Imports to India went down 26% year-on-year to USD 29.47 billion in August of 2020, mainly due to petroleum and crude (-41.62%) and machinery (-41.58%). Considering April to August, imports plunged 43.73%.

Imports in India averaged 8678.76 USD Million from 1957 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 45730 USD Million in August of 2018 and a record low of 117.40 USD Million in August of 1958. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2020. source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India

Imports in India is expected to be 33000.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in India to stand at 34500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Imports is projected to trend around 36200.00 USD Million in 2021 and 40100.00 USD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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India Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
29470.00 28470.00 45730.00 117.40 1957 - 2020 USD Million Monthly
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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).
India Imports by Country Last Previous
China 418.69 251.70 INR Billion Jul/20
United States 160.21 138.17 INR Billion Jul/20
United Arab Emirates 122.50 86.87 INR Billion Jul/20
Hong Kong 116.22 59.69 INR Billion Jul/20
Saudi Arabia 91.70 69.32 INR Billion Jul/20
Iraq 80.25 85.49 INR Billion Jul/20
Indonesia 73.43 55.29 INR Billion Jul/20
Singapore 65.46 49.47 INR Billion Jul/20
Qatar 54.51 36.97 INR Billion Jul/20
Japan 52.72 48.70 INR Billion Jul/20
Malaysia 52.60 24.98 INR Billion Jul/20
Switzerland 49.88 12.81 INR Billion Jul/20
Russia 48.27 31.25 INR Billion Jul/20
Australia 28.34 35.25 INR Billion Jul/20
Belgium 25.08 28.38 INR Billion Jul/20
Thailand 23.73 21.51 INR Billion Jul/20
Italy 23.33 18.71 INR Billion Jul/20
United Kingdom 22.67 17.48 INR Billion Jul/20
South Africa 22.55 15.77 INR Billion Jul/20
Taiwan 22.27 13.75 INR Billion Jul/20
India Imports by Category Last Previous
Non Pol Items 6957951.00 5236602.00 INR Million Aug/20
Non Pol Items 1721348.50 1645244.70 INR Million Aug/20
Petroleum Crude & Products 489.75 373.42 INR Billion Jul/20
Non Oil 92.35 69.30 USD Million Aug/20
Oil 26.03 19.61 USD Million Aug/20
Non Oil 23.05 21.94 USD Million Aug/20
Project Goods 14.74 6.54 INR Billion Jul/20
Oil 6.42 6.53 USD Million Aug/20
Cotton Raw & Waste 1.99 2.52 INR Billion Jul/20

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