Economy > Imports > Commodities: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry provides a listing of the highest-valued imported products; it sometimes includes the percent of total dollar value..

AfghanistanAfghanistan machinery and other capital goods, food, textiles, petroleum products
AlbaniaAlbania machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, chemicals
AlgeriaAlgeria capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
American SamoaAmerican Samoa raw materials for canneries, food, petroleum products, machinery and parts
AndorraAndorra consumer goods, food, electricity
AngolaAngola machinery and electrical equipment, vehicles and spare parts; medicines, food, textiles, military goods
AnguillaAnguilla fuels, foodstuffs, manufactures, chemicals, trucks, textiles
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ food and live animals, machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, oil
ArgentinaArgentina machinery, motor vehicles, petroleum and natural gas, organic chemicals, plastics
ArmeniaArmenia natural gas, petroleum, tobacco products, foodstuffs, diamonds
ArubaAruba machinery and electrical equipment, crude oil for refining and reexport, chemicals; foodstuffs
AustraliaAustralia machinery and transport equipment, computers and office machines, telecommunication equipment and parts; crude oil and petroleum products
AustriaAustria machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, metal goods, oil and oil products; foodstuffs
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan machinery and equipment, oil products, foodstuffs, metals, chemicals
BahrainBahrain crude oil, machinery, chemicals
BangladeshBangladesh machinery and equipment, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, foodstuffs, petroleum products, cement
BarbadosBarbados consumer goods, machinery, foodstuffs, construction materials, chemicals, fuel, electrical components
BelarusBelarus mineral products, machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs, metals
BelgiumBelgium raw materials, machinery and equipment, chemicals, raw diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment, oil products
BelizeBelize machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods; fuels, chemicals, pharmaceuticals; food, beverages, tobacco
BeninBenin foodstuffs, capital goods, petroleum products
BermudaBermuda clothing, fuels, machinery and transport equipment, construction materials, chemicals, food and live animals
BhutanBhutan fuel and lubricants, passenger cars, machinery and parts, fabrics, rice
BoliviaBolivia petroleum products, plastics, paper, aircraft and aircraft parts, prepared foods, automobiles, insecticides
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs
BotswanaBotswana foodstuffs, machinery, electrical goods, transport equipment, textiles, fuel and petroleum products, wood and paper products, metal and metal products
BrazilBrazil machinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronics
British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. building materials, automobiles, foodstuffs, machinery
BruneiBrunei iron and steel, motor vehicles, machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, chemicals
BulgariaBulgaria machinery and equipment; metals and ores; chemicals and plastics; fuels, minerals, and raw materials
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso capital goods, foodstuffs, petroleum
BurmaBurma fabric, petroleum products, fertilizer, plastics, machinery, transport equipment; cement, construction materials, crude oil; food products, edible oil
BurundiBurundi capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs
CambodiaCambodia petroleum products, cigarettes, gold, construction materials, machinery, motor vehicles, pharmaceutical products
CameroonCameroon machinery, electrical equipment, transport equipment, fuel, food
CanadaCanada machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, crude oil, chemicals, electricity, durable consumer goods
Cape VerdeCape Verde foodstuffs, industrial products, transport equipment, fuels
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands foodstuffs, manufactured goods, fuels
Central African RepublicCentral Africa food, textiles, petroleum products, machinery, electrical equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals
ChadChad machinery and transportation equipment, industrial goods, foodstuffs, textiles
ChileChile petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, electrical and telecommunications equipment, industrial machinery, vehicles, natural gas
ChinaChina electrical and other machinery, oil and mineral fuels, optical and medical equipment, metal ores, motor vehicles
Christmas IslandXmas Island consumer goods
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands foodstuffs
ColombiaColombia industrial equipment, transportation equipment, consumer goods, chemicals, paper products, fuels, electricity
