U.S. Imports 1970-2022

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.
  • U.S. imports for 2020 was $2,774.60B, a 10.96% decline from 2019.
  • U.S. imports for 2019 was $3,115.99B, a 0.44% decline from 2018.
  • U.S. imports for 2018 was $3,129.70B, a 7.05% increase from 2017.
  • U.S. imports for 2017 was $2,923.69B, a 6.77% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
United States $2,774.60B
Germany $1,449.78B
Japan $796.34B
France $786.30B
United Kingdom $773.77B
Netherlands $616.38B
Hong Kong $601.50B
South Korea $536.73B
Singapore $517.98B
Canada $516.98B
Italy $489.61B
Ireland $463.53B
Belgium $410.22B
Switzerland $402.81B
Spain $373.52B
Poland $294.68B
Australia $266.31B
UAE $246.89B
Sweden $216.29B
Austria $210.41B
Saudi Arabia $182.13B
Denmark $172.45B
Czech Republic $157.41B
Luxembourg $125.88B
Hungary $120.58B
Norway $119.83B
Finland $96.56B
Israel $95.19B
Portugal $89.46B
Slovak Republic $88.88B
Greece $74.78B
Chile $68.16B
Qatar $59.06B
Argentina $52.81B
New Zealand $47.23B
Slovenia $36.79B
Lithuania $36.31B
Croatia $27.91B
Oman $27.22B
Bahrain $23.30B
Estonia $21.67B
Malta $20.38B
Latvia $19.94B
Cyprus $19.34B
Panama $18.61B
Macao $15.22B
Uruguay $11.11B
Iceland $7.59B
Brunei $6.36B
Guam $3.38B
Bahamas $3.31B
Virgin Islands (U.S.) $3.21B
Cayman Islands $2.59B
San Marino $2.17B
Aruba $1.82B
Barbados $1.72B
Faroe Islands $1.60B
Bermuda $1.52B
Greenland $1.50B
Seychelles $1.20B
Antigua and Barbuda $0.66B
U.S. Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $2,774.60B 13.28%
2019 $3,115.99B 14.58%
2018 $3,129.70B 15.25%
2017 $2,923.69B 15.01%
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%