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 Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 12237.00 13475.00 16870.00 -4292.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -2278.00 14745.00 20091.00 -22183.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.40 3.20 4.10 -7.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 45604.00 45159.00 47984.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 57841.00 58634.00 60869.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
External Debt 2214883.00 2195484.00 2349546.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 131.40 135.00 144.20 47.50 points [+]
Capital Flows 7868.00 -18883.00 24576.00 -24448.00 AUD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 33394.00 29274.00 91650.00 -37051.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 505240.00 430470.00 1077720.00 2250.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 48.83 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 320.17 314.00 781.00 238.00 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 Points [+]



Australia Imports by Category Last Previous
Machinery & Transport Equipment 13997.00 14642.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Consumption Goods 12305.00 12185.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Capital Goods 8433.00 9221.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Fuels & Lubricants 6476.00 6661.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Misc. Manufactured Articles 5596.00 5578.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Processed Indust.supplies Nes 4961.00 4515.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Chemicals & Rel. Products 4243.00 3661.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Consumption Goods Nes 4122.00 3777.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Manufactured Goods 3820.00 3892.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Tourism Related Service 3434.00 3583.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Machinery & Industrial Equipment 2891.00 2810.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Non-industrial Transport Equipme 2780.00 2839.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Services, Travel 2732.00 2889.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Services, Shipment 2239.00 2415.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Misc. Manufactured Articles, Nes 2116.00 2088.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Textiles Clothing & Footwear 2006.00 2112.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Food & Live Animals 1839.00 1758.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 1675.00 1386.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Telecommunications Equipment 1610.00 1956.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Parts For Transport Equipment 1593.00 1548.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Indust.transport Equip.nes 1243.00 1506.00 AUD Million Nov/22
ADP Equipment 1218.00 1411.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Manufactures of Metals 1107.00 1100.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Apparel & Clothing Access Articles 1043.00 1176.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Commodities & Transactions, Nec 1012.00 856.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Capital Goods Nes 980.00 1070.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Toys,books & Leisure Goods 809.00 926.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Household Electrical Items 742.00 724.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Power Generating Machinery & Equipment 668.00 589.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Organic & Inorganic Chemicals 632.00 555.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Furniture & Parts Thereof 610.00 552.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Chemical Materials & Products 556.00 469.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Non-monetary Gold 551.00 400.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Civil Aircraft 491.00 468.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Rubber Manufactures 482.00 446.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Plastics 475.00 470.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Non Metallic Mineral Manufactures 439.00 458.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Iron & Steel 430.00 468.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Beverages & Tobacco 406.00 380.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Fertilizers Excl. Crude 382.00 217.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Non Ferrous Metals 363.00 367.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels 355.00 374.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Misc. Edible Products & Preparations 350.00 372.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Transport Eqp. Excl. Road Vehicles 338.00 410.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Beverages 336.00 327.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Inorganic Chemicals 323.00 249.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Organic Chemicals 313.00 310.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Vegetables & Fruit 307.00 284.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Footwear 296.00 279.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Photographic Appar. & Optical Goods 260.00 255.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Fish & Preparations Thereof 255.00 229.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Paper & Paperboard 248.00 291.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Plastics In Non Primary Form 240.00 233.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Plastics In Primary Form 230.00 233.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Cereals & Cereal Preparations 190.00 181.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Dairy Products & Birds Eggs 187.00 168.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Feeding Stuff For Animals 186.00 112.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Primary Industrial Supplies Nes 181.00 213.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Textile Yarn & Fabrics 162.00 168.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Dyeing, Tanning & Colouring Materials 112.00 103.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Cork & Wood 108.00 112.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Animal & Vegetable Oils, Fats & Waxes 107.00 70.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Metal Working Machinery 96.00 85.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Meat & Meat Preparations 93.00 107.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Crude Animal & Vegetable Materials 83.00 79.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Fixed Vegetable Fats & Oils 80.00 48.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Parts For ADP Equipment 79.00 85.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Crude Fertilizers & Minerals 59.00 37.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Sugars, Sugar Preparations & Honey 49.00 54.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Pulp & Waste Paper 43.00 23.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Gas, Natural & Manufactured 42.00 4.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 41.00 37.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Metalliferous Ores & Metal Scrap 21.00 89.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Animal Oils & Fats 21.00 16.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Oil Seeds & Oleaginous Fruits 15.00 9.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Crude Rubber 15.00 13.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Textile Fibres & Their Wastes 11.00 10.00 AUD Million Nov/22
Gold Coin, Whether Or Not Legal Tender 9.00 10.00 AUD Million Nov/22