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Economy > Trade > Imports > Commodities: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: A rank ordering of imported products starting with the most important; it sometimes includes the percent of total dollar value.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan machinery and other capital goods, food, textiles, petroleum products
Albania machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, chemicals
Algeria capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
American Samoa raw materials for canneries 56%, food, petroleum products, machinery and parts
Andorra consumer goods, food, electricity
Angola machinery and electrical equipment, vehicles and spare parts; medicines, food, textiles, military goods
Anguilla fuels, foodstuffs, manufactures, chemicals, trucks, textiles
Antigua and Barbuda food and live animals, machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, oil
Argentina motor vehicles, petroleum and natural gas, organic chemicals, plastics
Armenia natural gas, petroleum, tobacco products, foodstuffs, diamonds
Aruba machinery and electrical equipment, crude oil for refining and reexport, chemicals; foodstuffs
Australia machinery and transport equipment, computers and office machines, telecommunication equipment and parts; crude oil and petroleum products
Austria machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, metal goods, oil and oil products; foodstuffs
Azerbaijan machinery and equipment, oil products, foodstuffs, metals, chemicals
Bahrain crude oil, machinery, chemicals
Bangladesh machinery and equipment, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, foodstuffs, petroleum products, cement
Barbados consumer goods, machinery, foodstuffs, construction materials, chemicals, fuel, electrical components
Belarus mineral products, machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs, metals
Belgium raw materials, machinery and equipment, chemicals, raw diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment, oil products
Belize machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods; fuels, chemicals, pharmaceuticals; food, beverages, tobacco
Benin capital goods, petroleum products
Bermuda fuels, machinery and transport equipment, construction materials, chemicals, food and live animals
Bhutan fuel and lubricants, grain, aircraft, machinery and parts, vehicles, fabrics, rice
Bolivia petroleum products, plastics, paper, aircraft and aircraft parts, prepared foods, automobiles, insecticides, soybeans
Bosnia and Herzegovina machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs
Botswana machinery, electrical goods, transport equipment, textiles, fuel and petroleum products, wood and paper products, metal and metal products
Brazil electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronics
British Virgin Islands building materials, automobiles, foodstuffs, machinery
Brunei machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, chemicals
Bulgaria machinery and equipment; metals and ores; chemicals and plastics; fuels, minerals, and raw materials
Burkina Faso capital goods, foodstuffs, petroleum
Burma petroleum products, fertilizer, plastics, machinery, transport equipment; cement, construction materials, crude oil; food products, edible oil
Burundi capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs
Cambodia petroleum products, cigarettes, gold, construction materials, machinery, motor vehicles, pharmaceutical products
Cameroon electrical equipment, transport equipment, fuel, food
Canada machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, crude oil, chemicals, electricity, durable consumer goods
Cape Verde industrial products, transport equipment, fuels
Cayman Islands foodstuffs, manufactured goods
Central African Republic textiles, petroleum products, machinery, electrical equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals
Chad machinery and transportation equipment, industrial goods, foodstuffs, textiles
Chile petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, electrical and telecommunications equipment, industrial machinery, vehicles, natural gas
China electrical and other machinery, oil and mineral fuels, optical and medical equipment, metal ores, plastics, organic chemicals
Christmas Island consumer goods
Cocos (Keeling) Islands foodstuffs
Colombia industrial equipment, transportation equipment, consumer goods, chemicals, paper products, fuels, electricity
Comoros rice and other foodstuffs, consumer goods, petroleum products, cement, transport equipment
Congo, Republic of the capital equipment, construction materials, foodstuffs
Cook Islands foodstuffs, textiles, fuels, timber, capital goods
Costa Rica raw materials, consumer goods, capital equipment, petroleum, construction materials
Cote d'Ivoire capital equipment, foodstuffs
Croatia transport and electrical equipment; chemicals, fuels and lubricants; foodstuffs
Cuba food, machinery and equipment, chemicals
Cyprus consumer goods, petroleum and lubricants, intermediate goods, machinery, transport equipment
Czech Republic machinery and transport equipment, raw materials and fuels, chemicals
Democratic Republic of the Congo mining and other machinery, transport equipment, fuels
