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Imports - partners

This page shows the value of the Imports - partners information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Afghanistan

FSU, Pakistan, Iran, Japan, Singapore, India, South Korea, Germany

Albania

Italy 43%, Greece 29%, Turkey 4%, Germany 4%, Bulgaria, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1998)

Algeria

France 29.5%, Italy 9.8%, US 7.2%, Spain 6.8%, Germany 6.2%, Canada 4.1% (1998)

American Samoa

US 62%, Japan 9%, NZ 7%, Australia 11%, Fiji 4%, other 7%

Andorra

Spain 48%, France 35%, US 2.3% (1998)

Angola

Portugal 20%, US 17%, South Africa 10%, Spain, Brazil, France (1998)

Anguilla

NA

Antigua and Barbuda

US 27%, UK 16%, Canada 4%, OECS 3%

Argentina

EU 28%, US 22%, Brazil 21% (1999 est.)

Armenia

Russia, US, UK, Iran, Turkey, Belgium (1998)

Aruba

US 55.5%, Netherlands 12.3%, Japan 3.5% (1998)

Australia

EU 24%, US 22%, Japan 14%, ASEAN 12% (1998)

Austria

EU 70% (Germany 42%, Italy 8%, France 5%), US 5%, Hungary 3%, Switzerland 3% (1999 est.)

Azerbaijan

Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, UAE, Iran

Bahamas, The

US 27.3%, Italy 26.5%, Japan 10%, Denmark 4.2% (1998)

Bahrain

Saudi Arabia 45%, US 10%, UK 6%, Japan 5%, Germany 4% (1997)

Bangladesh

India 12%, China 9%, Japan 7%, Hong Kong 6%, South Korea 6% (1997)

Barbados

US 30.7%, Trinidad and Tobago 10.2%, Japan 8.3%, UK 7.7%, Canada 2.2% (1998)

Belarus

Russia 54%, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Lithuania (1998)

Belgium

EU 71% (Germany 18%, Netherlands 17%, France 14%, UK 9%) (1998)

Belize

US 52%, Mexico 13%, UK 5% (1997)

Benin

France 22%, China 16%, UK, Netherlands (1998)

Bermuda

US 34%, UK 9%, Mexico 8% (1997)

Bhutan

India 77%, Japan, UK, Germany, US

Bolivia

US 32%, Japan 24%, Brazil 12%, Argentina 12%, Chile 7%, Peru 4%, Germany 3% (1998)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

NA

Botswana

Southern African Customs Union (SACU) 78%, Europe 8%, Zimbabwe 6% (1996)

Brazil

US 23%, Argentina 12%, Germany 10%, Japan 5%, Italy 5% (1999)

British Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands (US), Puerto Rico, US

Brunei

Singapore 32%, UK 17%, Malaysia 12%, France 12%, US 5% (1998)

Bulgaria

Russia 20%, Germany 14%, Italy 8%, Greece 6%, US 4% (1998)

Burkina Faso

Cote d'Ivoire, France, Senegal, Togo, Nigeria, US

Burundi

Benelux, France, Zambia, Germany, Kenya, Japan (1998)

Cambodia

Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand

Cameroon

France 25%, Nigeria 8%, US 8%, Germany 6% (1997 est.)

Canada

US 77%, Japan 3%, UK, Germany, France, Mexico, Taiwan, South Korea (1998)

Cape Verde

Portugal, Netherlands, France, UK, Spain, US

Cayman Islands

US, Trinidad and Tobago, UK, Netherlands Antilles, Japan

Central African Republic

France 30%, Cote d'Ivoire 18%, Cameroon 11%, Germany 4%, Japan (1997)

Chad

France 41%, Nigeria 10%, Cameroon 7%, India 6% (1997)

Chile

US 24%, EU 23%, Argentina 11%, Brazil 6%, Japan 6%, Mexico 5% (1998)

China

Japan 20%, US 12%, Taiwan 12%, South Korea 10%, Germany, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore (1999)

Christmas Island

principally Australia

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Australia

Colombia

US 35%, EU 20%, Andean Community 15%, Japan 7% (1998)

Comoros

France 59%, South Africa 15%, Kenya 6% (1997)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

South Africa 25%, Benelux 14%, Nigeria 7%, Kenya 5%, China (1998)

Congo, Republic of the

France 23%, US 9%, Belgium 8%, UK 7%, Italy (1997 est.)

