This page displays a table with United States Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



United States Imports By Category Value Year
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $361.55B 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $343.47B 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $254.44B 2020
Pharmaceutical products $139.52B 2020
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $130.12B 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $104.82B 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $102.55B 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $90.87B 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $65.48B 2020
Plastics $62.46B 2020
Organic chemicals $55.88B 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $38.26B 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $36.37B 2020
Articles of iron or steel $36.08B 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $32.92B 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $31.08B 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $28.60B 2020
Rubbers $28.50B 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $26.89B 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $22.60B 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $21.51B 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $19.47B 2020
Aluminum $19.07B 2020
Iron and steel $18.81B 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $18.11B 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $17.54B 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $15.69B 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $13.57B 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $12.79B 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $12.43B 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $10.74B 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $10.31B 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $10.18B 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $9.77B 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $9.54B 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $9.46B 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $9.15B 2020
Copper $9.06B 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $8.02B 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $7.90B 2020
Glass and glassware $7.48B 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $6.87B 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $6.51B 2020
Ceramic products $6.34B 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $6.08B 2020
Fertilizers $5.80B 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $5.25B 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $5.19B 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $5.10B 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $4.91B 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $4.33B 2020
Clocks and watches $4.28B 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $4.05B 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $4.03B 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $3.87B 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $3.70B 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $3.13B 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $3.11B 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $3.10B 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $3.10B 2020
Live animals $2.96B 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $2.70B 2020
Cereals $2.69B 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $2.56B 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $2.52B 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $2.43B 2020
Nickel $2.38B 2020
Headgear and $2.32B 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $2.29B 2020
Ores slag and ash $2.29B 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $2.24B 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $2.22B 2020
Zinc $2.19B 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $2.17B 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $2.02B 2020
Manmade filaments $1.79B 2020
Lac, gums, resins $1.54B 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $1.52B 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $1.51B 2020
Manmade staple fibers $1.50B 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $1.27B 2020
Products of animal origin $989.02M 2020
Cotton $906.75M 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $882.05M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $857.47M 2020
Lead $777.65M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $673.56M 2020
Tin $632.11M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $596.88M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $575.65M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $463.78M 2020
Cork and articles of cork $290.35M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $232.24M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $201.30M 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $177.25M 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $147.63M 2020
Silk $50.72M 2020




