Countries Arkansas imports the most goods from

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July 23, 2021
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Countries Arkansas 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 Arkansas 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 Arkansas. Keep reading to see where your state is importing the most goods from.

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#30. Hungary

- Imports: $23.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($901,834)

- Total trade: $47.1 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $23.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($386,550)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($259,570)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($84,797)
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#29. Ireland

- Imports: $24.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($18.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($3.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.1 million)

- Total trade: $49.0 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $24.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($4.3 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($837,569)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($808,943)
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#28. Pakistan

- Imports: $28.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($26.0 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($1.0 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($878,934)

- Total trade: $57.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $28.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($17.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($568,800)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($459,164)
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#27. Israel

- Imports: $30.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($9.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($9.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.3 million)

- Total trade: $61.4 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $30.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($17.8 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($9.6 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($6.0 million)
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#26. Netherlands

- Imports: $31.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($17.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($3.7 million)

- Total trade: $62.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $31.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($151.4 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($28.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($21.8 million)

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#25. Turkey

- Imports: $31.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($12.6 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($12.1 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.3 million)

- Total trade: $63.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $31.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($16.9 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($12.0 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($3.6 million)
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#24. Sweden

- Imports: $34.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($19.0 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($4.5 million)
--- Miscellaneous Articles Of Base Metal ($3.6 million)

- Total trade: $69.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $34.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($21.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7.1 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($745,405)
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#23. Bangladesh

- Imports: $39.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($25.4 million)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($8.9 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($2.4 million)

- Total trade: $78.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $39.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($4.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($794,270)
--- Live Animals ($243,420)
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#22. Philippines

- Imports: $42.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($26.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.4 million)

- Total trade: $85.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $42.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($2.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.8 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($1.1 million)
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#21. Switzerland

- Imports: $47.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($20.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($11.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.7 million)

- Total trade: $94.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $47.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($57.7 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($4.8 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($384,083)

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#20. Costa Rica

- Imports: $50.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($50.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($112,626)
--- Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($47,597)

- Total trade: $100.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $50.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($4.5 million)
--- Soap Etc; Waxes, Polish Etc; Candles; Dental Preps ($2.4 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($1.7 million)
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#19. Spain

- Imports: $52.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($24.4 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($9.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($4.6 million)

- Total trade: $103.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $52.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($42.5 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($2.1 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($1.3 million)
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#18. Korea, South

- Imports: $59.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($26.8 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($10.9 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($7.8 million)

- Total trade: $119.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $59.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($20.7 million)
--- Explosives; Pyrotechnics; Matches; Pyro Alloys Etc ($9.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($8.8 million)
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#17. Brazil

- Imports: $72.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($26.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.1 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($11.2 million)

- Total trade: $145.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $72.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($64.7 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($26.8 million)
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($17.6 million)
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#16. Malaysia

- Imports: $79.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($19.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($14.8 million)

- Total trade: $158.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $79.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($2.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.3 million)
--- Animal Or Vegetable Fats, Oils Etc. & Waxes ($1.3 million)

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#15. Singapore

- Imports: $87.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($84.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($829,071)

- Total trade: $175.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $87.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($23.5 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($16.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($13.0 million)
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#14. Thailand

- Imports: $114.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($49.3 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($14.9 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($13.0 million)

- Total trade: $229.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $114.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($10.2 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($5.3 million)
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($2.1 million)
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#13. United Kingdom

- Imports: $124.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($67.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.0 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($6.4 million)

- Total trade: $248.2 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $124.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($59.7 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($35.5 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($14.3 million)
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#12. Italy

- Imports: $126.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($62.3 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($18.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($13.7 million)

- Total trade: $253.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $126.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($14.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($6.6 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($3.7 million)
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#11. Taiwan

- Imports: $160.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($28.8 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($26.1 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($23.2 million)

- Total trade: $320.0 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $160.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($34.0 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($25.0 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($8.6 million)

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#10. Japan

- Imports: $160.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($52.5 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($23.9 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($21.9 million)

- Total trade: $321.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $160.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($56.1 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($31.1 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($14.8 million)
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#9. Indonesia

- Imports: $193.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($149.1 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($18.5 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($11.5 million)

- Total trade: $385.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $193.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($8.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($7.5 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($6.4 million)
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#8. India

- Imports: $204.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($49.8 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($44.0 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($24.6 million)

- Total trade: $408.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $204.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($7.1 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($5.9 million)
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#7. Cambodia

- Imports: $214.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($93.6 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($47.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($34.0 million)

- Total trade: $429.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $214.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($30,000)
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#6. Germany

- Imports: $307.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($206.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($33.4 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($17.6 million)

- Total trade: $614.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $307.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($17.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($15.1 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($9.6 million)

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#5. Vietnam

- Imports: $496.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($242.8 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($60.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($56.3 million)

- Total trade: $993.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $496.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($22.2 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($7.4 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($1.6 million)
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#4. Canada

- Imports: $757.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($122.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($116.8 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($63.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $757.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($188.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($97.3 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($93.8 million)
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#3. Mexico

- Imports: $776.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($142.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($140.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($119.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $776.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($113.2 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($85.3 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($84.6 million)
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#2. France

- Imports: $820.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($783.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.5 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $820.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($647.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($6.3 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($5.9 million)
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#1. China

- Imports: $3.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($665.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($570.9 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($365.5 million)

- Total trade: $6.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($52.8 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($48.5 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($38.8 million)

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