ComorosComoros rice and other foodstuffs, consumer goods, petroleum products, cement, transport equipment
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the capital equipment, construction materials, foodstuffs
Cook IslandsCook Islands foodstuffs, textiles, fuels, timber, capital goods
Costa RicaCosta Rica raw materials, consumer goods, capital equipment, petroleum, construction materials
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire fuel, capital equipment, foodstuffs
CroatiaCroatia machinery, transport and electrical equipment; chemicals, fuels and lubricants; foodstuffs
CubaCuba petroleum, food, machinery and equipment, chemicals
CyprusCyprus consumer goods, petroleum and lubricants, machinery, transport equipment
Czech RepublicCzech Republic machinery and transport equipment, raw materials and fuels, chemicals
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. foodstuffs, mining and other machinery, transport equipment, fuels
DenmarkDenmark machinery and equipment, raw materials and semimanufactures for industry, chemicals, grain and foodstuffs, consumer goods
DjiboutiDjibouti foods, beverages, transport equipment, chemicals, petroleum products
DominicaDominica manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, food, chemicals
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. foodstuffs, petroleum, cotton and fabrics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals
East TimorEast Timor food, gasoline, kerosene, machinery
EcuadorEcuador industrial materials, fuels and lubricants, nondurable consumer goods
EgyptEgypt machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels
El SalvadorEl Salvador raw materials, consumer goods, capital goods, fuels, foodstuffs, petroleum, electricity
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea petroleum sector equipment, other equipment, construction materials, vehicles
EritreaEritrea machinery, petroleum products, food, manufactured goods
EstoniaEstonia machinery and electrical equipment, mineral fuels, chemical products, foodstuffs, plastics, textiles
EthiopiaEthiopia food and live animals, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery, motor vehicles, cereals, textiles
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands fuel, food and drink, building materials, clothing
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands goods for household consumption 24%, machinery and transport equipment 23.5%, fuels 21.4%, raw materials and semi-manufactures, salt
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia food, manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, beverages
FijiFiji manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products, food, chemicals
FinlandFinland foodstuffs, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, transport equipment, iron and steel, machinery, computers, electronic industry products, textile yarn and fabrics, grains
FranceFrance machinery and equipment, vehicles, crude oil, aircraft, plastics, chemicals
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia fuels, foodstuffs, machinery and equipment
GabonGabon machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, construction materials
Gaza StripGaza Strip food, consumer goods
GeorgiaGeorgia fuels, vehicles, machinery and parts, grain and other foods, pharmaceuticals
GermanyGermany machinery, data processing equipment, vehicles, chemicals, oil and gas, metals, electric equipment, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, agricultural products
GhanaGhana capital equipment, petroleum, foodstuffs
GibraltarGibraltar fuels, manufactured goods, foodstuffs
GreeceGreece machinery, transport equipment, fuels, chemicals
GreenlandGreenland machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, petroleum products
GrenadaGrenada food, manufactured goods, machinery, chemicals, fuel
GuamGuam petroleum and petroleum products, food, manufactured goods
GuatemalaGuatemala fuels, machinery and transport equipment, construction materials, grain, fertilizers, electricity, mineral products, chemical products, plastic materials and products
GuernseyGuernsey coal, gasoline, oil, machinery and equipment
GuineaGuinea petroleum products, metals, machinery, transport equipment, textiles, grain and other foodstuffs
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau foodstuffs, machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products
GuyanaGuyana manufactures, machinery, petroleum, food
HaitiHaiti food, manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, fuels, raw materials
HondurasHonduras machinery and transport equipment, industrial raw materials, chemical products, fuels, foodstuffs
Hong KongHong Kong raw materials and semi-manufactures, consumer goods, capital goods, foodstuffs, fuel (most is reexported)
HungaryHungary machinery and equipment 45.4%, other manufactures 34.3%, fuels and electricity 12.6%, food products 5.3%, raw materials 2.5%
IcelandIceland machinery and equipment, petroleum products, foodstuffs, textiles