Cook Islands

NZ 49%, Italy, Australia (1993)

Costa Rica

US 41%, Japan 8.1%, Mexico 7.3%, Venezuela 4% (1998)

Cote d'Ivoire

France 29%, US 5%, Italy 5%, Germany 5% (1998)

Croatia

Germany 20%, Italy 19%, Slovenia 8%, Austria 8% (1997)

Cuba

Spain 16%, Venezuela 15%, Mexico 7% (1999 est.)

Cyprus

Greek Cypriot area: US 12.5%, UK 11.3%, Italy 9.4%, Germany 8.5%, Greece 8.2% (1998); Turkish Cypriot area: Turkey 56.4%, UK 13.5%, other EU 12.2% (1997)

Czech Republic

Germany 34%, Slovakia 6%, Russia 6%, Austria 6%, France 5% (1999)

Denmark

EU 72.5% (Germany 22.5%, Sweden 12.9%, UK 7.9%, France 5.9%), Norway 4.6%, US 4.1% (1998)

Djibouti

France 13%, Ethiopia 12%, Italy 9%, Saudi Arabia 6%, UK 6% (1998)

Dominica

US 41%, Caricom countries 25%, UK 13%, Netherlands, Canada (1996 est.)

Dominican Republic

US 56%, Venezuela 23%, Mexico 9%, Japan 4% (1999 est.)

Ecuador

US 39%, Colombia 11%, Japan 9%, Venezuela 5%, Mexico 3% (1998)

Egypt

EU 42%, US 16%, Japan 5% (1998)

El Salvador

US 51%, Guatemala 9%, Mexico 6%, Japan 3%, Costa Rica (1999)

Equatorial Guinea

US 35%, France 15%, Spain 10%, Cameroon 10%, UK 6% (1997)

Eritrea

Saudi Arabia 16%, Italy 14%, UAE 13%, Ethiopia 9%, Germany 6% (1997)

Estonia

Finland 23%, Russia 13.2%, Sweden 10%, Germany 9.1%, US 4.7 (1999)

Ethiopia

Italy 10%, US 9%, Japan 8%, Jordan 5% (1997 est.)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

UK, Japan

Faroe Islands

Denmark 33%, Norway 18%, UK 8% Germany 9%, Sweden 5%, US 2% (1996)

Fiji

Australia 45%, NZ 15%, Japan 7%, US 5%, Singapore 4% (1997)

Finland

EU 60% (Germany 15%, Sweden 12%, UK 7%), US 8%, Russia 7%, Japan 6% (1998)

France

EU 62% (Germany 17%, Italy 10%, Belgium-Luxembourg 8%, UK 8%, Spain 7%), US 9% (1998)

French Guiana

France 52%, US 14%, Trinidad and Tobago 6% (1997)

French Polynesia

France 44.7%, US 13.9% (1994)

Gabon

France 39%, US 6%, Cameroon 5%, Netherlands 5%, Cote d'Ivoire, Japan (1998)

Gambia, The

Hong Kong, UK, Netherlands, Cote d'Ivoire, France, Senegal, Belgium (1997)

Gaza Strip

Israel, Egypt, West Bank

Georgia

EU 22%, Russia 15%, Turkey 12%, Azerbaijan 12%, US 7% (1997)

Germany

EU 53.7% (France 11.1%, Netherlands 7.7%, Italy 7.8%, UK 6.8%, Benelux 5.6%), US 8.3%, Japan 5.0% (1998)

Ghana

UK, Nigeria, US, Germany, Italy, Spain (1998)

Gibraltar

UK, Spain, Japan, Netherlands

Greece

EU 61% (Italy 16%, Germany 16%, France 8%, UK 7%, Netherlands 5%) US 11% (1997)

