Countries Pennsylvania imports the most goods from

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

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#30. Spain

- Imports: $437.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($57.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($45.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($34.7 million)

- Total trade: $874.1 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $437.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($89.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.2 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($16.9 million)
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#29. Czech Republic

- Imports: $446.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($185.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($78.8 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($40.0 million)

- Total trade: $893.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $446.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($29.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($8.7 million)
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#28. Indonesia

- Imports: $467.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($97.2 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($55.2 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($52.0 million)

- Total trade: $935.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $467.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($37.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($13.8 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($11.2 million)
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#27. Peru

- Imports: $468.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($380.0 million)
--- Sugars And Sugar Confectionary ($15.6 million)
--- Zinc And Articles Thereof ($12.7 million)

- Total trade: $936.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $468.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.2 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($10.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($8.6 million)
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#26. Malaysia

- Imports: $489.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($168.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($101.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($67.0 million)

- Total trade: $978.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $489.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($67.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($29.1 million)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($21.7 million)

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#25. Austria

- Imports: $549.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($321.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($91.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($41.5 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $549.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.1 million)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($7.1 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($5.2 million)
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#24. Australia

- Imports: $652.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($449.4 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($27.1 million)
--- Products Of Animal Origin, Nesoi ($25.6 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $652.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($120.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($99.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($74.2 million)
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#23. Brazil

- Imports: $735.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($135.4 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($68.8 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($57.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $735.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($194.4 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($134.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($51.4 million)
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#22. Netherlands

- Imports: $750.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($290.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($78.8 million)
--- Cocoa And Cocoa Preparations ($69.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $750.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($352.7 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($297.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($285.3 million)
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#21. Thailand

- Imports: $802.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($179.9 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($155.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($151.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $802.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($37.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($28.6 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($23.5 million)

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#20. Sweden

- Imports: $814.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($180.4 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($142.4 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($135.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $814.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($28.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($18.5 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($12.3 million)
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#19. South Africa

- Imports: $884.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($751.6 million)
--- Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($44.9 million)
--- Sugars And Sugar Confectionary ($21.8 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $884.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.5 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($16.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($12.5 million)
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#18. Taiwan

- Imports: $911.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($284.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($128.6 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($63.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $911.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($48.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($47.8 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($36.8 million)
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#17. Finland

- Imports: $963.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($625.3 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($170.4 million)
--- Nickel And Articles Thereof ($87.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $963.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($7.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.5 million)
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#16. Israel

- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($913.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($62.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($45.6 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($44.2 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($38.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($21.1 million)

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#15. Russia

- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($626.0 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($257.4 million)
--- Nickel And Articles Thereof ($86.9 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($161.3 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($54.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($22.3 million)
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#14. France

- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($312.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($165.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($156.7 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($111.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($107.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($55.1 million)
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#13. India

- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($267.6 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($197.7 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($105.7 million)

- Total trade: $2.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($268.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($223.1 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($136.9 million)
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#12. Ireland

- Imports: $1.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($808.4 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($257.6 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($201.3 million)

- Total trade: $3.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($268.3 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($26.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.7 million)
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#11. Japan

- Imports: $2.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($688.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($393.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($247.2 million)

- Total trade: $4.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($358.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($245.2 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($114.5 million)

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#10. United Kingdom

- Imports: $2.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($948.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($254.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($120.8 million)

- Total trade: $4.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($624.7 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($368.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($202.5 million)
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#9. Vietnam

- Imports: $2.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($971.4 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($311.3 million)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($289.0 million)

- Total trade: $5.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($17.6 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($14.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($11.2 million)
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#8. Italy

- Imports: $3.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($964.9 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($788.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($493.9 million)

- Total trade: $6.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($64.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($63.2 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($56.5 million)
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#7. Belgium

- Imports: $4.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($4.4 billion)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($105.3 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($41.0 million)

- Total trade: $9.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.8 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($267.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($100.7 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($77.0 million)
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#6. Korea, South

- Imports: $5.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($3.3 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($794.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($455.5 million)

- Total trade: $10.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $5.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($152.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($79.7 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($68.9 million)

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#5. Mexico

- Imports: $5.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.5 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.0 billion)

- Total trade: $11.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $5.8 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($682.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($554.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($502.8 million)
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#4. Germany

- Imports: $6.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($2.4 billion)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($904.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($882.8 million)

- Total trade: $12.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $6.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($357.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($283.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($148.9 million)
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#3. Switzerland

- Imports: $7.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($6.1 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($532.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($115.7 million)

- Total trade: $14.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $7.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($294.9 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($276.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($40.7 million)
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#2. Canada

- Imports: $9.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($944.6 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($887.5 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($638.4 million)

- Total trade: $19.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $9.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.5 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.3 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($724.2 million)
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#1. China

- Imports: $13.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($5.0 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.8 billion)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($557.6 million)

- Total trade: $26.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $13.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($504.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($425.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($292.5 million)

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