U.S. 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.
  • U.S. imports for 2019 was $3,125.22B, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • U.S. imports for 2018 was $3,138.16B, a 7.1% increase from 2017.
  • U.S. imports for 2017 was $2,930.09B, a 6.95% increase from 2016.
  • U.S. imports for 2016 was $2,739.69B, a 1.89% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
United States $3,125.22B
Germany $1,586.78B
United Kingdom $924.69B
France $889.36B
Netherlands $661.22B
Hong Kong $642.79B
South Korea $610.10B
Canada $578.79B
Italy $570.07B
Singapore $541.84B
Spain $444.29B
Ireland $436.97B
Belgium $432.98B
Switzerland $375.48B
Poland $302.87B
Australia $301.65B
UAE $288.40B
Austria $232.35B
Sweden $230.75B
Saudi Arabia $218.94B
Denmark $178.45B
Czech Republic $171.38B
Norway $141.96B
Hungary $129.25B
Luxembourg $122.84B
Israel $108.32B
Finland $107.35B
Portugal $103.34B
Slovak Republic $96.72B
Chile $80.64B
Greece $78.06B
Argentina $67.65B
Qatar $66.77B
Slovenia $40.78B
Lithuania $39.46B
Oman $35.30B
Croatia $31.72B
Panama $29.07B
Estonia $21.68B
Latvia $20.79B
Malta $19.47B
Cyprus $18.20B
Macao $18.01B
Uruguay $10.82B
Iceland $9.82B
Brunei $6.81B
Bahamas $4.98B
Barbados $2.17B
Bermuda $1.92B
Seychelles $1.57B
U.S. Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $3,125.22B 14.58%
2018 $3,138.16B 15.25%
2017 $2,930.09B 15.01%
2016 $2,739.69B 14.64%
2015 $2,792.43B 15.32%
2014 $2,879.36B 16.43%
2013 $2,764.21B 16.47%
2012 $2,759.85B 17.04%
2011 $2,682.46B 17.26%
2010 $2,360.18B 15.74%
2009 $1,978.45B 13.69%
2008 $2,560.14B 17.40%
2007 $2,379.28B 16.46%
2006 $2,243.54B 16.24%
2005 $2,026.42B 15.54%
2004 $1,796.71B 14.71%
2003 $1,539.30B 13.43%
2002 $1,424.14B 13.02%
2001 $1,392.57B 13.16%
2000 $1,471.31B 14.35%
1999 $1,248.61B 12.97%
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%