Greenland

Denmark 7.5%, Iceland 3.8%, Japan 3.3%, Norway 3.1%, US 2.4%, Germany 2.4%, Sweden 1.8%

Grenada

US 31.2%, Caricom 23.6%, UK 13.8%, Japan 7.1% (1991)

Guadeloupe

France 63%, Germany 4%, US 3%, Japan 2%, Netherlands Antilles 2% (1997)

Guam

US 23%, Japan 19%, other 58%

Guatemala

US 46%, Mexico 13%, El Salvador 5%, Venezuela 5%, Japan 4% (1997)

Guernsey

UK (regarded as internal trade)

Guinea

France, Cote d'Ivoire, US, Benelux, Hong Kong (1997)

Guinea-Bissau

Portugal 26%, France 8%, Senegal 8%, Netherlands 7% (1997)

Guyana

US 28%, Trinidad and Tobago 21%, Netherlands Antilles 14%, UK 7%, Japan 5% (1998)

Haiti

US 60%, EU 12% (1998)

Honduras

US 60%, Guatemala 5%, Netherlands Antilles, Japan, Germany, Mexico, El Salvador (1998)

Hong Kong

China 41%, Japan 13%, US 8%, Taiwan 7%, South Korea 5%, Singapore 4% (1998)

Hungary

Germany 28%, Austria 10%, Italy 8%, Russia 7% (1998)

Iceland

EU 56% (Germany 12%, UK 10%, Norway 9%, Denmark 8%, Sweden 6%), US 11% (1998)

India

US 10%, Belgium 7%, UK 6%, Germany 6%, Saudi Arabia 6%, Japan 6% (1998)

Indonesia

Japan 17%, US 13%, Singapore 10%, Germany 9%, Australia 6%, South Korea 5%, Taiwan 3%, China 3% (1999 est.)

Iran

Germany, Italy, Japan, UAE, UK, Belgium

Iraq

Russia, France, Egypt, Vietnam (1999)

Ireland

EU 54% (UK 31%, Germany 6%, France 5%), US 16%, Japan 7%, Singapore 4% (1998)

Israel

US 19%, Benelux 12%, Germany 9%, UK 8%, Italy 7%, Switzerland 6% (1997)

Italy

EU 61% (Germany 18.8%, France 13.12%, UK 6.47%, Netherlands 6.2%, Belgium-Luxembourg 4.7%), US 5.1% (1998)

Jamaica

US 50.9%, EU (excluding UK) 9.5%, Caricom countries 10.4%, Latin America 6% (1998)

Japan

US 22%, China 14%, South Korea 5.1%, Australia 4.2%, Taiwan 4.1% (1999)

Jersey

UK

Jordan

Germany, Iraq, US, Japan, UK, Italy, Turkey, Malaysia, Syria, China

Kazakhstan

Russia 39%, Ukraine, US, Uzbekistan, Turkey, UK, Germany, South Korea (1998)

Kenya

UK 12%, UAE 9%, US 8%, Japan 8%, Germany 6%, India 4% (1998)

Kiribati

Australia 46%, Fiji, Japan, NZ, US (1996)

Korea, North

China 33%, Japan 17%, Russia 5%, South Korea 4%, Germany 3% (1995)

Korea, South

US 22%, Japan 18%, China 7%, Australia 5%, Saudi Arabia 5% (1998)

Kuwait

US 22%, Japan 15%, UK 13%, Germany 8%, Italy 6% (1997)

Kyrgyzstan

Russia 24%, Uzbekistan 14%, Kazakhstan 9%, Germany 6%, China 5% (1998)

Laos

Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, China, Singapore, Hong Kong

Latvia

Germany 17%, Russia 12%, Finland 10%, Sweden 7% (1998)

Lebanon

Italy 12%, France 10%, US 9%, Germany 9%, Switzerland 6%, Japan, UK, Syria (1998)

Lesotho

South African Customs Union 90%, Asia 7% (1997)

