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

Imports to Colombia rose 11.8 percent year-on-year to USD 3.75 billion in July of 2017, mainly boosted by higher purchases of manufactured goods (10.6 percent), particularly iron and steel (53.2 percent); and fuels and other extraction industries (37.6 percent), mainly automotive fuel (190.2 percent) and kerosene and other oils (39.2 percent). Considering January to July period, imports surged 6.8 percent to USD 26.59 billion over the same period of 2016. Imports in Colombia averaged 1.72 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
2017-07-19 03:00 PM Imports YoY 4.0% 9.0% 12.0%
2017-08-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY 2.5% 4.0% 7.0%
2017-09-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY 11.80% 2.5% 5.0%
2017-10-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY 11.8%
2017-11-20 03:00 PM Imports YoY
2017-12-18 03:00 PM Imports YoY


Colombia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -0.69 -1.00 0.81 -1.97 USD Billion [+]
Exports 3.07 2.78 5.71 0.02 USD Billion [+]
Imports 3.75 3.78 6.08 0.28 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -2708.00 -3182.00 364.00 -6395.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -6.40 4.10 -6.40 percent [+]
External Debt 123920.07 122412.34 123920.07 -3130.97 COP Billion [+]
Capital Flows -2587.79 -2857.52 359.83 -6346.99 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2515.13 3053.79 6776.22 197.17 USD Million [+]
Remittances 488.00 484.90 944.50 162.44 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 125.74 124.09 185.94 73.87 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 5.95 6.24 7.16 5.58 [+]

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Colombia Imports Notes

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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.75 3.78 6.08 0.28 1980 - 2017 USD Billion Monthly