Imports to India went down 19.6 percent year-on-year to USD 30.3 billion in September of 2020, in line with the preliminary estimates. Purchases reached the highest value since the coronavirus pandemic started but remain well below USD 37.5 billion in February.

Imports in India averaged 8708.07 USD Million from 1957 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 45730 USD Million in August of 2018 and a record low of 117.40 USD Million in August of 1958. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020. source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India

Imports in India is expected to be 32400.00 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 39850.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Imports is projected to trend around 37200.00 USD Million in 2021 and 40100.00 USD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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India Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
30310.00 29470.00 45730.00 117.40 1957 - 2020 USD Million Monthly
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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).
India Imports by Country Last Previous
China 372.24 418.69 INR Billion Aug/20
United States 177.80 160.21 INR Billion Aug/20
United Arab Emirates 139.33 122.50 INR Billion Aug/20
Hong Kong 121.60 116.22 INR Billion Aug/20
Switzerland 108.69 49.88 INR Billion Aug/20
Saudi Arabia 98.67 91.70 INR Billion Aug/20
Iraq 95.27 80.25 INR Billion Aug/20
Indonesia 66.15 73.43 INR Billion Aug/20
Singapore 64.94 65.46 INR Billion Aug/20
Japan 50.81 52.72 INR Billion Aug/20
Malaysia 48.16 52.60 INR Billion Aug/20
Qatar 43.30 54.51 INR Billion Aug/20
Australia 42.94 28.34 INR Billion Aug/20
Nigeria 40.57 21.56 INR Billion Aug/20
South Africa 38.21 22.55 INR Billion Aug/20
Russia 31.38 48.27 INR Billion Aug/20
Belgium 29.29 25.08 INR Billion Aug/20
United Kingdom 28.94 22.67 INR Billion Aug/20
Thailand 26.58 23.73 INR Billion Aug/20
Taiwan 22.28 22.27 INR Billion Aug/20
India Imports by Category Last Previous
Non Pol Items 8584668.00 6957951.00 INR Million Sep/20
Non Pol Items 1799525.00 1721348.50 INR Million Sep/20
Petroleum Crude & Products 427.65 479.49 INR Billion Sep/20
Non Oil 116.83 92.35 USD Million Sep/20
Oil 31.86 26.03 USD Million Sep/20
Non Oil 24.48 23.05 USD Million Sep/20
Project Goods 7.82 14.74 INR Billion Aug/20
Oil 5.83 6.42 USD Million Sep/20
Cotton Raw & Waste 1.56 1.99 INR Billion Aug/20

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