Denmark machinery and equipment, raw materials and semimanufactures for industry, chemicals, grain and foodstuffs, consumer goods
Djibouti beverages, transport equipment, chemicals, petroleum products
Dominica manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, food, chemicals
Dominican Republic petroleum, cotton and fabrics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals
East Timor gasoline, kerosene, machinery
Ecuador industrial materials, fuels and lubricants, nondurable consumer goods
Egypt machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels
El Salvador raw materials, consumer goods, capital goods, fuels, foodstuffs, petroleum, electricity
Equatorial Guinea petroleum sector equipment, other equipment
Eritrea petroleum products, food, manufactured goods
Estonia machinery and electrical equipment 22%, mineral fuels 18%, chemical products 3%, foodstuffs 6%, plastics 6%, textiles 5%
Ethiopia food and live animals, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery, motor vehicles, cereals, textiles
European Union vehicles, aircraft, plastics, crude oil, chemicals, textiles, metals, foodstuffs, clothing
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) fuel, food and drink, building materials, clothing
Faroe Islands consumer goods 36%, raw materials and semi-manufactures 32%, machinery and transport equipment 29%, fuels, fish, salt
Federated States of Micronesia manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, beverages
Fiji manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products, food, chemicals
Finland petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, transport equipment, iron and steel, machinery, textile yarn and fabrics, grains
France machinery and equipment, vehicles, crude oil, aircraft, plastics, chemicals
French Polynesia fuels, foodstuffs, machinery and equipment
Gabon machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, construction materials
Gaza Strip food, consumer goods, construction materials
Georgia vehicles, machinery and parts, grain and other foods, pharmaceuticals
Germany vehicles, chemicals, foodstuffs, textiles, metals
Ghana capital equipment, petroleum, foodstuffs
Gibraltar manufactured goods, and foodstuffs
Greece transport equipment, fuels, chemicals
Greenland machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, petroleum products
Grenada manufactured goods, machinery, chemicals, fuel
Guam petroleum and petroleum products, food, manufactured goods
Guatemala machinery and transport equipment, construction materials, grain, fertilizers, electricity
Guernsey gasoline, oil, machinery and equipment
Guinea petroleum products, metals, machinery, transport equipment, textiles, grain and other foodstuffs
Guinea-Bissau machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products
Guyana machinery, petroleum, food
Haiti manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, fuels, raw materials
Honduras machinery and transport equipment, industrial raw materials, chemical products, fuels, foodstuffs
Hong Kong raw materials and semi-manufactures, consumer goods, capital goods, foodstuffs, fuel (most is re-exported)
Hungary machinery and equipment 50%, fuels and electricity 11%, food products, raw materials
Iceland machinery and equipment, petroleum products, foodstuffs, textiles
India crude oil, precious stones, machinery, fertilizer, iron and steel, chemicals
Indonesia machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs
Iran industrial raw materials and intermediate goods, capital goods, foodstuffs and other consumer goods, technical services
Iraq medicine, manufactures
Ireland data processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothing
Israel raw materials, military equipment, investment goods, rough diamonds, fuels, grain, consumer goods
Italy engineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textiles and clothing; food, beverages, and tobacco
Jamaica food and other consumer goods, industrial supplies, fuel, parts and accessories of capital goods, machinery and transport equipment, construction materials
Japan machinery and equipment, fuels, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles, raw materials
Jersey machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, foodstuffs, mineral fuels, chemicals
Jordan crude oil, machinery, transport equipment, iron, cereals
Kazakhstan machinery and equipment, metal products, foodstuffs
Kenya machinery and transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles, iron and steel, resins and plastics
Kiribati foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, miscellaneous manufactured goods, fuel
Kuwait construction materials, vehicles and parts, clothing
Kyrgyzstan oil and gas, machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs
Laos machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, consumer goods
Latvia machinery and equipment, consumer goods, chemicals, fuels, vehicles
Lebanon petroleum products, cars, medicinal products, clothing, meat and live animals, consumer goods, paper, textile fabrics, tobacco, electrical machinery and equipment, chemicals
Lesotho food; building materials, vehicles, machinery, medicines, petroleum products
Liberia chemicals, machinery, transportation equipment, manufactured goods; foodstuffs
