Countries North Carolina imports the most goods from

Written by:
September 20, 2022
KITAMU // Shutterstock

Countries North Carolina imports the most goods from

Stacker compiled a list of the countries North Carolina imports the most goods to using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of imports in 2021 with North Carolina.

You may also like: Countries North Carolina exports the most goods to

1 / 30
S-F // Shutterstock

#30. Belgium

- Imports: $434.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($208.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($37.4 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($34.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($366.8 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $801.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($200.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($139.4 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($115.4 million)
2 / 30
Olena Tur // Shutterstock

#29. Turkey

- Imports: $493.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($135.6 million)
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($57.7 million)
--- Tobacco & Subs;prod For Inhal W/o Combust;nic Prod ($44.9 million)

- Total trade: $636.6 million ($349.6 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $143.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($24.1 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($20.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($18.9 million)
3 / 30
Elena Simona Craciun // Shutterstock

#28. Nicaragua

- Imports: $509.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($369.3 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($127.0 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($8.1 million)

- Total trade: $567.5 million ($450.7 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $58.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics ($26.3 million)
--- Spec Wov Fabrics; Tufted Fab; Lace; Tapestries Etc ($10.3 million)
--- Manmade Filaments, Including Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($3.2 million)
4 / 30
Kellys Portillo/APHOTOGRAFIA //Getty Images

#27. El Salvador

- Imports: $559.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($442.8 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($87.6 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($11.5 million)

- Total trade: $808.0 million ($311.7 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $248.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($82.6 million)
--- Manmade Filaments, Including Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($38.3 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($36.3 million)
5 / 30
Wangkun Jia // Shutterstock

#26. Spain

- Imports: $606.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($145.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($68.3 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($66.8 million)

- Total trade: $1.0 billion ($177.7 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $428.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($230.5 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($53.2 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($44.2 million)

You may also like: Counties with the highest COVID-19 death rate in North Carolina

6 / 30
M. Vinuesa // Shutterstock

#25. Denmark

- Imports: $608.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($226.9 million)
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($140.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($135.9 million)

- Total trade: $819.5 million ($397.9 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $210.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($107.0 million)
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($32.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($17.3 million)
7 / 30
jvphoto.ca // Shutterstock

#24. Dominican Republic

- Imports: $613.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($325.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($70.2 million)
--- Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles ($69.3 million)

- Total trade: $975.8 million ($251.9 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $361.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($133.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($56.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($26.5 million)
8 / 30
Creativa Images // Shutterstock

#23. Indonesia

- Imports: $629.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($142.2 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($91.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($85.2 million)

- Total trade: $874.8 million ($384.1 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $245.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($81.6 million)
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($48.5 million)
--- Tobacco & Subs;prod For Inhal W/o Combust;nic Prod ($21.0 million)
9 / 30
trezordia // Shutterstock

#22. Sweden

- Imports: $674.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($246.4 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($139.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($78.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.0 billion ($310.8 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $363.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($283.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($19.0 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($10.5 million)
10 / 30
MEDIAIMAG // Shutterstock

#21. Austria

- Imports: $684.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($192.5 million)
--- Miscellaneous Articles Of Base Metal ($123.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($106.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($176.5 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $508.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($425.9 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($30.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($14.0 million)

You may also like: Most popular girl names in the 70s in North Carolina

11 / 30
Marek Poplawski // Shutterstock

#20. Honduras

- Imports: $717.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($578.1 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($93.3 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($20.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($94.2 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $811.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($358.8 million)
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($271.9 million)
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($39.4 million)
12 / 30
Canva

#19. Switzerland

- Imports: $733.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($173.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($122.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($107.6 million)

- Total trade: $801.5 million ($666.0 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $67.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($12.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.7 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($7.8 million)
13 / 30
Catarina Belova // Shutterstock

#18. Brazil

- Imports: $764.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($178.8 million)
--- Tobacco & Subs;prod For Inhal W/o Combust;nic Prod ($121.5 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($93.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($309.8 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $454.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($129.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($62.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($36.1 million)
14 / 30
Patrick Foto // Shutterstock

