Imports to Indonesia rose by 1.16 percent from a year earlier to USD 15.28 billion in December of 2018, missing market consensus of a 6.60 percent gain and lower than an upwardly revised 11.83 percent increase in the previous month. Purchases of non-oil and gas grew by 6.16 percent to USD 13.31 billion, while those of oil and gas slumped 23.33 percent to USD 1.97 billion. For the whole 2018, inbound shipments surged 20.15 percent to USD 188.63 billion from USD 156.99 billion in the preceding year. Imports in Indonesia averaged 3584.62 USD Million from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18297.10 USD Million in July of 2018 and a record low of 21 USD Million in September of 1959.

Imports in Indonesia is expected to be 15100.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Indonesia to stand at 15800.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Indonesia Imports is projected to trend around 16200.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-17 04:00 AM Imports YoY 24.65% 31.73% 26.53%
2018-10-15 04:00 AM Imports YoY 14.18% 24.49% 24.76%
2018-11-15 04:00 AM Imports YoY 23.66% 14.25% 9.2%
2018-12-17 04:00 AM Imports YoY 11.68% 24.0% 10.5%


Indonesia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1102.00 -1996.00 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Current Account -8846.10 -7977.50 3795.00 -10125.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.70 -1.80 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Imports 15279.30 16901.80 18297.10 21.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 14177.30 14905.80 18647.83 30.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 359793.63 355740.40 359793.63 119594.10 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 106.37 114.07 117.70 77.43 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 89.10 95.70 112.00 35.40 IDR Trillion [+]
Remittances 2711.00 2802.00 2802.00 1202.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1148644.00 1294463.00 1536489.00 548821.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 78.50 80.60 96.45 73.09 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 787.00 787.00 1720.00 764.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 4.55 4.43 6.55 3.92 [+]
Weapons Sales 102.00 94.00 102.00 1.00 USD Million [+]

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Indonesia Imports

From 2004 to 2012, imports to Indonesia tripled, as large portion of the population entered middle-class and propelled higher purchases of oil and consumption goods. However, starting in mid-2013, imports have been declining due to low commodity prices and weak domestic consumption and investment. Main imports products are: oil and gas (around 17 percent of total imports), nuclear reactions, boilers, mechanical appliances (19 percent); iron and steel (5.4 percent), organic chemical materials (4.8 percent) and vehicles (4.5 percent). Main import partners are: China (25 percent of the total imports), Japan (11 percent), Singapore (7.6 percent), Thailand (6.8 percent) and the United States (6.4 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Indonesia Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Indonesia Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15279.30 16901.80 18297.10 21.00 1959 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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