Ireland Imports  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Ireland fell 12 percent year-on-year to EUR 4,965 million in July 2017, led by lower purchases of chemicals and related products (-13 percent). Conversely, imports of petroleum surged 35 percent. The EU accounted for EUR 3,091 million, or 62 percent of the value of goods imports, in July 2017, a decrease of EUR 282 million, or 8 percent, from the previous year. Imports from the UK increased by EUR 59 million, or 5 percent, to EUR 1,278 million. The US with EUR 710 million, or 14 percent, and China with EUR 351 million, or 7 percent, were the main non-EU sources of imports. The total value of imports from non-EU countries in July of 2017 was EUR 1,874 million, a decrease of EUR 379 million, or 17 percent. Imports in Ireland averaged 2481685.67 EUR Thousand from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7047900 EUR Thousand in November of 2016 and a record low of 62344 EUR Thousand in August of 1970.

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Ireland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3986100.00 3969200.00 5025500.00 -280890.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 8951000.00 10642600.00 11796900.00 44885.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 4964900.00 6673400.00 7130800.00 62344.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account -872.00 8570.00 8570.00 -4784.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.70 10.20 10.20 -13.40 percent [+]
External Debt 2034086.00 2067250.00 2226855.00 521792.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 115.00 108.80 138.10 86.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -24730.00 -2948.00 13005.00 -24730.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2769.40 1796.20 3061.50 254.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 6.00 6.00 6.00 5.47 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 25316.00 -5212.00 129910.00 -17020.00 EUR Million [+]
Weapons Sales 13.00 26.00 30.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 3.43 3.66 3.66 0.04 [+]

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Ireland Imports Notes

Ireland main imports are: electrical machinery and components (16 percent of total imports), fuel (15 percent), motor vehicles (10 percent), food (10 percent) and medical and pharmaceutical products (9 percent). The European Union accounts for 60 percent of total imports. Main import partners are: United Kingdom (34 percent of total imports), United States (12 percent), Germany (8 percent), Netherlands (5 percent), China (6 percent) and France (4 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4964900.00 6673400.00 7130800.00 62344.00 1970 - 2017 EUR Thousand Monthly
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