India 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.
  • India imports for 2021 was $725.55B, a 42.42% increase from 2020.
  • India imports for 2020 was $509.43B, a 15.42% decline from 2019.
  • India imports for 2019 was $602.31B, a 5.93% decline from 2018.
  • India imports for 2018 was $640.30B, a 10.01% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
India $725.55B
Indonesia $223.72B
Philippines $148.80B
Ukraine $83.78B
Egypt $81.94B
Bangladesh $71.02B
Pakistan $69.04B
Morocco $62.01B
Uzbekistan $27.79B
Tunisia $23.78B
Kenya $22.18B
Ghana $22.13B
Sri Lanka $21.39B
Cambodia $18.23B
Honduras $17.64B
Myanmar $16.16B
El Salvador $15.75B
Bolivia $12.61B
Georgia $10.96B
Angola $10.92B
West Bank and Gaza $10.24B
Mongolia $9.11B
Cameroon $8.88B
Nicaragua $8.32B
Moldova $7.93B
Zambia $7.64B
Kosovo $6.13B
Kyrgyz Republic $5.90B
Cabo Verde $1.12B
Sudan $0.64B
Micronesia $0.29B
India Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $725.55B 22.86%
2020 $509.43B 19.10%
2019 $602.31B 21.27%
2018 $640.30B 23.69%
2017 $582.02B 21.95%
2016 $480.17B 20.92%
2015 $465.10B 22.11%
2014 $529.24B 25.95%
2013 $527.56B 28.41%
2012 $571.31B 31.26%
2011 $566.67B 31.08%
2010 $449.97B 26.85%
2009 $347.18B 25.87%
2008 $350.93B 29.27%
2007 $302.80B 24.89%
2006 $229.96B 24.46%
2005 $183.74B 22.40%
2004 $139.31B 19.64%
2003 $95.07B 15.64%
2002 $78.50B 15.24%
2001 $65.22B 13.43%
2000 $65.12B 13.90%
1999 $61.31B 13.36%
1998 $53.43B 12.68%
1997 $49.61B 11.93%
1996 $45.36B 11.54%
1995 $43.32B 12.02%
1994 $33.35B 10.19%
1993 $27.42B 9.82%
1992 $27.64B 9.59%
1991 $22.94B 8.49%
1990 $27.13B 8.45%
1989 $24.13B 8.15%
1988 $22.11B 7.46%
1987 $19.48B 6.98%
1986 $17.49B 7.02%
1985 $17.78B 7.65%
1984 $16.39B 7.73%
1983 $17.14B 7.85%
1982 $16.34B 8.14%
1981 $16.58B 8.57%
1980 $17.23B 9.25%
1979 $12.50B 8.17%
1978 $9.05B 6.59%
1977 $7.61B 6.26%
1976 $6.28B 6.11%
1975 $6.55B 6.65%
1974 $5.99B 6.02%
1973 $4.04B 4.72%
1972 $2.65B 3.71%
1971 $2.70B 4.00%
1970 $2.42B 3.88%
1969 $2.36B 4.03%
1968 $2.62B 4.94%
1967 $2.98B 5.95%
1966 $3.06B 6.67%
1965 $3.10B 5.21%
1964 $3.21B 5.69%
1963 $2.86B 5.91%
1962 $2.54B 6.03%
1961 $2.34B 5.96%
1960 $2.53B 6.83%