India Imports  1957-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to India jumped 28.81 percent year-on-year to USD 43.79 billion in July 2018, boosted by higher purchases of petroleum, crude & products (57.41 percent), gold (40.94 percent), machinery, electrical & non-electrical (30.59 percent), electronic goods (26.42 percent), and pearls, precious & semi-precious stones (11.35 percent). Considering April to July, imports rose 17.05 percent to USD 171.20 billion from USD 146.26 billion in the same period of the previous fiscal year. Imports in India averaged 7712.15 USD Million from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 45281.90 USD Million in May of 2011 and a record low of 117.40 USD Million in August of 1958.

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India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -18020.00 -16600.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Exports 25770.00 27700.00 30541.44 59.01 USD Million [+]
Imports 43790.00 44300.00 45281.90 117.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account -13000.00 -13465.11 7360.00 -31857.18 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.90 -0.60 2.30 -4.80 percent [+]
External Debt 529673.00 529673.00 529673.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 71.10 71.80 100.00 57.90 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -42.87 33.39 766.97 -271.47 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1168.00 3971.00 8579.00 -1336.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 12003.97 11623.76 12293.40 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 681279.00 606043.00 1176000.00 129286.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 560.30 558.10 560.30 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 725.00 732.00 813.00 526.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.53 7.48 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 56.00 42.00 56.00 0.00 USD Million [+]

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India Imports

India main imports are: mineral fuels, oils and waxes and bituminous substances (27 percent of total imports); pearls, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry (14 percent); electrical machinery and equipment (10 percent); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances (8 percent); and organic chemicals (4 percent). India’s major import partners are: China (16 percent of total imports), the United States (6 percent), United Arab Emirates (6 percent), Saudi Arabia (5 percent) and Switzerland (5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - India Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
43790.00 44300.00 45281.90 117.40 1957 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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