10.28%
1979 $252.67B 9.62%
1978 $212.25B 9.03%
1977 $182.44B 8.76%
1976 $151.15B 8.07%
1975 $122.73B 7.28%
1974 $127.47B 8.25%
1973 $91.16B 6.40%
1972 $74.22B 5.80%
1971 $62.34B 5.35%
1970 $55.76B 5.20%