This page displays a table with India Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



India Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $170.40B 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $88.35B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $56.73B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $48.41B 2021
Organic chemicals $27.25B 2021
Plastics $19.26B 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $17.46B 2021
Iron and steel $11.68B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $11.32B 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $9.64B 2021
Fertilizers $9.12B 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $7.78B 2021
Copper $6.69B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $6.41B 2021
Aluminum $5.68B 2021
Ores slag and ash $4.98B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $4.83B 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $4.80B 2021
Rubbers $4.10B 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $3.66B 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $3.59B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $3.30B 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $3.22B 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $2.54B 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.15B 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $2.13B 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $2.06B 2021
Manmade filaments $1.50B 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $1.39B 2021
Glass and glassware $1.36B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $1.34B 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $1.27B 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $1.24B 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $1.18B 2021
Manmade staple fibers $1.06B 2021
Nickel $1.04B 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $1.04B 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $911.58M 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $909.34M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $900.61M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $865.59M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $830.63M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $829.59M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $808.05M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $746.69M 2021
Cotton $711.99M 2021
Lead $699.09M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $690.10M 2021
Ceramic products $682.97M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $676.01M 2021
Zinc $649.99M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $613.32M 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $601.40M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $600.36M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $556.91M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $528.65M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $505.15M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $446.25M 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $397.86M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $393.05M 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $378.73M 2021
Clocks and watches $376.24M 2021
Tin $349.98M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $331.45M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $317.72M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $316.57M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $277.64M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $263.02M 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $241.63M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $241.57M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $232.75M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $193.55M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $143.96M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $141.10M 2021
Silk $135.88M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $124.44M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $121.84M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $103.00M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $100.09M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $71.66M 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $67.53M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $58.44M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $44.82M 2021
Products of animal origin $41.62M 2021
Cereals $41.26M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $33.48M 2021
Headgear and $32.30M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $30.48M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $23.58M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $22.34M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $13.15M 2021
Live animals $10.77M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $7.99M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $7.44M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $5.68M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $5.07M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $3.56M 2021




India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -24.29 -20.11 0.79 -24.29 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -13400.00 -22200.00 19083.03 -31857.18 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.70 0.90 2.30 -4.80 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 63.22 60.30 63.22 0.12 USD Billion [+]
Exports 38.94 40.19 42.22 0.06 USD Billion [+]
External Debt 620700.00 614900.00 620700.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 107.20 124.70 126.20 61.90 points [+]
Capital Flows 70.81 -202.27 766.97 -822.33 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5030.00 2742.00 17689.00 -2891.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 14602.17 15111.46 16373.32 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 392930.00 342308.00 1225672.00 2820.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 760.40 754.10 760.40 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 605.10 604.20 813.00 487.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.35 7.52 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 151.00 18.00 151.00 0.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Auto Exports 37824.00 29451.00 63693.00 4034.00 units [+]



India Imports by Category Last Previous
Non Pol Items 6336810.00 2951049.00 INR Million May/22
Non Pol Items 3284515.37 2951048.88 INR Million May/22
Petroleum Crude & Products 1402.57 1485.81 INR Billion May/22
Non Oil 243.98 203.03 USD Million Oct/21
Oil 87.42 72.99 USD Million Oct/21
Non Oil 40.94 38.95 USD Million Oct/21
Oil 14.43 17.44 USD Million Oct/21
Cotton Raw & Waste 7.45 4.01 INR Billion May/22
Project Goods 4.67 9.10 INR Billion May/22