Libya semi-finished goods, food, transport equipment, consumer products
Liechtenstein agricultural products, raw materials, energy products, machinery, metal goods, textiles, foodstuffs, motor vehicles
Lithuania mineral products, machinery and equipment, transport equipment, chemicals, textiles and clothing, metals
Luxembourg metals, foodstuffs, quality consumer goods
Macau raw materials and semi-manufactured goods, consumer goods (foodstuffs, beverages, tobacco), capital goods, mineral fuels and oils
Madagascar capital goods, petroleum, consumer goods, food
Malawi petroleum products, semimanufactures, consumer goods, transportation equipment
Malaysia machinery, petroleum products, plastics, vehicles, iron and steel products, chemicals
Maldives petroleum products, ships, foodstuffs, clothing, intermediate and capital goods
Mali machinery and equipment, construction materials, foodstuffs, textiles
Malta mineral fuels and oils, electrical machinery, non-electrical machinery, aircraft and other transport equipment, plastic and other semi-manufactured goods; food, drink, tobacco
Marshall Islands foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, fuels, beverages and tobacco
Mauritania machinery and equipment, petroleum products, capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
Mauritius manufactured goods, capital equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals
Mayotte machinery and equipment, transportation equipment, metals, chemicals
Mexico metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, electrical equipment, car parts for assembly, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts
Moldova mineral products and fuel, machinery and equipment, chemicals, textiles
Mongolia machinery and equipment, fuel, cars, food products, industrial consumer goods, chemicals, building materials, sugar, tea
Montserrat machinery and transportation equipment, foodstuffs, manufactured goods, fuels, lubricants, and related materials
Morocco crude petroleum, textile fabric, telecommunications equipment, wheat, gas and electricity, transistors, plastics
Mozambique machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, chemicals, metal products, foodstuffs, textiles
Namibia foodstuffs; petroleum products and fuel, machinery and equipment, chemicals
Nauru food, fuel, manufactures, building materials, machinery
Nepal petroleum products, machinery and equipment, gold, electrical goods, medicine
Netherlands machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs, clothing
Netherlands Antilles crude petroleum, food, manufactures
New Caledonia machinery and equipment, fuels, chemicals, foodstuffs
New Zealand machinery and equipment, vehicles and aircraft, petroleum, electronics, textiles, plastics
Nicaragua consumer goods, machinery and equipment, raw materials, petroleum products
Niger machinery, vehicles and parts, petroleum, cereals
Nigeria chemicals, transport equipment, manufactured goods, food and live animals
Niue food, live animals, manufactured goods, machinery, fuels, lubricants, chemicals, drugs
Norfolk Island NA
North Korea coking coal, machinery and equipment, textiles, grain
Northern Mariana Islands construction equipment and materials, petroleum products
Norway machinery and equipment, chemicals, metals, foodstuffs
Oman machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, livestock, lubricants
Pakistan petroleum products, machinery, plastics, transportation equipment, edible oils, paper and paperboard, iron and steel, tea
Palau machinery and equipment, fuels, metals; foodstuffs
Panama capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods, chemicals
Papua New Guinea machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, fuels, chemicals
Paraguay road vehicles, consumer goods, tobacco, petroleum products, electrical machinery, tractors, chemicals, vehicle parts
Peru petroleum and petroleum products, plastics, machinery, vehicles, iron and steel, wheat, paper
Philippines electronic products, mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment, iron and steel, textile fabrics, grains, chemicals, plastic
Pitcairn Islands fuel oil, machinery, building materials, flour, sugar, other foodstuffs
Poland machinery and transport equipment 38%, intermediate manufactured goods 21%, chemicals 15%, minerals, fuels, lubricants, and related materials 9%
Portugal agricultural products, food products, oil products, chemical products, plastics and rubber, skins and leather, wood and cork, wood pulp and paper, textile materials, clothing, footwear, minerals and mineral products, base metals, machinery and tools, vehicles and other transport material, and optical and precision instruments, computer accessories and parts, semi-conductors and related devices, household goods, passenger cars new and used, and wine products
Puerto Rico machinery and equipment, clothing, food, fish, petroleum products
Qatar machinery and transport equipment, food, chemicals
Romania machinery and equipment, fuels and minerals, chemicals, textile and products, metals, agricultural products
Russia vehicles, pharmaceutical products, plastic, semi-finished metal products, meat, fruits and nuts, optical and medical instruments, iron, steel
Rwanda machinery and equipment, steel, petroleum products, cement and construction material
