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 $38.62B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $34.48B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $28.23B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $26.86B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $11.03B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $9.62B 2021
Plastics $8.03B 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $7.63B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $6.36B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $6.22B 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $4.08B 2021
Rubbers $4.02B 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $3.72B 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $3.67B 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $3.63B 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $3.05B 2021
Fertilizers $2.82B 2021
Organic chemicals $2.60B 2021
Aluminum $2.56B 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $2.55B 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.41B 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $2.30B 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $2.24B 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $2.22B 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $2.17B 2021
Iron and steel $2.08B 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $1.90B 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $1.90B 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.64B 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $1.48B 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $1.42B 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $1.24B 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $1.20B 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $1.13B 2021
Copper $1.13B 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $1.10B 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $1.09B 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $1.08B 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $1.07B 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $1.04B 2021
Ceramic products $1.03B 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $1.02B 2021
Glass and glassware $965.62M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $961.51M 2021
Ores slag and ash $954.76M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $910.42M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $855.96M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $851.42M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $772.30M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $764.26M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $752.75M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $743.16M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $711.61M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $702.25M 2021
Clocks and watches $659.84M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $646.95M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $539.69M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $458.81M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $452.67M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $356.11M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $345.18M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $326.54M 2021
Manmade filaments $300.54M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $299.84M 2021
Headgear and $296.84M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $295.62M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $244.85M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $235.11M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $218.35M 2021
Cereals $215.24M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $169.85M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $164.94M 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $150.78M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $138.22M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $137.69M 2021
Live animals $132.78M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $118.28M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $105.08M 2021
Products of animal origin $88.86M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $87.60M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $86.87M 2021
Zinc $83.99M 2021
Cotton $79.12M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $75.08M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $63.70M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $61.81M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $56.10M 2021
Nickel $48.22M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $47.55M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $47.14M 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $37.37M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $26.95M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $20.42M 2021
Tin $17.68M 2021
Lead $17.53M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $17.15M 2021
Silk $5.15M 2021




Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 12444.00 8664.00 17624.00 -4297.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account 18224.00 7500.00 20127.00 -22183.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.20 1.30 4.10 -7.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 48169.00 47962.00 48169.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 60613.00 56626.00 61535.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
External Debt 2195484.00 2178985.00 2349546.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 135.00 144.20 144.20 47.50 points [+]
Capital Flows -18883.00 -2921.00 24576.00 -24448.00 AUD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 33394.00 29274.00 91650.00 -37051.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 371850.00 348440.00 1077720.00 2250.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 48.83 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 257.68 340.00 781.00 238.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 173.00 413.00 413.00 2.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.44 3.03 3.09 0.00 [+]



Australia Imports by Category Last Previous
Machinery & Transport Equipment 14235.00 14570.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Consumption Goods 11932.00 12940.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Capital Goods 8974.00 8814.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Fuels & Lubricants 6960.00 6495.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Misc. Manufactured Articles 5435.00 5467.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Processed Indust.supplies Nes 4675.00 5019.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Chemicals & Rel. Products 3814.00 4628.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Manufactured Goods 3779.00 4255.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Consumption Goods Nes 3648.00 4329.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Tourism Related Service 3493.00 3284.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Machinery & Industrial Equipment 2859.00 3175.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Services, Travel 2629.00 2504.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Non-industrial Transport Equipme 2526.00 3033.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Services, Shipment 2476.00 2608.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Textiles Clothing & Footwear 2235.00 2232.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Misc. Manufactured Articles, Nes 1851.00 1815.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Food & Live Animals 1845.00 1831.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Telecommunications Equipment 1789.00 1263.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Parts For Transport Equipment 1416.00 1489.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Indust.transport Equip.nes 1366.00 1683.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Apparel & Clothing Access Articles 1251.00 1268.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 1235.00 1906.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Capital Goods Nes 1210.00 1134.00 AUD Million Sep/22
ADP Equipment 1170.00 1261.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Manufactures of Metals 1100.00 1203.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Toys,books & Leisure Goods 887.00 827.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Commodities & Transactions, Nec 854.00 803.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Transport Eqp. Excl. Road Vehicles 839.00 385.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Household Electrical Items 762.00 697.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Non-monetary Gold 622.00 528.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Organic & Inorganic Chemicals 601.00 677.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Civil Aircraft 580.00 298.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Furniture & Parts Thereof 557.00 590.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Power Generating Machinery & Equipment 546.00 511.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Plastics 508.00 561.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Chemical Materials & Products 471.00 462.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Non Metallic Mineral Manufactures 447.00 470.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Fertilizers Excl. Crude 435.00 434.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Iron & Steel 433.00 476.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels 431.00 373.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Rubber Manufactures 422.00 505.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Misc. Edible Products & Preparations 391.00 382.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Beverages & Tobacco 374.00 367.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Footwear 340.00 309.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Beverages 338.00 305.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Non Ferrous Metals 336.00 513.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Organic Chemicals 334.00 344.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Vegetables & Fruit 290.00 292.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Inorganic Chemicals 273.00 340.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Plastics In Non Primary Form 259.00 269.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Paper & Paperboard 247.00 255.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Plastics In Primary Form 245.00 287.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Primary Industrial Supplies Nes 243.00 178.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Photographic Appar. & Optical Goods 222.00 216.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Fish & Preparations Thereof 218.00 237.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Cereals & Cereal Preparations 197.00 195.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Dairy Products & Birds Eggs 178.00 146.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Textile Yarn & Fabrics 170.00 184.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Feeding Stuff For Animals 169.00 153.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Animal & Vegetable Oils, Fats & Waxes 125.00 98.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Dyeing, Tanning & Colouring Materials 116.00 115.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Cork & Wood 115.00 133.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Metalliferous Ores & Metal Scrap 107.00 25.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Fixed Vegetable Fats & Oils 106.00 87.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Metal Working Machinery 98.00 104.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Meat & Meat Preparations 91.00 97.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Crude Animal & Vegetable Materials 70.00 80.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Parts For ADP Equipment 66.00 68.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Crude Fertilizers & Minerals 57.00 69.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Sugars, Sugar Preparations & Honey 57.00 56.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Pulp & Waste Paper 49.00 32.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Gas, Natural & Manufactured 43.00 48.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Crude Rubber 12.00 12.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Textile Fibres & Their Wastes 11.00 11.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Animal Oils & Fats 11.00 6.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Oil Seeds & Oleaginous Fruits 9.00 10.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Gold Coin, Whether Or Not Legal Tender 4.00 9.00 AUD Million Sep/22
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 3.00 61.00 AUD Million Sep/22