Colombia Imports  1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Colombia rose 5.1 percent year-on-year to USD 4.24 billion in April of 2018, after a 5.3 percent decline in March. Purchases were mainly boosted by manufactured products (10.7 percent vs -4.1 percent in March), namely telecommunications and sound-recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (38.7 percent); pharmaceutical products (38.7 percent) and road vehicles (20.6 percent). Also, imports rebounded for agricultural goods, food and beverages (14.0 percent vs -10.6 percent), mostly animal feed (33.3 percent) and oil seeds and fruits (88.5 percent). In contrast, those of fuels and related products fell 41.4 percent (from -6.6 percent), of which diesel (-84.1 percent) and gasoline (-47.7 percent). Considering the January to April period of 2018, imports went up 2.3 percent over a year earlier. Imports in Colombia averaged 1.77 USD Billion from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6.08 USD Billion in July of 2014 and a record low of 0.28 USD Billion in February of 1986.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-20 03:00 PM Imports YoY 0.1% 10.4% 7.8%
2018-05-11 03:00 PM Imports YoY -5.3% 0.1% 4.2%
2018-06-20 03:00 PM Imports YoY 5.1% -5.3% -4.5%
2018-07-19 03:00 PM Imports YoY 5.1% -8%
2018-08-14 03:00 PM Imports YoY -3%
2018-09-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY 5%


Colombia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -0.52 -0.56 0.81 -1.97 USD Billion [+]
Exports 3.72 3.34 5.71 0.02 USD Billion [+]
Imports 4.24 3.91 6.08 0.28 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -2831.00 -1901.00 364.00 -6456.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -4.30 4.10 -6.40 percent [+]
External Debt 126686.10 124655.82 126686.10 -3130.97 COP Billion [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2133.11 3848.24 6776.22 197.17 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -2579.83 -1715.68 359.83 -6195.12 USD Million [+]
Remittances 453.20 472.20 944.50 162.44 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 12.80 11.70 12.80 3.49 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 824.00 854.00 1035.00 356.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terms Of Trade 134.29 132.58 165.96 73.87 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 5.60 5.95 7.16 5.58 [+]

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Colombia Imports

Colombia main imports are: machinery and transport equipment (39 percent of total imports); manufactured products (22 percent); chemicals and related products (17 percent); fuel, mineral lubricants and related products (10 percent) and food and livestock (8 percent). Main import partners are: United States (24 percent of total imports), China (16 percent), Mexico (11 percent) and Brazil (5 percent). Others include: Germany, Argentina, Japan, France, South Korea and Canada. This page provides the latest reported value for - Colombia Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Colombia Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.24 3.91 6.08 0.28 1980 - 2018 USD Billion Monthly




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