Imports to India tumbled declined 13.85 percent over a year earlier to USD 36.89 billion in September 2019, as purchases went down for coal, coke & briquettes (-23.96 percent); petroleum, crude & products (-18.33 percent); pearls, precious & semi-precious stones (-17.34 percent) and organic & inorganic chemicals (-16.21 percent). Imports in India averaged 8307 USD Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 45730 USD Million in August of 2018 and a record low of 117.40 USD Million in August of 1958.

Imports in India is expected to be 44500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in India to stand at 45700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Imports is projected to trend around 45100.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -10860.00 -13450.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account -14315.70 -4628.37 7360.00 -31857.18 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.30 -1.90 2.30 -4.80 percent [+]
Imports 36890.00 39580.00 45730.00 117.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 26030.00 26130.00 32550.00 59.01 USD Million [+]
External Debt 557400.00 543300.00 557400.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 73.30 71.10 100.00 57.90 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -823.59 -83.26 766.97 -823.59 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1824.00 3812.00 8569.00 -1336.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 14641.80 12616.91 14641.80 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 798587.00 817455.00 1191147.00 129286.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 618.16 618.16 618.16 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 669.00 674.00 813.00 526.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.57 7.53 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 46.00 56.00 56.00 0.00 USD Million [+]

India Imports by Country Last Previous
China 453.41 425.74 INR Billion Aug/19
United States 204.05 199.69 INR Billion Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 180.66 155.66 INR Billion Aug/19
Iraq 160.49 103.08 INR Billion Aug/19
United Arab Emirates 153.50 157.18 INR Billion Aug/19
Hong Kong 98.11 96.39 INR Billion Aug/19
Indonesia 89.10 71.91 INR Billion Aug/19
Singapore 80.07 97.59 INR Billion Aug/19
Japan 78.43 78.01 INR Billion Aug/19
Switzerland 78.40 82.22 INR Billion Aug/19
Australia 73.43 61.78 INR Billion Aug/19
Nigeria 68.41 54.52 INR Billion Aug/19
Malaysia 58.26 64.56 INR Billion Aug/19
Qatar 49.28 63.87 INR Billion Aug/19
Thailand 43.47 45.44 INR Billion Aug/19
United Kingdom 43.36 41.58 INR Billion Aug/19
Belgium 42.64 56.32 INR Billion Aug/19
Russia 34.92 41.61 INR Billion Aug/19
South Africa 29.42 40.03 INR Billion Aug/19
Italy 28.15 29.29 INR Billion Aug/19
India Imports by Category Last Previous
Non Pol Items 10697670.00 8656960.00 INR Million Aug/19
Non Pol Items 2040709.63 2073298.61 INR Million Aug/19
Petroleum Crude & Products 773.81 663.50 INR Billion Aug/19
Non Oil 151.06 109.19 USD Million Aug/19
Oil 55.33 44.45 USD Million Aug/19
Non Oil 28.71 28.45 USD Million Aug/19
Cotton Raw & Waste 21.66 15.01 INR Billion Aug/19
Project Goods 13.75 7.51 INR Billion Aug/19
Oil 10.88 9.60 USD Million Aug/19

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India Imports

India main imports are: mineral fuels, oils and waxes and bituminous substances (27 percent of total imports); pearls, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry (14 percent); electrical machinery and equipment (10 percent); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances (8 percent); and organic chemicals (4 percent). India’s major import partners are: China (16 percent of total imports), the United States (6 percent), United Arab Emirates (6 percent), Saudi Arabia (5 percent) and Switzerland (5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - India Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36890.00 39580.00 45730.00 117.40 1957 - 2019 USD Million Monthly
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