Countries Minnesota imports the most goods from

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Countries Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota. Keep reading to see where your state is importing the most goods from.

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#30. Chile

- Imports: $67.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($31.6 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($8.4 million)
--- Prep Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts Or Other Plant Parts ($8.3 million)

- Total trade: $134.4 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $67.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($17.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.9 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($4.2 million)
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#29. Sweden

- Imports: $75.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($16.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($13.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($12.0 million)

- Total trade: $150.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $75.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($15.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.7 million)
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#28. Cambodia

- Imports: $76.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($33.1 million)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($21.7 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($10.2 million)

- Total trade: $153.4 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $76.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($6.7 million)
--- Furskins And Artificial Fur; Manufactures Thereof ($5.1 million)
--- Raw Hides And Skins (no Furskins) And Leather ($3.7 million)
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#27. Denmark

- Imports: $94.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($47.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($27.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($7.1 million)

- Total trade: $188.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $94.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($14.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($14.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($13.9 million)
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#26. Czech Republic

- Imports: $98.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($52.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($16.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.7 million)

- Total trade: $196.0 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $98.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($47.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($5.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($4.6 million)

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#25. Indonesia

- Imports: $106.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($22.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15.9 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($15.1 million)

- Total trade: $212.4 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $106.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($99.4 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($31.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($26.3 million)
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#24. Brazil

- Imports: $108.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($33.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($14.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($10.6 million)

- Total trade: $217.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $108.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($67.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($46.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($26.2 million)
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#23. Philippines

- Imports: $112.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($72.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($24.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.0 million)

- Total trade: $225.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $112.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($150.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($81.3 million)
--- Edible Preparations Of Meat, Fish, Crustaceans Etc ($24.0 million)
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#22. Israel

- Imports: $121.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fertilizers ($36.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($31.8 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($15.1 million)

- Total trade: $242.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $121.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($12.5 million)
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#21. Austria

- Imports: $128.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($90.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($18.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($5.0 million)

- Total trade: $257.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $128.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($18.3 million)
--- Ceramic Products ($10.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.2 million)

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#20. Netherlands

- Imports: $136.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($79.6 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($18.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($11.6 million)

- Total trade: $273.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $136.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($157.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($93.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($64.6 million)
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#19. Singapore

- Imports: $139.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($80.6 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($28.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($12.6 million)

- Total trade: $278.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $139.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($108.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($106.5 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($80.7 million)
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#18. Switzerland

- Imports: $163.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($63.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($50.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($25.0 million)

- Total trade: $326.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $163.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($91.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($43.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($22.2 million)
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#17. France

- Imports: $210.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($48.5 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($30.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.4 million)

- Total trade: $420.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $210.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($87.6 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($65.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($35.8 million)
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#16. Korea, South

- Imports: $218.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($46.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($40.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($21.5 million)

- Total trade: $436.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $218.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($408.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($84.9 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($64.3 million)

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#15. Thailand

- Imports: $254.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($116.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($40.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($22.8 million)

- Total trade: $508.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $254.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($154.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($45.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($36.9 million)
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#14. Bangladesh

- Imports: $292.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($211.2 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($63.8 million)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($13.7 million)

- Total trade: $585.0 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $292.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($2.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.2 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($681,680)
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#13. Malaysia

- Imports: $335.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($162.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($94.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.8 million)

- Total trade: $670.8 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $335.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($74.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($61.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($30.6 million)
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#12. Japan

- Imports: $374.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($109.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($53.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($50.6 million)

- Total trade: $749.4 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $374.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($432.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($131.5 million)
--- Ores, Slag And Ash ($127.6 million)
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#11. United Kingdom

- Imports: $375.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($187.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($39.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($34.5 million)

- Total trade: $751.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $375.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($109.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($81.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($66.2 million)

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#10. Costa Rica

- Imports: $414.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($399.4 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($7.2 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($3.1 million)

- Total trade: $829.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $414.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($117.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($24.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($17.9 million)
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#9. Italy

- Imports: $483.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($176.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($73.2 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($63.6 million)

- Total trade: $966.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $483.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($55.5 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($48.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.6 million)
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#8. India

- Imports: $572.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($145.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($72.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($57.5 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $572.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($45.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($32.3 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($26.2 million)
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#7. Ireland

- Imports: $766.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($655.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($67.3 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($17.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $766.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($293.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($72.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($39.0 million)
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#6. Taiwan

- Imports: $981.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($453.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($120.5 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($93.5 million)

- Total trade: $2.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $981.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($110.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($71.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($70.7 million)

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#5. Germany

- Imports: $1.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($351.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($208.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($201.7 million)

- Total trade: $2.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($221.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($131.9 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($118.2 million)
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#4. Vietnam

- Imports: $1.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($682.3 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($451.5 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($168.6 million)

- Total trade: $3.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.8 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($21.4 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($16.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($15.2 million)
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#3. Mexico

- Imports: $2.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($620.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($581.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($535.5 million)

- Total trade: $5.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($317.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($268.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($266.5 million)
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#2. Canada

- Imports: $7.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($4.1 billion)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($395.8 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($354.3 million)

- Total trade: $14.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $7.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.0 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($651.2 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($594.1 million)
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#1. China

- Imports: $7.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($846.7 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($784.7 million)

- Total trade: $15.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $7.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($611.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($318.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($266.7 million)

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