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Imports of goods and services in current prices

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by imports in the world. As of 2016, imports in the United States of America was 2,735,805 million US dollars that accounts for 13.70 % of the world's imports. The top 5 countries (others are China, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France) account for 37.95 % of it. The world's total imports was estimated at 19,966,770 million US dollars in 2016.

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What is imports?

Imports of goods and services consist of purchases, barter, or receipts of gifts or grants, of goods and services by residents from non- residents. The treatment of exports and imports in the System of National Accounts is generally identical with that in the balance of payments accounts as described in the Balance of Payments Manual.