(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Imports of goods and services, billion USD
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1970 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 1185.92 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 55.76 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 3148.46 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 3148.46 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 167
countries is 143.31 billion U.S. dollars.
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Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.