United States Imports  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Total imports to the United States increased 0.8 percent month-over-month to USD 238.6 billion in April 2017, due to higher imports of consumer goods while purchases of industrial supplies fell sharply. On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, imports of goods from China jumped 9.6 percent, while purchases declined from Japan (-14.3 percent), Mexico (-10.3 percent), Canada (-7.5 percent) and Germany (-4.1 percent). Imports in the United States averaged 65404.23 USD Million from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 242243 USD Million in April of 2014 and a record low of 577 USD Million in March of 1950.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-04 12:30 PM Feb $236.43B $240.69B $239B
2017-05-04 12:30 PM Mar $234.69B $236.41B
2017-06-02 12:30 PM Apr $238.6B $236.7B
2017-07-06 12:30 PM May $238.6B
2017-08-04 12:30 PM Jun
2017-09-06 12:30 PM Jul




United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -47617.00 -45283.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 190975.00 191458.00 200144.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 238592.00 236741.00 242243.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -116781.00 -114006.00 9957.00 -215769.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.60 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -8109652.00 -7781138.00 -1232107.00 -8109652.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.25 99.82 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 65766.00 9320.00 272938.00 -204284.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 37539.00 22963.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 1836.00 59767.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9098.00 9031.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 20828.00 20983.00 20983.00 6496.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6507601.00 7958601.00 8364940.00 2095665.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 4.88 4.61 7.39 3.70 [+]
Weapons Sales 9894.00 10184.00 16071.00 1769.00 USD Million [+]

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United States Imports Notes

The United States is the world's second biggest importer. Main imports are: capital goods (29 percent) and consumer goods (26 percent). Others include: Industrial Supplies (24 percent); automotive vehicles, parts and engines (15 percent); foods, feeds and beverages (5 percent). Shipments from China represent 19 percent of the total imports followed by Canada (14.5 percent), Mexico (12 percent), Japan (6 percent), and Germany (5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
238592.00 236741.00 242243.00 577.00 1950 - 2017 USD Million Monthly