Saint Helena food, beverages, tobacco, fuel oils, animal feed, building materials, motor vehicles and parts, machinery and parts
Saint Kitts and Nevis manufactures, food, fuels
Saint Lucia food 23%, manufactured goods 21%, machinery and transportation equipment 19%, chemicals, fuels
Saint Martin crude petroleum, food, manufactured items
Saint Pierre and Miquelon clothing, fuel, electrical equipment, machinery, building materials
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines machinery and equipment, chemicals and fertilizers, minerals and fuels
Samoa machinery and equipment, industrial supplies, foodstuffs
San Marino wide variety of consumer manufactures, food
Sao Tome and Principe machinery and electrical equipment, food products, petroleum products
Saudi Arabia machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, motor vehicles, textiles
Senegal food and beverages, capital goods, fuels
Seychelles machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals, other manufactured goods
Sierra Leone machinery and equipment, fuels and lubricants, chemicals
Singapore machinery and equipment, mineral fuels, chemicals, foodstuffs, consumer goods
Slovakia machinery and transport equipment 31%, mineral products 13%, vehicles 12%, base metals 9%, chemicals 8%, plastics 6%
Slovenia machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels and lubricants, food
Solomon Islands plant and equipment, manufactured goods, fuels, chemicals
Somalia petroleum products, foodstuffs, construction materials, qat
South Africa machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum products, scientific instruments, foodstuffs
South Korea electronics and electronic equipment, oil, steel, transport equipment, organic chemicals, plastics
Spain machinery and equipment, fuels, chemicals, semifinished goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods, measuring and medical control instruments
Sri Lanka textiles, machinery and transportation equipment, building materials, mineral products, foodstuffs
Sudan manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines and chemicals, textiles, wheat
Suriname capital equipment, petroleum, foodstuffs, cotton, consumer goods
Swaziland motor vehicles, machinery, transport equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals
Sweden petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs, clothing
Switzerland chemicals, vehicles, metals; agricultural products, textiles
Syria machinery and transport equipment, electric power machinery, food and livestock, metal and metal products, chemicals and chemical products, plastics, yarn, paper
Taiwan machinery, crude petroleum, precision instruments, organic chemicals, metals
Tajikistan petroleum products, aluminum oxide, machinery and equipment, foodstuffs
Tanzania consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, industrial raw materials, crude oil
Thailand capital goods, intermediate goods and raw materials, consumer goods, fuels
The Bahamas machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, mineral fuels; food and live animals
The Gambia manufactures, fuel, machinery and transport equipment
Togo machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products
Tokelau building materials, fuel
Tonga machinery and transport equipment, fuels, chemicals
Trinidad and Tobago mineral fuels, lubricants, machinery, transportation equipment, manufactured goods, food, chemicals, live animals
Tunisia machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs
Turkey chemicals, semi-finished goods, fuels, transport equipment
Turkmenistan machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs
Turks and Caicos Islands food and beverages, tobacco, clothing, manufactures, construction materials
Tuvalu animals, mineral fuels, machinery, manufactured goods
Uganda capital equipment, vehicles, petroleum, medical supplies; cereals
Ukraine machinery and equipment, chemicals
United Arab Emirates machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food
United Kingdom manufactured goods, machinery, fuels; foodstuffs
United 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)
Uruguay crude oil
Uzbekistan machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, ferrous and non-ferrous metals
Vanuatu machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, fuels
Venezuela agricultural products, raw materials, machinery and equipment, transport equipment, construction materials
Vietnam machinery and equipment, petroleum products, steel products, raw materials for the clothing and shoe industries, electronics, plastics, automobiles
Virgin Islands crude oil, foodstuffs, consumer goods, building materials
Wallis and Futuna chemicals, machinery, passenger ships, consumer goods
West Bank food, consumer goods, construction materials
Western Sahara fuel for fishing fleet, foodstuffs
Yemen food and live animals, machinery and equipment, chemicals
Zambia transportation equipment, petroleum products, electricity, fertilizer; foodstuffs, clothing
Zimbabwe machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels, food products

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Trade > Imports > Commodities. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Trade/Imports/Commodities

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