Imports to India were down 9.06 percent from a year earlier to USD 40.29 billion in June 2019, as purchases fell for pearls, precious & semi-precious stones (-23.64 percent), petroleum products (-13.33 percent), machinery, electrical & non-electrical (-9.03 percent), coal, coke & briquettes (-3.44 percent), and electronic goods (-1.66 percent). Considering April-June 2019-20, imports fell 0.29 percent to USD 127.04 billion. Imports in India averaged 8222.23 USD Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 45350 USD Million in May of 2019 and a record low of 117.40 USD Million in August of 1958.

Imports in India is expected to be 44500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in India to stand at 45700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Imports is projected to trend around 45100.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -15280.00 -15360.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account -4600.00 -17700.00 7360.00 -31857.18 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.30 -1.90 2.30 -4.80 percent [+]
Imports 40290.00 45350.00 45350.00 117.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 25010.00 29990.00 32550.00 59.01 USD Million [+]
External Debt 543001.00 521344.00 543001.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 73.30 71.10 100.00 57.90 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -83.26 -76.35 766.97 -271.47 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2160.00 4381.00 8569.00 -1336.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 12616.91 12589.15 14468.42 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 610590.00 771353.00 1191147.00 129286.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 607.00 598.60 607.00 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 687.00 683.00 813.00 526.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.57 7.53 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 46.00 56.00 56.00 0.00 USD Million [+]

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India Imports

India main imports are: mineral fuels, oils and waxes and bituminous substances (27 percent of total imports); pearls, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry (14 percent); electrical machinery and equipment (10 percent); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances (8 percent); and organic chemicals (4 percent). India’s major import partners are: China (16 percent of total imports), the United States (6 percent), United Arab Emirates (6 percent), Saudi Arabia (5 percent) and Switzerland (5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - India Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40290.00 45350.00 45350.00 117.40 1957 - 2019 USD Million Monthly
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