IndiaIndia crude oil, precious stones, machinery, fertilizer, iron and steel, chemicals
IndonesiaIndonesia machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs
IranIran industrial supplies, capital goods, foodstuffs and other consumer goods, technical services
IraqIraq food, medicine, manufactures
IrelandIreland data processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothing
Isle of ManIsle of Man timber, fertilizers, fish
IsraelIsrael raw materials, military equipment, investment goods, rough diamonds, fuels, grain, consumer goods
ItalyItaly engineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textiles and clothing; food, beverages, and tobacco
JamaicaJamaica food and other consumer goods, industrial supplies, fuel, parts and accessories of capital goods, machinery and transport equipment, construction materials
JapanJapan petroleum 15.5%; liquid natural gas 5.7%; clothing 3.9%; semiconductors 3.5%; coal 3.5%; audio and visual apparatus 2.7%
JerseyJersey machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, foodstuffs, mineral fuels, chemicals
JordanJordan crude oil, machinery, transport equipment, iron, cereals
KazakhstanKazakhstan machinery and equipment, metal products, foodstuffs
KenyaKenya machinery and transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles, iron and steel, resins and plastics
KiribatiKiribati foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, miscellaneous manufactured goods, fuel
KosovoKosovo foodstuffs, livestock, wood, petroleum, chemicals, machinery, minerals, textiles, stone, ceramic and glass products, electrical equipment
KuwaitKuwait food, construction materials, vehicles and parts, clothing
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan oil and gas, machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs
LaosLaos machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, consumer goods
LatviaLatvia machinery and equipment, consumer goods, chemicals, fuels, vehicles
LebanonLebanon petroleum products, cars, medicinal products, clothing, meat and live animals, consumer goods, paper, textile fabrics, tobacco, electrical machinery and equipment, chemicals
LesothoLesotho food; building materials, vehicles, machinery, medicines, petroleum products
LiberiaLiberia fuels, chemicals, machinery, transportation equipment, manufactured goods; foodstuffs
LibyaLibya machinery, semi-finished goods, food, transport equipment, consumer products
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein agricultural products, raw materials, energy products, machinery, metal goods, textiles, foodstuffs, motor vehicles
LithuaniaLithuania mineral products, machinery and equipment, transport equipment, chemicals, textiles and clothing, metals
LuxembourgLuxembourg minerals, metals, foodstuffs, quality consumer goods
MacauMacau raw materials and semi-manufactured goods, consumer goods (foodstuffs, beverages, tobacco), capital goods, mineral fuels and oils
MadagascarMadagascar capital goods, petroleum, consumer goods, food
MalawiMalawi food, petroleum products, semi-manufactures, consumer goods, transportation equipment
MalaysiaMalaysia electronics, machinery, petroleum products, plastics, vehicles, iron and steel products, chemicals
MaldivesMaldives petroleum products, clothing, intermediate and capital goods
MaliMali petroleum, machinery and equipment, construction materials, foodstuffs, textiles
MaltaMalta mineral fuels, oils and products; electrical machinery; aircraft/spacecraft and parts thereof; machinery and mechanical appliances; plastic and other semi-manufactured goods; vehicles and parts thereof
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, fuels, beverages, tobacco
MauritaniaMauritania machinery and equipment, petroleum products, capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
MauritiusMauritius manufactured goods, capital equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals
MayotteMayotte food, machinery and equipment, transportation equipment, metals, chemicals
MexicoMexico metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, electrical equipment, car parts for assembly, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts
MoldovaMoldova mineral products and fuel, machinery and equipment, chemicals, textiles
MongoliaMongolia machinery and equipment, fuel, cars, food products, industrial consumer goods, chemicals, building materials, cigarettes and tobacco, appliances, soap and detergent
MontserratMontserrat machinery and transportation equipment, foodstuffs, manufactured goods, fuels, lubricants, and related materials
MoroccoMorocco crude petroleum, textile fabric, telecommunications equipment, wheat, gas and electricity, transistors, plastics
MozambiqueMozambique machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, chemicals, metal products, foodstuffs, textiles
NamibiaNamibia foodstuffs; petroleum products and fuel, machinery and equipment, chemicals
NauruNauru food, fuel, manufactures, building materials, machinery