Liberia

South Korea 38%, Japan 14%, Italy 11%, Singapore 9% (1997)

Libya

Italy 23%, Germany 12%, UK 9%, France 7%, Tunisia 5%, Belgium 4% (1997)

Liechtenstein

EU countries, Switzerland (1996)

Lithuania

Russia 20.4%, Germany 16.5%, Denmark 3.8%, Belarus 2.2%, Latvia 2% (1999)

Luxembourg

Belgium 36%, Germany 27%, France 12%, Netherlands 5%, US 4% (1998)

Macau

China 33%, Hong Kong 24%, EU 11%, Taiwan 10%, Japan 8% (1998)

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

Germany 13%, Serbia and Montenegro 13%, Slovenia 8%, Ukraine 6%, Italy 6% (1998)

Madagascar

France 39%, Hong Kong 5%, Japan 5%, China, Singapore (1997)

Malawi

South Africa 38%, Zimbabwe 18%, Zambia 8%, Japan 4%, US, UK, Germany (1998)

Malaysia

Japan 21%, US 18%, Singapore 14%, Taiwan 5%, South Korea 5%, Thailand 4%, China 3% (1999 est.)

Maldives

Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Japan, Canada

Mali

Cote d'Ivoire 19%, France 17%, other Franc Zone and EU countries (1997)

Malta

Italy 19.3%, France 17.8%, UK 12.4%, Germany 10.5%, US 8.9% (1998)

Man, Isle of

UK

Marshall Islands

US, Japan, Australia, NZ, Guam, Singapore

Martinique

France 62%, Venezuela 6%, Germany 4%, Italy 4%, US 3% (1997)

Mauritania

France 26%, Spain 8%, Germany 7%, Benelux 7% (1997)

Mauritius

France 19%, South Africa 12%, India 9%, Hong Kong 7%, UK 6% (1997)

Mayotte

France 66%, Africa 14%, Southeast Asia 11% (1997)

Mexico

US 74.8%, Germany 3.8%, Japan 3.5%, Canada 1.9%, South Korea 2%, Italy 1.3%, France 1% (1999 est.)

Micronesia, Federated States of

US, Japan, Australia

Moldova

Russia 22%, Ukraine 16%, Romania 12%, Belarus 9%, Germany 5% (1998)

Mongolia

Russia 30.6%, China 13.3%, Japan 11.7%, South Korea 7.5%, US 6.9% (1998)

Montserrat

US, UK, Trinidad and Tobago, Japan, Canada (1993)

Morocco

France 22%, Spain 10%, US 7%, Germany 6%, Italy 6% (1998)

Mozambique

South Africa 55%, Zimbabwe 7%, Saudi Arabia 5%, Portugal 4%, US, Japan, India (1996 est.)

Myanmar

Singapore 31%, Japan 12%, Thailand 12%, China 9%, Malaysia 8% (1998)

Namibia

South Africa 84%, Germany, US, Japan (1995 est.)

Nauru

Australia, UK, NZ, Japan

Nepal

India 31%, China/Hong Kong 16%, Singapore 14% (FY97/98)

Netherlands

EU 61% (Germany 20%, Belgium-Luxembourg 11%, UK 10%, France 7%), US 9%, Central and Eastern Europe (1998)

Netherlands Antilles

Venezuela 35.3%, US 21%, Mexico 9.8%, Italy 5.4%, Netherlands 4.8%, Brazil 3.1% (1998)

New Caledonia

France 41%, Australia 13%, New Zealand 7%, Japan 5% (1998)

New Zealand

Australia 22%, US 20%, Japan 11%, UK 5% (1998)

Nicaragua

US 31%, Costa Rica 11%, Guatemala 8%, Venezuela 6%, El Salvador 5%, Mexico 4% (1998)

Niger

France, Cote d'Ivoire, US, Benelux, Nigeria

Nigeria

UK 13%, US 12%, Germany 10%, France 9%, Netherlands (1998 est.)

