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



India Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $104.36B 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $42.94B 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $41.05B 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $35.20B 2020
Organic chemicals $18.15B 2020
Plastics $11.97B 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $10.60B 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $8.22B 2020
Iron and steel $7.55B 2020
Fertilizers $7.18B 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $6.19B 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $5.66B 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $5.35B 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $4.31B 2020
Copper $4.25B 2020
Aluminum $3.65B 2020
Articles of iron or steel $3.54B 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $3.20B 2020
Rubbers $2.61B 2020
Pharmaceutical products $2.48B 2020
Ores slag and ash $2.34B 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $2.26B 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $1.88B 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $1.85B 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $1.81B 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $1.72B 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $1.65B 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $1.48B 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $1.46B 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $1.05B 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $976.81M 2020
Glass and glassware $935.86M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $836.17M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $835.11M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $797.72M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $758.77M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $746.88M 2020
Manmade filaments $745.23M 2020
Nickel $701.85M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $684.01M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $669.21M 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $661.78M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $646.86M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $641.06M 2020
Lead $620.46M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $598.13M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $536.36M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $534.36M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $517.03M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $512.85M 2020
Ceramic products $505.34M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $504.61M 2020
Cotton $486.26M 2020
Zinc $444.17M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $442.55M 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $415.24M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $407.38M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $376.42M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $351.04M 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $321.50M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $309.92M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $269.26M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $263.37M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $256.99M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $238.80M 2020
Clocks and watches $216.79M 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $205.23M 2020
Tin $183.34M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $180.54M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $178.94M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $154.91M 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $145.25M 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $131.27M 2020
Silk $110.87M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $108.33M 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $108.04M 2020
Cereals $98.52M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $90.97M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $82.95M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $63.74M 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $58.34M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $54.05M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $45.99M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $42.29M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $37.30M 2020
Products of animal origin $31.15M 2020
Headgear and $27.37M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $23.17M 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $18.93M 2020
Live animals $13.59M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $12.60M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $9.25M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $6.16M 2020
Cork and articles of cork $5.49M 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $4.08M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $3.56M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $2.10M 2020




India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -21.68 -22.91 0.79 -22.91 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -9600.00 -8100.00 19083.03 -31857.18 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.90 -0.90 2.30 -4.80 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 59.48 52.94 59.48 0.12 USD Billion [+]
Exports 37.81 30.04 37.81 0.06 USD Billion [+]
External Debt 593100.00 571300.00 593100.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 107.20 124.70 126.20 61.90 points [+]
Capital Flows -20.32 -61.71 766.97 -822.33 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1641.00 1933.00 17689.00 -2891.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 13668.02 14354.76 16373.32 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 29397.00 13307.00 1226398.00 2820.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 743.83 703.71 743.83 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 607.64 606.58 813.00 487.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.35 7.52 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 151.00 18.00 151.00 0.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Auto Exports 36850.00 29914.00 63693.00 4034.00 units [+]



India Imports by Category Last Previous
Non Pol Items 24193270.00 20926801.00 INR Million Dec/21
Non Pol Items 3280294.02 2865072.49 INR Million Dec/21
Petroleum Crude & Products 1199.83 1093.30 INR Billion Dec/21
Non Oil 243.98 203.03 USD Million Oct/21
Oil 87.42 72.99 USD Million Oct/21
Non Oil 40.94 38.95 USD Million Oct/21
Project Goods 16.25 9.11 INR Billion Dec/21
Oil 14.43 17.44 USD Million Oct/21
Cotton Raw & Waste 3.97 1.95 INR Billion Dec/21