India Imports by Country 2022

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India Imports by Country 2022

India is 5th Largest economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$). It’s the 12th largest country by total imports and the 18th largest by total exports. The total Exports by India in 2021-22 are valued at $ 422,004M and the imports by India are valued at $613,052M. 

India’s overall Imports (Merchandise and Services combined) in 2022 are estimated to be USD $ 700 Billion, exhibiting a  growth of 32% over 2021.

The top Imports of India in 2021 are Crude Petroleum, Coal/Coke, Petroleum Products, Gold, and Pearls/ Precious Jewellery. The top countries by Imports are China ($94.5B), United Arab Emirates ($28B), the United States ($43.3B), Saudi Arabia ($34B), and Iraq ($32B).

source: Ministry of Commerce and Industries

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List of Top Countries by Imports

China is the largest import partner of India. In the year 2021-22 India imported goods worth $ 94.57 billion from China. It’s followed by UAE ($44.8B) and the United States ($43B). With $34B of imports, Saudia Arabia is at number four, and Iraq with $32 B is in 5th place.

source: Ministry of Commerce and Industries

#Country / Region2021-2022
($US Million)
1China94,570.57
2U Arab Emts44,833.48
3USA43,314.07
4Saudi Arab34,100.58
5Iraq31,927.05
6Switzerland23,392.32
7Hong Kong19,096.61
8Singapore18,962.19
9Indonesia17,702.83
10South Korea17,477.20
11Australia16,756.17
12Germany14,968.10
13Japan14,399.77
14Qatar13,193.70
15Malaysia12,424.20
16Kuwait11,001.76
17South Africa10,965.81
18Nigeria10,291.58
19Belgium9,951.65
20Russia9,869.99
21Thailand9,332.59
22Vietnam7,438.52
23UK7,017.78
24Oman6,840.65
25Taiwan6,234.48
26France5,782.10
27Brazil5,713.28
28Italy5,048.47
29Netherland4,478.10
30Mexico4,248.04
31Argentina4,201.74
32Guinea3,616.56
33Egypt3,520.83
34Canada3,132.78
35Israel3,073.79
36Colombia2,964.29
37Ukraine2,913.61
38Angola2,725.08
39Peru2,707.38
40Tanzania 2,279.18
41Morocco2,244.19
42Norway2,092.36
43Bolivia2,072.54
44Spain2,052.99
45Turkey1,996.75
46Bangladesh1,977.93
47Mozambique1,879.49
48Jordan1,827.19
49Ghana1,497.77
50Sweden1,450.13
#Country2021-22 ($US million)
51Chile1,371.16
52Nepal1,371.04
53Congo P Rep1,309.73
54Ireland1,135.81
55Poland1,124.79
56Gabon1,070.49
57Ecuador1,012.40
58Sri Lanka Dsr1,009.97
59Algeria1,004.24
60Myanmar1,001.87
61Denmark888.73
62Equtl Guinea885.56
63Finland876.28
64Austria825.13
65Cameroon806.42
66Baharain Is753.29
67Philippines729.12
68Senegal696.16
69Dominic Rep648.77
70Czech Republic592.1
71Bhutan545.04
72Botswana527.96
73Afghanistan510.93
74Cote D’ Ivoire468.78
75Iran463.38
76Burkina Faso425.44
77Benin402.12
78Brunei394.44
79Belarus381.08
80Togo376.85
81New Zealand374.84
82Libya358.2
83Papua N Gna357.58
84Kazakhstan325.77
85Slovenia303.24
86Greece299.94