Niue

NZ 59%, Fiji 20%, Japan 13%, Samoa, Australia, US

Norfolk Island

Australia, other Pacific island countries, NZ, Asia, Europe

Northern Mariana Islands

US, Japan

Norway

EU 69% (Sweden 15%, Germany 14%, UK 10%, Denmark 7%), US 7%, Japan 4% (1998)

Oman

UAE 23% (largely reexports), Japan 16%, UK 13%, US 7.5%, Germany 5% (1997)

Pakistan

US 8%, Japan 8%, Malaysia 7%, Saudi Arabia 7%, UAE 7% (FY98/99)

Palau

US

Panama

US 40%, Central America and Caribbean, Japan (1998)

Papua New Guinea

Australia 51%, Singapore 10%, Japan 8%, US 5%, New Zealand 5%, Malaysia 3% (1998)

Paraguay

Brazil 34%, US, Argentina, Uruguay, EU, Hong Kong (1998)

Peru

US 19%, Colombia 6%, Venezuela 5%, Chile 4%, Brazil 4% (1997)

Philippines

US 22%, Japan 20%, South Korea 8%, Singapore 6%, Taiwan 5%, Hong Kong 4% (1998 est.)

Pitcairn Islands

NA

Poland

Germany 25.8%, Italy 9.4%, France 6.5%, Russia 5.1%, UK 4.9%, US 3.8%, Netherlands 3.8% (1998)

Portugal

EU 77% (Spain 24%, Germany 15%, France 11%, Italy 8%, UK 7%, Netherlands 5%), US, Japan (1998)

Puerto Rico

US 60% (1999)

Qatar

UK 25%, France 13%, Japan 10%, US 9%, Italy 6% (1997)

Reunion

France 64%, Bahrain 3%, Germany 3%, Italy 3% (1994)

Romania

Germany 17.5%, Italy 17.4%, France 6.9%, US 4.2% (1998)

Russia

Germany, Belarus, Ukraine, US, Kazakhstan, Italy

Rwanda

Kenya, Tanzania, US, Benelux, France

Saint Helena

UK, South Africa

Saint Kitts and Nevis

US 42.4%, Caricom countries 17.2%, UK 11.3% (1995 est.)

Saint Lucia

US 36%, Caricom countries 22%, UK 11%, Japan 5%, Canada 4% (1995)

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Canada, France, US, Netherlands, UK

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

US 36%, Caricom countries 28%, UK 13% (1995)

Samoa

Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Fiji, US

Sao Tome and Principe

Portugal 26%, France 18%, Angola, Belgium, Japan (1997)

Saudi Arabia

US 21%, UK 9%, Japan 9%, Germany 6%, France 5%, Italy 4% (1998)

Senegal

France 36%, other EU countries, Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Algeria, US, China, Japan (1998)

Serbia and Montenegro

Germany, Italy, Russia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (1998)

Seychelles

South Africa, UK, China, Singapore, France, Italy

Sierra Leone

UK 24%, Cote d'Ivoire 14%, Benelux 10%, US 8% (1997)

Singapore

US 17%, Japan 17%, Malaysia 16%, Thailand 5%, China 5%, Taiwan 4%, Germany, Saudi Arabia (1998)

Slovakia

EU 50% (Germany 26%, Italy 6%), Czech Republic 18%, Russia 10% (1998)

Slovenia

Germany 21%, Italy 17%, France 12%, Austria 8%, Croatia 4%, Hungary 3%, Russia 3% (1998)

Solomon Islands

Australia 42%, Japan 10%, Singapore 9%, NZ 8%, US 5% (1996)

Somalia

Djibouti 20%, Kenya 11%, Belarus 11%, India 10%, Saudi Arabia 9%, Brazil 9% (1997)

South Africa

Germany, US, UK, Japan

Spain

EU 67% (France 18%, Germany 15%, Italy 10%, UK 8%, Benelux 8%), US 6%, OPEC 5%, Japan 3%, Latin America 4% (1998)

Sri Lanka

India 10%, Japan 10%, South Korea 8%, Hong Kong 7%, Taiwan 6% (1998)

