Countries Alabama imports the most goods from

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July 23, 2021
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Countries Alabama imports the most goods from

The U.S. in 2020 imported $2.8 trillion of goods and services, down $294.5 billion from 2019 largely due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the economy has recovered, imports have expanded and the U.S. trade deficit has widened. In May, the foreign-trade gap in goods and services grew by 3.1% over the month prior to a seasonally adjusted $71.2 billion.

All U.S. states import goods from around the world, bringing in products necessary for state industry, recreation, and tourism. But what is imported—and from where—varies from state to state. Stacker compiled a list of countries that Alabama imports the most goods from using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of imports in 2020 with Alabama. Keep reading to see where your state is importing the most goods from.

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#30. Sweden

- Imports: $109.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($34.5 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($32.4 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($11.7 million)

- Total trade: $219.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $109.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($6.4 million)
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($6.2 million)
--- Railway Or Tramway Stock Etc; Traffic Signal Equip ($3.5 million)
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#29. Australia

- Imports: $111.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($61.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($27.2 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($5.0 million)

- Total trade: $223.4 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $111.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($139.6 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($25.9 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($24.9 million)
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#28. Poland

- Imports: $113.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($68.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($11.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($10.9 million)

- Total trade: $226.1 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $113.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($13.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.4 million)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($7.0 million)
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#27. Argentina

- Imports: $114.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($107.7 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($1.7 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($1.1 million)

- Total trade: $229.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $114.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($9.2 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($8.9 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($5.8 million)
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#26. El Salvador

- Imports: $115.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($113.3 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($1.4 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($629,046)

- Total trade: $231.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $115.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($3.1 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($2.2 million)
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($1.2 million)

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#25. Belgium

- Imports: $121.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($75.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($16.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($7.1 million)

- Total trade: $243.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $121.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($207.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($34.6 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($32.7 million)
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#24. Thailand

- Imports: $132.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.8 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($29.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($14.9 million)

- Total trade: $265.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $132.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($13.0 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($12.9 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($10.8 million)
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#23. Finland

- Imports: $139.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($80.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($38.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.8 million)

- Total trade: $279.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $139.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($46.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($14.8 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($5.6 million)
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#22. Cambodia

- Imports: $140.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($80.3 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($24.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($11.9 million)

- Total trade: $280.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $140.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($236,534)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($43,182)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($25,574)
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#21. Honduras

- Imports: $154.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($103.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($46.9 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.4 million)

- Total trade: $308.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $154.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($36.0 million)
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($17.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($11.2 million)

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#20. Czech Republic

- Imports: $154.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($35.7 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($34.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($29.0 million)

- Total trade: $309.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $154.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($41.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.4 million)
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#19. Bangladesh

- Imports: $154.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($125.0 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($19.3 million)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($7.7 million)

- Total trade: $309.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $154.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($45.7 million)
--- Live Animals ($3.9 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($3.3 million)
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#18. Malaysia

- Imports: $158.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($68.1 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($22.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($12.6 million)

- Total trade: $316.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $158.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($15.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($14.0 million)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($7.1 million)
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#17. Iraq

- Imports: $169.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($169.5 million)

- Total trade: $339.0 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $169.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($5.0 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($891,680)
--- Miscellaneous Articles Of Base Metal ($333,120)
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#16. Colombia

- Imports: $174.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($130.6 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($12.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($9.3 million)

- Total trade: $349.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $174.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($49.2 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($16.1 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($13.3 million)

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#15. Hungary

- Imports: $175.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($150.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($13.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($6.4 million)

- Total trade: $351.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $175.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($911,349)
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#14. Indonesia

- Imports: $204.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($79.7 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($32.1 million)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($27.8 million)

- Total trade: $408.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $204.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Live Animals ($19.1 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($12.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($11.2 million)
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#13. Italy

- Imports: $271.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($118.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($41.7 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($18.7 million)

- Total trade: $542.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $271.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($21.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7.6 million)
--- Glass And Glassware ($6.5 million)
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#12. Taiwan

- Imports: $279.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($68.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.3 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($30.0 million)

- Total trade: $558.1 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $279.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($40.8 million)
--- Soap Etc; Waxes, Polish Etc; Candles; Dental Preps ($38.2 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($26.5 million)
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#11. India

- Imports: $342.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($66.9 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($56.3 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($48.0 million)

- Total trade: $684.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $342.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($191.4 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($36.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($30.4 million)

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#10. Brazil

- Imports: $362.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($218.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($38.6 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($34.6 million)

- Total trade: $724.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $362.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($225.5 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($45.5 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($37.4 million)
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#9. France

- Imports: $368.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($151.0 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($101.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($30.6 million)

- Total trade: $737.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $368.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($162.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.2 million)
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#8. United Kingdom

- Imports: $421.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($156.7 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($98.0 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($26.2 million)

- Total trade: $843.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $421.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($59.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($39.5 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($25.4 million)
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#7. Vietnam

- Imports: $603.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($128.4 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($121.4 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($79.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $603.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($30.9 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($17.3 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($13.5 million)
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#6. Japan

- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($472.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($235.2 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($180.1 million)

- Total trade: $2.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($165.8 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($129.2 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($62.2 million)

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#5. Canada

- Imports: $2.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($474.9 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($341.9 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($316.6 million)

- Total trade: $5.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($586.3 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($141.8 million)
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#4. China

- Imports: $3.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($486.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($458.1 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($432.5 million)

- Total trade: $6.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.7 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($247.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($212.9 million)
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#3. Germany

- Imports: $3.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.4 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($786.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($512.6 million)

- Total trade: $7.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.6 billion)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($418.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($33.3 million)
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#2. Korea, South

- Imports: $4.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.1 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($957.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($918.1 million)

- Total trade: $8.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($284.6 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($55.8 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($53.6 million)
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#1. Mexico

- Imports: $4.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($949.5 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($855.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($706.3 million)

- Total trade: $8.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Iron And Steel ($444.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($325.3 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($231.8 million)

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