87Tunisia297.83
88Hungary293.67
89Panama Republic292.4
90Romania263.1
91Swaziland234.98
92Yemen Republc227.81
93Lithuania200.92
94Georgia196.64
95Guinea Bissau174.34
96Bulgaria173.2
97Portugal164.54
98Uruguay161.49
99Guyana156.96
100Kenya145.35
101Madagascar144.06
102Uganda142.33
103Armenia134.85
104Latvia134.64
105Sudan129.15
106Zambia118.18
107Trinidad112.2
108Malawi107.71
109Azerbaijan104.81
110Slovak Rep101.86
111Cambodia94.88
112Venezuela89.42
113Cyprus74.32
114Estonia72.3
115Mauritius71.87
116Uzbekistan71.35
117Maldives68.93
118Luxembourg67.39
119Costa Rica63.28
120Ethiopia62.44
121Croatia59.43
122Puerto Rico54.9
123Namibia45.99
124Unspecified45.85
125Gambia43.49
126Djibouti41.68
127Lebanon32.46
128Suriname31.93
129Congo D. Rep.31.21
130Albania30.71
131Reunion27.71
132Solomon Is25.93
133Nauru Rp23.28
134Malta22.88
135Mali22.85
136Haiti21.86
137Liberia21.2
138Honduras21.12
139Guatemala21.08
140Macao20.11
141Somalia18.06
142Sierra Leone16.92
143Paraguay16.3
144Netherlandantil16.12
145Niger15.99
146Syria15.61
147Comoros14.87
148Br Virgn Is14.72
149Mauritania12.02
150Serbia11.07
151Tajikistan10.74
152Turkmenistan10.07
153Nicaragua9.51
154New Caledonia8.11
155Zimbabwe7.77
156Rwanda7.55
157Iceland5.71
158Korea Dp Rp5.26
159Cape Verde Is4.63
160El Salvador4.11
161Seychelles3.92
162Bahamas3.52
163Bosnia-Hrzgovin3.03
164Chad3
165St Kitt N A2.98
166Pakistan Ir2.54
167Jamaica1.8
168Kyrghyzstan1.79
169Aruba1.77
170South Sudan1.23
171Antartica1.22
172Macedonia1.19
173Marshall Island1.19
174Mayotte1.15
175Fr Polynesia1.11
176Cuba1
177Barbados0.84
178Liechtenstein0.83
179Lao Pd Rp0.8
180Grenada0.74
181Guadeloupe0.74
182Mongolia0.54
183Belize0.5
184Fiji Is0.49
185Martinique0.48
186Virgin Is Us0.44
187Tokelau Is0.42
188Samoa0.38
189Monaco0.37
190Montenegro0.35
191Norfolk Is0.35
192Fr Guiana0.33
193State Of Palest0.3
194Gibraltar0.25
195Dominica0.19
196C Afri Rep0.18
197St Lucia0.14
198Antigua0.13
199Us Minor Outlying Islands0.13
200Eritrea0.12
S.No.Region2021-2022 ($US million)% Share
1NE Asia151,804.5524.76
2West Asia- GCC110,723.4518.06
3ASEAN68,081.4311.11
4EU Countries51,405.818.39
5North America50,694.898.27
6Other West Asia37,567.306.13
7European Free Trade Ass. (EFTA)25,491.224.16
8West Africa22,158.923.61
9Latin America21,738.003.55
10East Asia (Oceania)17,538.722.86
11Other CIS Countries13,601.072.22
12Southern African Customs Union (SACU)11,774.741.92
13Other European Countries9,060.881.48
14North Africa7,554.441.23
15South Asia5,486.370.89
16Other South African Countries4,730.530.77
17East Africa2,809.140.46
18Caribbean Countries419.730.07
19Central Africa292.010.05
20Unspecified118.860.02

Imports top 5 Principal Commodities

#Principal Commodity Import2021-22 ($US million)
1Petroleum: Crude122,449.32
2Gold46,165.58
3Petroleum Products39,361.13
4Coal, Coke and Briquettes etc31,718.29
5Pearl, Precs, Semiprecs Stones31,007.86