Sudan

China 27%, France 14%, UK 10%, Germany 7%, Japan 4%, Netherlands 3%, Canada 1% (1998)

Suriname

US 31.2%, Netherlands 17.3%, Trinidad and Tobago 16.1%, Japan 4.3%, UK 4%, Brazil (1998)

Swaziland

South Africa 83%, EU 6%, Japan, UK, Singapore (1997)

Sweden

EU 68% (Germany 19%, UK 10%, Denmark 6%, France 6%), Norway 8%, US 6% (1998)

Switzerland

EU 80% (Germany 33%, France 12%, Italy 10%, Netherlands 5%, UK 5%), US 6%, Japan 3% (1998)

Syria

Ukraine 16%, Italy 6%, Germany 6%, Turkey 5%, France 4%, South Korea, Japan, US (1998 est.)

Taiwan

Japan 27%, US 18%, Europe 16%, South Korea 6%, Malaysia 4% (1999)

Tajikistan

Netherlands 32%, Uzbekistan 29%, Switzerland 20%, Russia 9% (1997)

Tanzania

South Africa 12.9%, Kenya 9.6%, UK 8.7%, Saudi Arabia 6.6%, Japan 4.9%, China 4.6% (1997)

Thailand

Japan 23.6%, US 14.0%, Singapore 5.5%, Malaysia 5.1%, Taiwan 5.2%, Germany 4.2%, China 4.2%, South Korea 3.5%, Oman 2.6%, Indonesia 2.1% (1998)

Togo

Ghana, France, Cote d'Ivoire, China (1998)

Tokelau

NZ

Tonga

NZ 30%, Australia 19%, US 11%, UK 11%, Japan 3% (1997 est.)

Trinidad and Tobago

US 44.7%, Latin America 18.9%, EU 13.7%, Japan 4.8% (1998)

Tunisia

France 27%, Italy 20%, Germany 12%, Spain 4%, Belgium 4%, US 4% (1998)

Turkey

Germany 14%, Italy 8%, US 8%, France 8%, Russia 6%, UK 5% (1999)

Turkmenistan

Ukraine, Turkey, Russia, Germany, US, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

Turks and Caicos Islands

US, UK

Tuvalu

Fiji, Australia, NZ

Uganda

Kenya 12%, UK 6%, Japan 4%, India 4%, South Africa (1998)

Ukraine

Russia 48%, EU 23%, US 3% (1999)

United Arab Emirates

US 10%, Japan 9%, UK 9%, Germany 6%, South Korea 5%, Italy (1998)

United Kingdom

EU 53% (Germany 13%, France 9%, Netherlands 7%, Italy 5%), US 14% (1998)

United States

Canada 19%, Japan 13%, Mexico 10%, China 8%, Germany 5%, UK 4%, Taiwan 4% (1998)

Uruguay

MERCOSUR partners 43%, EU 20%, US 11% (1999 est.)

Uzbekistan

Russia 16%, South Korea 11%, Germany 8%, US 7%, Turkey 6%, Kazakhstan 5% (1998)

Vanuatu

Japan 52%, Australia 20%, New Caledonia, Singapore, New Zealand, France, Fiji (1997 est.)

Venezuela

US 53%, Japan, Colombia, Italy, Germany, France, Brazil, Canada (1999)

Vietnam

Singapore, South Korea, Japan, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Sweden

Virgin Islands

US, Puerto Rico

Wallis and Futuna

France, Australia, New Zealand

West Bank

Israel, Jordan, Gaza Strip

Western Sahara

Morocco claims and administers Western Sahara, so trade partners are included in overall Moroccan accounts

World

in value, about 75% of imports by the developed countries

Yemen

US 9%, UAE 8%, France 8%, Italy 7%, Saudi Arabia 7% (1998 est.)

Zambia

South Africa 48%, Saudi Arabia, UK, Zimbabwe (1997)

Zimbabwe

South Africa 37%, UK 7%, US 6%, Japan 6%, Germany 5% (1997 est.)
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