Home / Economic News / United States Imports

United States Imports

Imports in the United States decreased to 234692 USD Million in March from 236414 USD Million in February of 2017. Imports in the United States averaged 65184.22 USD Million from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 241483 USD Million in April of 2014 and a record low of 577 USD Million in March of 1950. 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.