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India - Food imports as a share of merchandise imports

5.8 (%) in 2017

In 2017, food imports for India was 5.8 %. Though India food imports fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1967 - 2017 period ending at 5.8 % in 2017.

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What is food imports?

Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

What is India food imports?

Date Value Change, %
2017 5.8 -10.70 %
2016 6.5 12.98 %
2015 5.8 29.15 %
2014 4.5 14.46 %
2013 3.9 -3.78 %
2012 4.0 8.21 %
2011 3.7 -5.32 %
2010 4.0 -6.19 %
2009 4.2 68.98 %
2008 2.5 -27.13 %
2007 3.4 12.42 %
2006 3.0