United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -80200.00 -67158.00 1946.00 -81435.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -214774.00 -198319.00 9957.00 -218442.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -2.20 0.20 -6.00 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 304388.00 291014.00 304388.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 224215.00 223856.00 224215.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 22824293.00 22595448.00 22824293.00 6570168.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 112.71 111.31 172.45 94.05 points [+]
Capital Flows 143000.00 -27300.00 314911.00 -194622.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 74515.00 66844.00 74515.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long-term TIC Flows 7100.00 26700.00 261938.00 -134889.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.47 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 11473.00 10809.00 12860.00 3974.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Goods Trade Balance -97780.00 -83196.00 1492.20 -97780.00 USD Million [+]
Oil Exports 6942.03 6548.09 6942.03 0.00 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 6169.00 6409.00 20624.00 3770.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2002051.00 1733232.00 8418370.00 248952.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 9372.00 10788.00 15731.00 1427.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Terrorism Index 5.26 5.69 7.39 3.70 [+]



United States Imports by Category Last Previous
Total Energy-related Petroluem Products 18681996.00 16943029.00 USD THO Nov/21
Crude Petroleum Value 13991876.00 12084093.00 USD THO Nov/21
Steel Products 3644480.00 3198669.00 USD THO Nov/21
Carbon Steel Produc 2721222.00 2354207.00 USD THO Nov/21
Alloy Steel Products 566558.00 500305.00 USD THO Nov/21
Goods On A Balance of Payments Basis 261256.00 252739.00 USD Million Nov/21
Non Petroleum 232300.00 221815.00 USD Million Nov/21
Total Nonpetroleum 232299.71 221815.40 USD Million Nov/21
Manufactured Goods 222552.00 217563.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Manufacturing 221393.10 215570.50 USD Million Nov/21
Consumer Goods 72131.00 71686.00 USD Million Nov/21
Capital Goods 69060.00 69152.00 USD Million Nov/21
Industrial Supplies 64812.00 60875.00 USD Million Nov/21
Nonelectrical Machinery 53451.98 53106.54 USD Million Nov/21
Advanced Technology Prd 52518.00 51544.00 USD Million Nov/21
Durables, Manufactured 32032.85 30707.88 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Transportation Equipment 30810.00 29735.40 USD Million Nov/21
Atp - Information and Communications 30625.00 29027.00 USD Million Nov/21
Autos and Parts 29395.00 28623.00 USD Million Nov/21
Automotive Vehicles 28852.00 27638.00 USD Million Nov/21
Automobiles & Parts (bci 616) 28661.00 25394.00 USD Million Oct/21
Imports Of Automotive Vehicles, Parts & Engines (Fas) 28555.00 27316.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Chemicals 28288.90 26028.40 USD Million Nov/21
Vehicles Sitc 23234.00 22180.00 USD Million Nov/21
Fuels & Lubricants 22728.54 20731.95 USD Million Nov/21
Total Petroleum 20856.16 19311.33 USD Million Nov/21
Petroleum & Products 20856.16 19311.33 USD Million Nov/21
Petroleum 20856.00 19311.00 USD Million Nov/21
Petroleum Preparations Sitc 19746.00 17974.00 USD Million Nov/21
Electrical Machinery (4) Sitc 19694.00 19527.00 USD Million Nov/21
Household Goods 19498.41 19123.23 USD Million Nov/21
Tv S, Vcr S, Etc. (4) Sitc 18928.00 17477.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Machinery Except Electrical 17887.70 17762.30 USD Million Nov/21
Foods, Feeds & Beverages (fas) 16478.00 15932.00 USD Million Nov/21
Food, Feeds & Beverages 16477.54 15932.06 USD Million Nov/21
Foods & Feeds & Beverages 16237.00 15807.00 USD Million Nov/21
Agricultural Commodities 15477.00 14771.00 USD Million Nov/21
ADP Equipment and Office Machines Sitc 15308.00 15380.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Mining 15120.10 12529.50 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Oil & Gas 14562.70 12015.90 USD Million Nov/21
Foods, Feeds, and Beverages 14076.00 13524.00 USD Million Nov/21
Crude Oil 14003.63 12689.32 USD Million Nov/21
Chemicals - Medicinal Sitc 13975.00 12650.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Primary Metal Products 13433.20 11237.90 USD Million Nov/21
N.e.s. M5 12242.10 11133.05 USD Million Nov/21
N.e.s. M50 12242.10 11133.05 USD Million Nov/21
N.e.s. M500 12242.10 11133.05 USD Million Nov/21
Other Merchandise (fas) 12242.00 11133.00 USD Million Nov/21
Other Agricultural Foods 11762.95 11063.38 USD Million Nov/21
Other Goods 11712.00 10719.00 USD Million Nov/21
General Industrial Machines Sitc 10043.00 9974.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Goods Returned Or Reimported 9800.80 9093.20 USD Million Nov/21
Computers 8603.15 8770.08 USD Million Nov/21
Clothing Sitc 8501.00 9577.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Food and Kindred Products 8078.20 7730.80 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Apparel and Accessories 8027.80 8854.70 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Fabricated Metal Products 7776.90 7786.90 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Petroleum and Coal Products 6381.40 6643.70 USD Million Nov/21
Scientific Instruments (4) Sitc 6208.00 6218.00 USD Million Nov/21
Metal Manufactures, N.e.s. Sitc 6203.00 6240.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Plastic and Rubber Products 6151.50 6219.50 USD Million Nov/21