#17. Malaysia

- Imports: $867.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($287.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($221.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($72.9 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($433.9 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $433.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($259.8 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($33.0 million)
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($31.6 million)
15 / 30
Jack Bkk // Shutterstock

#16. Thailand

- Imports: $896.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($196.2 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($162.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($125.6 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($719.4 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $176.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($25.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($17.4 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($13.6 million)

You may also like: Counties with the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in North Carolina

16 / 30
Kampon // Shutterstock

#15. South Korea

- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($440.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($292.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($153.5 million)

- Total trade: $1.9 billion ($719.4 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $611.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($144.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($71.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($55.1 million)
17 / 30
Canva

#14. Taiwan

- Imports: $1.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($643.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($245.3 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($101.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.9 billion ($1.2 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $360.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($47.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($46.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($35.9 million)
18 / 30
Tupungato // Shutterstock

#13. France

- Imports: $1.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($769.2 million)
--- Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles ($132.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($91.3 million)

- Total trade: $3.0 billion ($246.8 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($584.8 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($388.5 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($71.2 million)
19 / 30
Nataliya Hora // Shutterstock

#12. United Kingdom

- Imports: $1.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($390.4 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($389.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($225.3 million)

- Total trade: $2.5 billion ($788.2 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $846.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($219.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($70.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($67.0 million)
20 / 30
Sean Hsu // Shutterstock

#11. Singapore

- Imports: $1.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($1.4 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($174.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($66.6 million)

- Total trade: $2.9 billion ($846.2 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($767.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($59.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($44.5 million)

You may also like: Most popular boy names in the 70s in North Carolina

21 / 30
Canva

#10. Italy

- Imports: $1.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($711.8 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($148.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($141.6 million)

- Total trade: $2.5 billion ($1.3 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $585.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($231.7 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($113.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($73.4 million)
22 / 30
Yasonya // Shutterstock

#9. Netherlands

- Imports: $2.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($1.2 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($325.7 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($120.5 million)

- Total trade: $3.0 billion ($1.1 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $945.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($402.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($84.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($77.0 million)
23 / 30
Canva

#8. Vietnam

- Imports: $2.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($713.5 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($595.2 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($224.9 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($1.9 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $257.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($55.3 million)
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($37.5 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($33.9 million)
24 / 30
Kriangkrai Thitimakorn // Shutterstock

#7. India

- Imports: $2.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($976.7 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($212.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($179.0 million)

- Total trade: $2.9 billion ($2.2 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $349.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($70.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($57.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.5 million)
25 / 30
Canva

#6. Japan

- Imports: $2.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.4 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($473.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($312.7 million)

- Total trade: $3.8 billion ($1.9 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $939.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($193.0 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($100.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($72.9 million)

You may also like: Highest-rated golf courses in North Carolina, according to Tripadvisor

26 / 30
Canva

#5. Canada

- Imports: $4.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($626.1 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($594.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($469.5 million)

- Total trade: $11.0 billion ($2.1 billion trade surplus)
- Exports: $6.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.1 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($829.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($505.8 million)
27 / 30
Canva

#4. Germany

- Imports: $7.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($3.8 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.3 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($387.3 million)

- Total trade: $8.4 billion ($6.6 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $873.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($199.2 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($99.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($97.4 million)
28 / 30
Aleksandar Todorovic // Shutterstock

#3. Mexico

- Imports: $8.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.0 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.3 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($511.5 million)

- Total trade: $12.8 billion ($3.7 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($983.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($837.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($486.2 million)
29 / 30
Canva

#2. Ireland

- Imports: $8.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($7.2 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($1.3 billion)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($90.2 million)

- Total trade: $9.3 billion ($8.3 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $506.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($354.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($46.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($35.1 million)
30 / 30
Sean Pavone // Shutterstock

#1. China

- Imports: $9.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.9 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.4 billion)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($566.0 million)

- Total trade: $13.9 billion ($5.8 billion trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($1.9 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($401.6 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($210.0 million)

You may also like: Most popular girl names in the 80s in North Carolina

Trending Now