source: Ministry of Commerce and Industries

S.No.Import Commodity2021-2022%Share
1Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils And Products Of Their Distillation; Bituminous Substances; Mineral Waxes.  194,857.0831.78
2Pearls, Precious Or Semiprecious Stones, Pre. Metals, Imit. Jewelry; Coin.  81,663.7213.32
3Electrical Machinery and Equipment; Sound Recorders  Television Image Sound Recorders And Reproducers,62,489.5610.19
4Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery, and Mechanical Appliances; Parts Thereof.  50,586.808.25
5Organic Chemicals  28,522.514.65
6Plastic And Articles Thereof.  19,994.173.26
7Animal Or Vegetable Fats And Oils And Their Cleavage Products; Pre. Edible Fats; Animal Or Vegetable Waxes.  19,354.933.16
8Fertilisers.  12,765.662.08
9Iron And Steel  12,612.822.06
10Optical, Photographic Cinematographic Measuring, Checking Precision, Medical Or Surgical Inst. 11,331.151.85
11Inorganic Chemicals; Organic Or Inorganic Compounds Of Precious Metals10,242.881.67
12Miscellaneous Chemical Products.  7,874.471.28
13Copper And Articles Thereof.  7,059.271.15
14Vehicles Other Than Railway Or Tramway Rolling Stock, 6,344.981.04
15Aluminium And Articles Thereof.  6,071.800.99
16Ores, Slag And Ash.  5,732.390.94
17Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof.  4,995.790.81
18Articles Of Iron Or Steel  4,710.690.77
19Ships, Boats, and Floating Structures.  4,208.690.69
20Rubber and Articles Thereof.  4,136.390.67
21Salt; Sulphur; Earths And Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime, and Cement.  4,024.450.66
22Edible Fruit And Nuts; Peel Or Citrus Fruit Or Melons.  3,741.120.61
23Pulp Of Wood Or Of Other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Waste And Scrap Of Paper Or Paperboard.  3,451.650.56
24Pharmaceutical Products  3,441.350.56
25Tanning Or Dyeing Extracts; Tannins And Their Deri. Dyes, Pigments and Other Colouring Matter; Paints And Ver; Putty And Other Mastics; Inks.  2,606.010.43
26Edible Vegetables And Certain Roots And Tubers.  2,319.990.38
27Paper And Paperboard; Articles Of Paper Pulp, Of Paper Or Of Paperboard.  2,265.740.37
28Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal.  2,033.960.33
29Project Goods; Some Special Uses.  1,497.500.24
30Man-Made Filaments.  1,494.930.24
31Glass And Glassware.  1,423.410.23
32Furniture; Bedding, Mattresses, Mattress Supports, Cushions, and Similar Stuffed Furnishing; Lamps And Lighting Fittings Not Elsewhere Specified Or Inc  1,343.110.22
33Tools Implements, Cutlery, Spoons, and Forks, Of Base Metal; Parts Thereof Of Base Metal.  1,276.330.21
34Soap, Organic Surface-Active Agents, Washing Preparations, Lubricating Preparations, Artificial Waxes, Prepared Waxes, Polishing Or Scouring Prep.  1,270.290.21
35Residues And Waste From The Food Industries; Prepared Animal Foder.  1,247.040.20
36Miscellaneous Articles Of Base Metal.  1,135.000.19
37Nickel And Articles Thereof.  1,065.660.17
38Essential Oils And Resinoids; Perfumery, Cosmetic Or Toilet Preparations.  1,053.150.17
39Man-Made Staple Fibres.  1,034.260.17
40Coffee, Tea, Mate, and Spices.  943.10.15
41Articles Of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica, Or Similar Materials.  940.610.15
42Oil Seeds And Olea. Fruits; Misc. Grains, Seeds, and Fruit; Industrial Or Medicinal Plants; Straw And Fodder.  906.120.15
43Beverages, Spirits, and Vinegar.  876.050.14
44Impregnated, Coated, Covered, Or Laminated Textile Fabrics; Textile Articles Of A Kind Suitable For Industrial Use.  854.550.14
45Albuminoidal Substances; Modified Starches; Glues; Enzymes.  805.770.13
46Cotton.  739.050.12
47Lead And Articles Thereof.  710.560.12
48Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles.  709.260.12
49Ceramic Products.  695.590.11
