Imports to Portugal jumped 10.9 percent from a year earlier to EUR 6.801 billion in April 2019, mainly boosted by purchases of transport equipment (24.7 percent), machinery and other capital goods (18.5 percent), and fuels and lubricants (19.1 percent) following the dangerous goods drivers' strike. Among major trade partners, imports rose from Germany (20.6 percent), Spain (7.4 percent) and the US (245.0 percent). Imports in Portugal averaged 1730.79 EUR Million from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6977.92 EUR Million in March of 2019 and a record low of 0 EUR Million in May of 1955.

Imports in Portugal is expected to be 6190.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Portugal to stand at 6420.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Imports is projected to trend around 6290.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Portugal Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1802.33 -1801.97 3.55 -2524.87 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -324.71 -525.36 1105.17 -2590.60 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.60 0.50 3.10 -14.70 percent [+]
Imports 6801.28 6977.92 6977.92 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 4998.95 5175.95 5319.44 1.69 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 412765.99 407313.05 421132.40 56392.07 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 361.82 -531.92 1857.05 -2366.47 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 343.08 121.97 6288.10 -3307.52 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 316.45 329.43 515.40 153.66 EUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 1051.72 830.17 2196.02 199.98 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 382.50 382.50 606.76 382.48 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 1.85 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3186713.00 2273677.00 5972372.00 88000.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 3.00 56.00 172.00 0.00 USD Million [+]

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Portugal Imports

In 2017, Portugal imported mostly: machinery and mechanical appliances, electrical equipment (17 percent of total imports); vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment (14 percent); mineral products (12 percent); products of the chemical or allied industries (10 percent); base metals and articles of base metal (8 percent); plastics and rubber (6 percent); textiles and textile articles (6 percent); live animals, animal products (5 percent); prepared foodstuffs (5 percent); and vegetables (4 percent). Portugal's main import partners were Spain (32 percent of total imports), Germany (14 percent), France (7 percent), Italy and the Netherlands (5 percent each), the UK and China (3 percent each) and Russia and Brazil (2 percent each). This page provides - Portugal Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6801.28 6977.92 6977.92 0.00 1950 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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