NepalNepal petroleum products, machinery and equipment, gold, electrical goods, medicine
NetherlandsNetherlands machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs, clothing
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia machinery and equipment, fuels, chemicals, foodstuffs
New ZealandNew Zealand machinery and equipment, vehicles, aircraft, petroleum, electronics, textiles, plastics
NicaraguaNicaragua consumer goods, machinery and equipment, raw materials, petroleum products
NigerNiger foodstuffs, machinery, vehicles and parts, petroleum, cereals
NigeriaNigeria machinery, chemicals, transport equipment, manufactured goods, food and live animals
NiueNiue food, live animals, manufactured goods, machinery, fuels, lubricants, chemicals, drugs
North KoreaNorth Korea petroleum, coking coal, machinery and equipment, textiles, grain
Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana food, construction equipment and materials, petroleum products
NorwayNorway machinery and equipment, chemicals, metals, foodstuffs
OmanOman machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, livestock, lubricants
PakistanPakistan petroleum, petroleum products, machinery, plastics, transportation equipment, edible oils, paper and paperboard, iron and steel, tea
PalauPalau machinery and equipment, fuels, metals; foodstuffs
PanamaPanama fuel products, medicines, vehicles, iron and steel rods, cellular phones
Papua New GuineaPapua NG machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, fuels, chemicals
ParaguayParaguay road vehicles, consumer goods, tobacco, petroleum products, electrical machinery, tractors, chemicals, vehicle parts
PeruPeru petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, plastics, machinery, vehicles, color TV sets, power shovels, front-end loaders, telephones and telecommunication equipment, iron and steel, wheat, corn, soybean products, paper, cotton, vaccines and medicines
PhilippinesPhilippines electronic products, mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment, iron and steel, textile fabrics, grains, chemicals, plastic
Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn fuel oil, machinery, building materials, flour, sugar, other foodstuffs
PolandPoland machinery and transport equipment 38%, intermediate manufactured goods 21%, chemicals 15%, minerals, fuels, lubricants, and related materials 9%
PortugalPortugal agricultural products, chemical products, vehicles and other transport material, optical and precision instruments, computer accessories and parts, semi-conductors and related devices, oil products, base metals, food products, textile materials
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico chemicals, machinery and equipment, clothing, food, fish, petroleum products
QatarQatar machinery and transport equipment, food, chemicals
Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. machinery and equipment, automobiles, chemicals, fuels, food products
RomaniaRomania machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels and minerals, metals, textile and products, agricultural products
RussiaRussia machinery, vehicles, pharmaceutical products, plastic, semi-finished metal products, meat, fruits and nuts, optical and medical instruments, iron, steel
RwandaRwanda foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, steel, petroleum products, cement and construction material
Saint HelenaSaint Helena food, beverages, tobacco, fuel oils, animal feed, building materials, motor vehicles and parts, machinery and parts
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha food, beverages, tobacco, fuel oils, animal feed, building materials, motor vehicles and parts, machinery and parts
Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ machinery, manufactures, food, fuels
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia food 23%, manufactured goods 21%, machinery and transportation equipment 19%, chemicals, fuels
Saint MartinSaint Martin crude petroleum, food, manufactured items
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ meat, clothing, fuel, electrical equipment, machinery, building materials
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, chemicals and fertilizers, minerals and fuels
SamoaSamoa machinery and equipment, industrial supplies, foodstuffs
San MarinoSan Marino wide variety of consumer manufactures, food, energy
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ machinery and electrical equipment, food products, petroleum products
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, motor vehicles, textiles
SenegalSenegal food and beverages, capital goods, fuels
SeychellesSeychelles machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals, other manufactured goods
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, fuels and lubricants, chemicals
SingaporeSingapore machinery and equipment, mineral fuels, chemicals, foodstuffs, consumer goods