50Zinc And Articles Thereof.  680.30.11
51Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics.  673.530.11
52Articles Of Apparel And Clothing Accessories, Not Knitted Or Crocheted.  659.650.11
53Footwear, Gaiters, And The Like; Parts Of Such Articles.  643.460.11
54Other Base Metals; Cermets; Articles Thereof.  633.030.10
55Other Made Up Textile Articles; Sets; Worn Clothing And Worn Textile Articles; Rags  622.190.10
56Articles Of Apparel And Clothing Accessories, Knitted Or Corcheted.  605.410.10
57Railway Or Tramway Locomotives, Rolling-Stock And Parts Thereof; Railway Or Tramway Track Fixtures And Fittings And Parts Thereof; Mechanical  510.810.08
58Wadding, Felt and Nonwovens; Spacial Yarns; Twine, Cordage, Ropes And Cables And Articles Thereof.  444.070.07
59Raw Hides And Skins (Other Than Furskins) And Leather  424.530.07
60Other Vegetable Textile Fibres; Paper Yarn And Woven Fabrics Of Paper Yarn.  420.290.07
61Toys, Games And Sports Requisites; Parts And Accessories Thereof.  392.950.06
62Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof.  390.140.06
63Tin And Articles Thereof.  384.620.06
64Cocoa And Cocoa Preparations.  363.40.06
65Articles Of Leather, Saddlery And Harness; Travel Goods, Handbags And Similar Cont.Articles Of Animal Gut345.640.06
66Sugars And Sugar Confectionery.  300.740.05
67Printed Bookds, Newspapers, Pictures And Other Products Of The Printing Industry; 290.110.05
68Lac; Gums, Resins and Other Vegetable Saps And Extracts.  285.060.05
69Wool, Fine Or Coarse Animal Hair, Horsehair Yarn and Woven Fabric.  279.540.05
70Miscellaneous Edible Preparations.  252.60.04
71Special Woven Fabrics; Tufted Textile Fabrics; Lace; Tapestries; Trimmings; Embroidery.  246.810.04
72Photographic Or Cinematographic Goods.  203.50.03
73Fish And Crustaceans, Molluscs And Other Aquatic Invertabrates.  168.730.03
74Preparations Of Cereals, Flour, Starch Or Milk; Pastrycooks Products.  155.160.03
75Silk  147.960.02
76Preparations Of Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts Or Other Parts Of Plants.  133.720.02
77Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof.  130.430.02
78Carpets And Other Textile Floor Coverings.  114.750.02
79Vegetable Plaiting Materials; Vegetable Products Not Elsewhere Specified Or Included.  105.370.02
80Products Of The Milling Industry; Malt; Starches; Inulin; Wheat Gluten.  76.490.01
81Works Of Art Collectors’ Pieces And Antiques.  65.740.01
82Tobacco And Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes.  62.980.01
83Musical Instruments; Parts And Accessories Of Such Articles.  59.170.01
84Cereals.  56.210.01
85Products Of Animal Origin, Not Elsewhere Specified Or Included.  44.20.01
86Live Trees And Other Plants; Bulbs; Roots And The Like; Cut Flowers And Ornamental Foliage.  34.620.01
87Headgear And Parts Thereof.  32.420.01
88Dairy Produce; Birds’ Eggs; Natural Honey; Edible Prod. Of Animal Origin, Not Elsewhere Spec. Or Included.  30.160.005
89Prepared Feathers And Down And Articles Made Of Feathers Or Of Down; Artificial Flowers; Articles Of Human Hair.  24.090.004
90Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking-Sticks, Seat-Sticks, Whips, Riding-Crops 23.860.004
91Miscellaneous Goods.  12.580.002
92Preparations Of Meat, Of Fish Or Of Crustaceans, Molluscs Or Other Aquatic Invertebrates  12.290.002
93Explosives; Pyrotechnic Products; Matches; Pyrophoric Alloys; Certain Combustible Preparations.  12.230.002
94Live Animals.  10.440.002
95Cork And Articles Of Cork.  8.430.001
96Manufactures Of Straw, Of Esparto Or Of Other Plaiting Materials; Basketware And Wickerwork.  6.280.001
97Furskins And Artificial Fur, Manufactures Thereof.  5.40.001
98Meat And Edible Meat Offal.  4.120.001
 India’s Total Import613,052.05