Colombia Imports  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Colombia tumbled 5.6 percent year-on-year to USD 3.73 billion in September of 2017. It was the most significant decline in imports since October last year, as purchases of manufactured goods fell 5.9 percent, dragged down by lower imports of other transport equipment (-45.8 percent); road vehicles (-10.7 percent) and pharmaceutical and medical products (-8.9 percent). Also, imports of agricultural products slipped 9.8 percent. In contrast, purchases of fuels surged 7.3 percent. Considering the January to September period, imports advanced 4.4 percent over a year earlier. Imports in Colombia averaged 1.73 USD Billion from 1980 until 2017, 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
2017-09-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY 11.80% 2.5% 5.0%
2017-10-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY -0.6% 11.8% 3.0%
2017-11-14 03:00 PM Imports YoY -5.60% -0.6%
2017-12-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY -5.6%
2018-01-24 03:00 PM Imports YoY
2018-02-17 03:00 PM Imports YoY


Colombia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -0.45 -1.12 0.81 -1.97 USD Billion [+]
Exports 3.13 3.28 5.71 0.02 USD Billion [+]
Imports 3.73 4.19 6.08 0.28 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -2708.00 -3411.00 364.00 -6454.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -6.40 4.10 -6.40 percent [+]
External Debt 124770.03 121618.05 124770.03 -3130.97 COP Billion [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2685.00 2514.34 6776.22 197.17 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -2587.79 -3172.05 359.83 -6237.71 USD Million [+]
Remittances 521.70 447.00 944.50 162.44 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 5.76 5.76 10.36 3.49 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 804.00 865.00 1035.00 356.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terms Of Trade 130.43 127.84 185.94 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.73 4.19 6.08 0.28 1980 - 2017 USD Billion Monthly