Italy Imports  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Italy increased 1.7 percent to EUR 37.19 billion in May 2018 from EUR 36.57 billion a year earlier, led by gains in purchases of: metals (8.3 percent); chemicals (9.4 percent); crude oil (11.8 percent); machinery (5.3 percent); pharmaceuticals (5.4 percent); and natural gas (10.1 percent). Meanwhile, imports of other transport means and electronics fell by 19.4 percent and 6.6 percent, respectively. The rise in imports mainly reflected the increase in purchases from OPEC (28.6 percent), Germany (3.8 percent), Belgium (12.2 percent), Spain (5.3 percent) and Russia (7.4 percent). By contrast, imports fell from Japan (-50 percent), France (-6.1 percent) and China (-5.7 percent). Imports in Italy averaged 23259 EUR Million from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 38526.50 EUR Million in March of 2011 and a record low of 5285.80 EUR Million in August of 1992.

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Italy Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3377.54 2985.35 7902.67 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Exports 40568.29 36304.57 42284.43 5946.40 EUR Million [+]
Imports 37190.76 33319.23 38526.50 5285.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 3009.00 3442.00 19332.70 -10633.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.80 2.60 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
External Debt 2177794.00 2131704.00 2177794.00 524899.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.30 102.40 105.50 83.40 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 3143.00 -3297.00 17094.70 -27541.10 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 181.00 177.71 202.52 96.92 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2451.80 2451.80 2451.84 2451.80 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.75 2.36 3.71 1.98 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3006.19 2312.00 5470.92 1128.47 EUR Million [+]
Weapons Sales 660.00 670.00 1715.00 8.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 92.00 95.00 120.00 23.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2099.00 673.00 14203.00 -10787.00 EUR Million [+]

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Italy Imports

In 2017, imports to Italy rose by 9 percent from the previous year to EUR 401 billion, the highest level since 2011. Main imports were: transport (12 percent of total imports); base metals and metal products (10 percent); chemicals (9 percent); textiles, clothing, leather and accessories (8 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (8 percent); machinery and equipment (7 percent); computers, electronic and optical devices (7 percent); pharmaceutical, chemical-medicinal and botanical articles (6 percent); and crude oil (6 percent). Main import partners were: Germany (16 percent of the total imports); France (9 percent); China (7 percent); the Netherlands (6 percent); Spain (5 percent); Belgium and the US (4 percent each); Russia, the UK and Switzerland (3 percent each). This page provides - Italy Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Italy Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
37190.76 33319.23 38526.50 5285.80 1991 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly
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