Imports to Argentina plunged 26.5 percent year-on-year to USD 4214 million in January of 2019, mainly due to lower purchases of intermediate (-4.3 percent); capital (-41 percent); and consumption goods (-34.4 percent). Among major trading partners, imports dropped from China (-34 percent) and Brasil (-44.7 percent) while rose from the US (8.5 percent). Imports in Argentina averaged 1596.42 USD Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7671 USD Million in August of 2011 and a record low of 36 USD Million in January of 1959.

Imports in Argentina is expected to be 5200.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Argentina to stand at 5000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Imports is projected to trend around 5400.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 372.00 1369.00 2543.00 -1494.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -7591.00 -8292.00 4297.83 -9563.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.80 -2.60 8.00 -4.80 percent [+]
Imports 4214.00 3913.00 7671.00 36.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 4586.00 5282.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 254979.63 261482.81 261482.81 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 127.20 128.90 151.40 73.60 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -7332.59 -8416.87 7623.00 -9781.15 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 232.31 290.85 550.88 86.19 USD Millions [+]
Tourist Arrivals 294642.00 274557.00 1851392.00 164300.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 54.80 61.70 61.74 0.28 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 495.00 499.00 855.00 454.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 1.68 0.81 2.81 0.36 [+]

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Argentina Imports

Argentina main imports are: intermediate goods (29 percent of total imports), parts and accessories for capital goods (20 percent), capital goods (19 percent), fuels and lubricants (13 percent) and motor vehicles (8 percent). Main import partners are: Brazil (29 percent of total imports), China (14 percent), United States (10 percent) and Germany (5 percent). Others include: Mexico, France, Italy, South Korea and Japan. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4214.00 3913.00 7671.00 36.00 1957 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




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