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



Australia Imports By Category Value Year
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $31.64B 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $24.81B 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $24.64B 2020
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $17.23B 2020
Pharmaceutical products $9.07B 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $8.73B 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $8.33B 2020
Plastics $5.80B 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $5.04B 2020
Articles of iron or steel $4.51B 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $4.43B 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $3.49B 2020
Rubbers $3.32B 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $3.10B 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $2.88B 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $2.82B 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $2.52B 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $2.48B 2020
Organic chemicals $2.41B 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $2.32B 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.02B 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $1.99B 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $1.95B 2020
Aluminum $1.89B 2020
Fertilizers $1.69B 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.67B 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $1.62B 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $1.50B 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $1.22B 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $1.11B 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $1.07B 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $1.03B 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $1.02B 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $938.47M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $923.15M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $920.82M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $907.29M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $856.16M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $802.52M 2020
Ceramic products $800.46M 2020
Iron and steel $787.14M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $774.94M 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $773.82M 2020
Glass and glassware $754.05M 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $736.97M 2020
Copper $718.75M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $699.82M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $699.30M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $698.61M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $635.94M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $627.58M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $599.71M 2020
Ores slag and ash $578.31M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $567.12M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $513.78M 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $486.62M 2020
Clocks and watches $470.66M 2020
Cereals $422.55M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $390.19M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $333.03M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $309.79M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $305.92M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $287.85M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $266.78M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $257.75M 2020
Manmade filaments $243.69M 2020
Headgear and $213.59M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $212.92M 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $188.58M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $170.45M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $164.98M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $157.64M 2020
Live animals $120.53M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $119.21M 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $111.08M 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $104.42M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $101.24M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $82.16M 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $77.81M 2020
Products of animal origin $77.68M 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $69.32M 2020
Cotton $69.18M 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $69.13M 2020
Zinc $60.34M 2020
Nickel $57.03M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $44.20M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $41.51M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $40.83M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $34.52M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $34.14M 2020
Cork and articles of cork $26.80M 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $23.73M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $23.64M 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $13.31M 2020
Tin $10.36M 2020
Lead $10.31M 2020
Silk $3.64M 2020




Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 9423.00 10781.00 13654.00 -4033.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account 23886.00 22870.00 23886.00 -96480000.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.50 0.60 2.50 -7.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 34436.00 32387.00 36435.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 43859.00 43168.00 47416.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
External Debt 2201681.00 2150759.00 2349546.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 128.00 127.00 128.00 47.50 points [+]
Capital Flows -21835.00 -24448.00 24576.00 -24448.00 AUD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 29274.00 56423.00 91650.00 -37051.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4310.00 4410.00 1077720.00 2250.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 48.83 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 347.00 372.00 781.00 238.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 396.00 103.00 396.00 2.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.15 2.65 3.11 0.01 [+]



Australia Imports by Category Last Previous
Machinery & Transport Equipment 12266.00 10850.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Misc. Manufactured Articles 4798.00 4345.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Processed Indust.supplies Nes 4666.00 3956.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Manufactured Goods 3784.00 3097.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Chemicals & Rel. Products 3592.00 3124.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Fuels & Lubricants 3466.00 3258.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Consumption Goods Nes 3411.00 2996.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Machinery & Industrial Equipment 2344.00 2135.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Services, Shipment 2021.00 1657.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Non-industrial Transport Equipme 1899.00 1655.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Textiles Clothing & Footwear 1786.00 1681.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Misc. Manufactured Articles, Nes 1764.00 1610.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Telecommunications Equipment 1706.00 1317.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Food & Live Animals 1525.00 1303.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 1494.00 1424.00 AUD Million Nov/21
ADP Equipment 1399.00 1128.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Indust.transport Equip.nes 1279.00 1023.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Parts For Transport Equipment 1261.00 1127.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Commodities & Transactions, Nec 1205.00 848.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Manufactures of Metals 1067.00 864.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Apparel & Clothing Access Articles 950.00 923.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Toys,books & Leisure Goods 860.00 796.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Civil Aircraft 732.00 503.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels 684.00 428.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Household Electrical Items 676.00 533.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Furniture & Parts Thereof 580.00 454.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Iron & Steel 533.00 402.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Primary Industrial Supplies Nes 523.00 205.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Plastics 508.00 447.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Capital Goods Nes 495.00 616.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Chemical Materials & Products 478.00 369.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Non-monetary Gold 474.00 362.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Power Generating Machinery & Equipment 466.00 357.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Non Ferrous Metals 423.00 300.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Organic & Inorganic Chemicals 419.00 323.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Non Metallic Mineral Manufactures 405.00 367.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Rubber Manufactures 387.00 336.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Metalliferous Ores & Metal Scrap 383.00 184.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Organic Chemicals 334.00 224.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Beverages & Tobacco 330.00 324.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Misc. Edible Products & Preparations 330.00 271.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Transport Eqp. Excl. Road Vehicles 296.00 844.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Fertilizers Excl. Crude 267.00 178.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Beverages 259.00 254.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Vegetables & Fruit 253.00 239.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Plastics In Non Primary Form 252.00 224.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Plastics In Primary Form 252.00 219.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Paper & Paperboard 226.00 210.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Photographic Appar. & Optical Goods 221.00 191.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Tourism Related Service 204.00 101.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Footwear 185.00 171.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Fish & Preparations Thereof 172.00 128.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Cereals & Cereal Preparations 157.00 142.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Textile Yarn & Fabrics 157.00 136.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Dairy Products & Birds Eggs 135.00 118.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Feeding Stuff For Animals 125.00 77.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Cork & Wood 110.00 93.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Dyeing, Tanning & Colouring Materials 102.00 94.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Parts For ADP Equipment 101.00 80.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Services, Travel 100.00 84.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Inorganic Chemicals 92.00 98.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Metal Working Machinery 86.00 70.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Meat & Meat Preparations 84.00 86.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Crude Animal & Vegetable Materials 68.00 53.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Animal & Vegetable Oils, Fats & Waxes 68.00 88.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Crude Fertilizers & Minerals 58.00 42.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Fixed Vegetable Fats & Oils 56.00 78.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Gas, Natural & Manufactured 48.00 42.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Sugars, Sugar Preparations & Honey 46.00 44.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Pulp & Waste Paper 31.00 26.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 27.00 1.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Crude Rubber 12.00 13.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Textile Fibres & Their Wastes 11.00 10.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Oil Seeds & Oleaginous Fruits 11.00 8.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Gold Coin, Whether Or Not Legal Tender 7.00 5.00 AUD Million Nov/21
Animal Oils & Fats 7.00 4.00 AUD Million Nov/21