Semiconductors 6091.05 5434.44 USD Million Nov/21
Power Generating Machines (4) Sitc 5697.00 6061.00 USD Million Nov/21
Specialized Industrial Machines Sitc 5539.00 5432.00 USD Million Nov/21
Chemicals - Organic Sitc 5031.00 4639.00 USD Million Nov/21
Furniture and Bedding (4) Sitc 4716.00 4673.00 USD Million Nov/21
Complete & Assembled 4006.36 3431.49 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Furniture and Fixtures 3998.00 3983.20 USD Million Nov/21
Vegetables and Fruits Sitc 3795.00 3673.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Agricultural Products 3774.00 3713.50 USD Million Nov/21
Other Petroleum Products 3669.41 3491.91 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Leather and Allied Products 3509.90 3563.80 USD Million Nov/21
Textile Yarn, Fabric Sitc 3266.00 3239.00 USD Million Nov/21
Home Entertainment Eqp. 3052.64 3168.20 USD Million Nov/21
Fuel Oil 2773.79 2764.65 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Beverages and Tobacco 2717.90 2645.10 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Textile Mill Products 2708.20 2713.70 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Wood Products 2479.20 2486.60 USD Million Nov/21
Engines & Engine Parts 2459.23 2468.55 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Nonmetallic Mineral Products 2446.80 2498.10 USD Million Nov/21
Fish and Preparations Sitc 2398.00 2528.00 USD Million Nov/21
Fish & Shellfish 2378.74 2401.19 USD Million Nov/21
Plastic Materials 2374.75 2335.93 USD Million Nov/21
Footwear Sitc 2224.00 2311.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Paper Products 2114.10 2064.50 USD Million Nov/21
Other Precious Metals 2023.38 2059.79 USD Million Nov/21
Bauxite & Aluminum 1916.85 1948.51 USD Million Nov/21
Jewelry 1741.71 1705.45 USD Million Nov/21
Chemicals - Cosmetics Sitc 1719.00 1641.00 USD Million Nov/21
Photographic Equipment Sitc 1693.00 1630.00 USD Million Nov/21
Minimum Value Shipments 1586.79 1679.53 USD Million Nov/21
Paper and Paperboard Sitc 1584.00 1594.00 USD Million Nov/21
Wood Manufactures Sitc 1415.00 1460.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Used Or Second-hand Merchandise 1381.00 1129.90 USD Million Nov/21
Gold, Nonmonetary Sitc 1314.00 1008.00 USD Million Nov/21
Nonmonetary Gold 1313.54 1009.43 USD Million Nov/21
Meat and Preparations Sitc 1298.00 1281.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Fish and Other Marine Products 1266.20 1286.60 USD Million Nov/21
Agl. Machinery & Equip. 1264.39 1174.01 USD Million Nov/21
Chemicals - Fertilizers Sitc 1261.00 948.00 USD Million Nov/21
Chemicals - Inorganic Sitc 1250.00 1036.00 USD Million Nov/21
Wine & Related Products 1247.53 1181.78 USD Million Nov/21
iletries & Cosmetics 1246.06 1272.94 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Livestock and Livestock Produc 1217.60 1348.10 USD Million Nov/21
Automotive Tires & Tubes 1184.44 1177.64 USD Million Nov/21
Iron & Steel Adv. Mfg. 1179.80 1179.89 USD Million Nov/21
Metal Ores and Scrap Sitc 1050.00 928.00 USD Million Nov/21
Cork, Wood, and Lumber Sitc 1046.00 1005.00 USD Million Nov/21
Travel Goods Sitc 1032.00 1050.00 USD Million Nov/21
Food Oils & Oilseeds 1016.63 774.12 USD Million Nov/21
Natural Gas 977.73 768.93 USD Million Nov/21
Metalworking Machines Sitc 938.00 956.00 USD Million Nov/21
Oils and Fats of Vegetable Sitc 930.00 762.00 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Scrap and Waste 876.90 829.20 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Textile and Fabrics 810.00 798.20 USD Million Nov/21
Pulp & Paper Machinery 699.45 575.77 USD Million Nov/21
Copper 682.60 1001.10 USD Million Nov/21
Feedstuff & Food Grains 631.25 688.62 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Minerals & Ores 557.50 513.60 USD Million Nov/21
Green Coffee 472.34 632.52 USD Million Nov/21
Photo & Optical Eqp. 466.11 415.71 USD Million Nov/21
Chemicals - Dyeing Sitc 450.00 425.00 USD Million Nov/21
Numismatic Coins 445.30 364.55 USD Million Nov/21
Paper Base Stocks 434.61 367.30 USD Million Nov/21
Pulp and Waste Paper Sitc 414.00 349.00 USD Million Nov/21
Plywood & Veneers 390.66 412.88 USD Million Nov/21
Oth. Gem Stones 377.75 390.76 USD Million Nov/21
Motorcycles & Parts 362.49 304.58 USD Million Nov/21
Nuclear Fuel Materials 348.52 224.86 USD Million Nov/21
Miscellaneous Nonferrous 340.48 366.68 USD Million Nov/21
Crude Fertilizers and Minerals Sitc 332.00 297.00 USD Million Nov/21
Pleasure Boats & Motors 330.32 484.34 USD Million Nov/21
Live Animals Sitc 326.00 316.00 USD Million Nov/21
Electric Energy 313.90 205.92 USD Million Nov/21
Glassware & Porcelain 292.15 261.40 USD Million Nov/21
NAICS - Forestry Products 277.80 288.00 USD Million Nov/21
Nuts & Preparations 266.55 290.02 USD Million Nov/21
Other Military Equipment 225.53 192.25 USD Million Nov/21
Daily Products & Eggs 210.15 207.83 USD Million Nov/21
Nickel 194.88 163.71 USD Million Nov/21
Zinc 192.23 207.15 USD Million Nov/21
Cane & Beet Sugar 167.14 135.41 USD Million Nov/21
Marine Engine & Parts 103.18 105.20 USD Million Nov/21
Coal Sitc 99.00 103.00 USD Million Nov/21
Records, Tapes & Disks 87.09 84.20 USD Million Nov/21
Nonfarm Tractors & Parts 84.91 70.22 USD Million Nov/21
Crude Petroleum Unit Price 72.33 68.77 USD Nov/21
Cocoa Beans 53.45 38.35 USD Million Nov/21
Newsprint 47.31 50.88 USD Million Nov/21