SlovakiaSlovakia machinery and transport equipment 31%, mineral products 13%, vehicles 12%, base metals 9%, chemicals 8%, plastics 6%
SloveniaSlovenia machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels and lubricants, food
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands food, plant and equipment, manufactured goods, fuels, chemicals
SomaliaSomalia manufactures, petroleum products, foodstuffs, construction materials, qat
South AfricaSouth Africa machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum products, scientific instruments, foodstuffs
South KoreaSouth Korea machinery, electronics and electronic equipment, oil, steel, transport equipment, organic chemicals, plastics
SpainSpain machinery and equipment, fuels, chemicals, semifinished goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods, measuring and medical control instruments
Sri LankaSri Lanka petroleum, textiles, machinery and transportation equipment, building materials, mineral products, foodstuffs
SudanSudan foodstuffs, manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines and chemicals, textiles, wheat
SurinameSuriname capital equipment, petroleum, foodstuffs, cotton, consumer goods
SwazilandSwaziland motor vehicles, machinery, transport equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals
SwedenSweden machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs, clothing
SwitzerlandSwitzerland machinery, chemicals, vehicles, metals; agricultural products, textiles
SyriaSyria machinery and transport equipment, electric power machinery, food and livestock, metal and metal products, chemicals and chemical products, plastics, yarn, paper
TaiwanTaiwan electronics, machinery, crude petroleum, precision instruments, organic chemicals, metals
TajikistanTajikistan petroleum products, aluminum oxide, machinery and equipment, foodstuffs
TanzaniaTanzania consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, industrial raw materials, crude oil
ThailandThailand capital goods, intermediate goods and raw materials, consumer goods, fuels
The BahamasThe Bahamas machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, mineral fuels; food and live animals
The GambiaThe Gambia foodstuffs, manufactures, fuel, machinery and transport equipment
TogoTogo machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products
TokelauTokelau foodstuffs, building materials, fuel
TongaTonga foodstuffs, machinery and transport equipment, fuels, chemicals
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ mineral fuels, lubricants, machinery, transportation equipment, manufactured goods, food, chemicals, live animals
TunisiaTunisia textiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs
TurkeyTurkey machinery, chemicals, semi-finished goods, fuels, transport equipment
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ food and beverages, tobacco, clothing, manufactures, construction materials
TuvaluTuvalu food, animals, mineral fuels, machinery, manufactured goods
UgandaUganda capital equipment, vehicles, petroleum, medical supplies; cereals
UkraineUkraine energy, machinery and equipment, chemicals
United Arab EmiratesUAE machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food
United KingdomUnited Kingdom manufactured goods, machinery, fuels; foodstuffs
United StatesUnited States agricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9% (crude oil 8.2%), capital goods 30.4% (computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture, toys)
UruguayUruguay refined oil, crude oil, passenger and other transportation vehicles, vehicle parts, cellular phones
UzbekistanUzbekistan machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, ferrous and nonferrous metals
VanuatuVanuatu machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, fuels
VenezuelaVenezuela agricultural products, livestock, raw materials, machinery and equipment, transport equipment, construction materials, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, iron and steel products
VietnamVietnam machinery and equipment, petroleum products, steel products, raw materials for the clothing and shoe industries, electronics, plastics, automobiles
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands crude oil, foodstuffs, consumer goods, building materials
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ chemicals, machinery, consumer goods
West BankWest Bank food, consumer goods, construction materials, petroleum, chemicals
Western SaharaWestern Sahara fuel for fishing fleet, foodstuffs
YemenYemen food and live animals, machinery and equipment, chemicals
ZambiaZambia machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, electricity, fertilizer, foodstuffs, clothing
ZimbabweZimbabwe machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels, food products


"All countries compared for Economy > Imports > Commodities", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Imports/Commodities

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