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



Papua New Guinea Imports By Category Value Year
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $2.05B 2012
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $1.46B 2012
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $713.57M 2012
Articles of iron or steel $614.76M 2012
Electrical, electronic equipment $572.12M 2012
Cereals $288.31M 2012
Plastics $167.35M 2012
Aircraft, spacecraft $160.61M 2012
Rubbers $151.74M 2012
Meat and edible meat offal $144.43M 2012
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $125.26M 2012
Iron and steel $100.87M 2012
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $97.70M 2012
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $93.28M 2012
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $88.90M 2012
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $73.26M 2012
Aluminum $66.90M 2012
Pharmaceutical products $65.63M 2012
Miscellaneous chemical products $61.84M 2012
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $58.12M 2012
Miscellaneous edible preparations $57.86M 2012
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $55.24M 2012
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $55.13M 2012
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $53.36M 2012
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $53.07M 2012
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $52.78M 2012
Fertilizers $50.07M 2012
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $48.55M 2012
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $46.19M 2012
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $42.91M 2012
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $38.49M 2012
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $37.34M 2012
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $36.18M 2012
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $35.38M 2012
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $32.78M 2012
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $32.42M 2012
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $27.73M 2012
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $27.55M 2012
Sugars and sugar confectionery $25.37M 2012
Glass and glassware $24.93M 2012
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $22.77M 2012
Organic chemicals $18.86M 2012
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $17.67M 2012
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $17.64M 2012
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $17.38M 2012
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $17.05M 2012
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $16.52M 2012
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $16.34M 2012
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $15.00M 2012
Toys, games, sports requisites $13.85M 2012
Photographic or cinematographic goods $12.87M 2012
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $12.00M 2012
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $11.63M 2012
Commodities not specified according to kind $11.50M 2012
Ceramic products $11.46M 2012
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $10.96M 2012
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $10.49M 2012
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $9.92M 2012
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $9.64M 2012
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $9.21M 2012
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $8.32M 2012
Cotton $6.05M 2012
Manmade filaments $6.00M 2012
Manmade staple fibers $5.66M 2012
Copper $5.62M 2012
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $5.24M 2012
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $4.04M 2012
Headgear and $3.35M 2012
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $2.67M 2012
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $2.45M 2012
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $2.38M 2012
Clocks and watches $2.37M 2012
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $2.15M 2012
Knitted or crocheted fabric $1.80M 2012
Live animals $1.48M 2012
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $1.34M 2012
Zinc $1.22M 2012
Ores slag and ash $959.42K 2012
Products of animal origin $948.48K 2012
Lac, gums, resins $904.35K 2012
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $658.18K 2012
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $634.77K 2012
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $590.66K 2012
Lead $559.88K 2012
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $498.21K 2012
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $472.66K 2012
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $429.07K 2012
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $265.74K 2012
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $224.96K 2012
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $150.08K 2012
Silk $108.4K 2012
Cork and articles of cork $107.34K 2012
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $102.36K 2012
Nickel $83.64K 2012
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $43.19K 2012
Tin $40.43K 2012
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $15.91K 2012




Papua New Guinea Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 8740.00 6105.00 8740.00 75.00 PGK Million [+]
Current Account 6917.00 4990.00 6917.00 -2266.00 PGK Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 18.60 16.90 24.70 -16.60 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 1880.00 2549.00 3881.00 518.00 PGK Million [+]
Exports 10620.00 8654.00 10620.00 623.00 PGK Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1.96 1.96 1.96 1.96 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -191.00 270.00 968.00 -799.00 PGK Million [+]
Capital Flows -4450.00 -4713.00 1881.00 -6985.00 PGK Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 36.00 36.00 128.00 4.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.69 1.36 2.04 0.00 [+]