Countries Washington, D.C. imports the most goods from

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Countries Washington, D.C. imports the most goods from

Stacker compiled a list of the countries Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C..
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#30. Malaysia

- Imports: $1.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($751,827)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($393,226)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($288,169)

- Total trade: $2.0 million ($1.7 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $149,113
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($149,113)
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#29. Thailand

- Imports: $2.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($500,080)
--- Cereals ($487,079)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($358,675)

- Total trade: $14.9 million ($10.2 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $12.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($6.2 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($2.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.2 million)
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#28. Brazil

- Imports: $2.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Railway Or Tramway Stock Etc; Traffic Signal Equip ($1.3 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($616,998)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($302,588)

- Total trade: $24.3 million ($19.2 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $21.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($12.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($3.0 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($2.0 million)
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#27. Czech Republic

- Imports: $2.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.4 million)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($694,142)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($194,543)

- Total trade: $2.7 million ($2.5 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $66,967
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($34,010)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($17,295)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($15,662)
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#26. Norway

- Imports: $2.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.5 million)
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($738,586)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($180,616)

- Total trade: $29.9 million ($24.3 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $27.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($26.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($480,000)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($346,031)

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#25. Belgium

- Imports: $2.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($832,673)
--- Railway Or Tramway Stock Etc; Traffic Signal Equip ($480,000)
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($459,139)

- Total trade: $4.4 million ($1.3 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.5 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($35,216)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3,960)
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#24. Singapore

- Imports: $3.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($2.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($260,483)
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($119,589)

- Total trade: $5.4 million ($1.1 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($926,559)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($905,135)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($209,060)
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#23. Ireland

- Imports: $3.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($1.6 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($966,642)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($509,430)

- Total trade: $3.3 million ($3.2 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $30,845
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($23,065)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($4,880)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($2,900)
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#22. Hong Kong

- Imports: $3.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($3.0 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($193,163)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($54,725)

- Total trade: $3.5 million ($3.0 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $242,822
- Largest exports:
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($64,300)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($61,762)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($25,000)
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#21. Vietnam

- Imports: $3.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.6 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($709,498)
--- Prep Cereal, Flour, Starch Or Milk; Bakers Wares ($275,358)

- Total trade: $3.7 million ($3.6 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $36,650
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($25,516)
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($11,134)

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#20. Israel

- Imports: $4.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.7 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($389,955)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($313,083)

- Total trade: $4.5 million ($3.9 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $265,806
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($118,000)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($75,944)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($49,117)
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#19. Spain

- Imports: $4.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($1.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($471,037)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($310,314)

- Total trade: $6.2 million ($2.3 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($129,589)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($11,655)
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#18. Japan

- Imports: $4.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($673,143)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($420,445)

- Total trade: $7.2 million ($1.7 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.7 million)
--- Glass And Glassware ($430,650)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($378,946)
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#17. South Korea

- Imports: $4.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.4 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($516,338)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($434,698)

- Total trade: $7.8 million ($2.0 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($2.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($130,015)
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($102,879)
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#16. Sweden

- Imports: $7.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($4.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.8 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($559,236)

- Total trade: $49.5 million ($34.3 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $41.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($30.4 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($4.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($3.4 million)

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#15. Mexico

- Imports: $7.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Cocoa And Cocoa Preparations ($4.7 million)
--- Art Of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica Etc. ($1.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($806,042)

- Total trade: $15.4 million ($432,704 trade deficit)
- Exports: $7.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($2.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.6 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($1.2 million)
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#14. Ecuador

- Imports: $9.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($5.5 million)
--- Prep Of Meat,of Fish,of Crustaceans Etc,of Insects ($3.3 million)
--- Live Trees, Plants, Bulbs Etc.; Cut Flowers Etc. ($134,858)

- Total trade: $9.3 million ($8.7 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $333,688
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($234,264)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($76,680)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($20,000)
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#13. Netherlands

- Imports: $10.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($2.0 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.8 million)

- Total trade: $11.6 million ($8.5 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($1.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($159,113)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($98,353)
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#12. Denmark

- Imports: $11.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($8.2 million)
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($1.1 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($864,048)

- Total trade: $12.0 million ($11.9 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $33,500
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($25,000)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($8,500)
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#11. India

- Imports: $12.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($8.8 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($689,779)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($613,625)

- Total trade: $13.8 million ($11.6 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($378,309)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($270,376)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($154,246)

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#10. Italy

- Imports: $15.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($3.0 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($2.4 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($2.4 million)

- Total trade: $17.2 million ($13.2 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($1.5 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($208,940)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($124,463)
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#9. Switzerland

- Imports: $20.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($10.7 million)
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($7.3 million)
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($663,028)

- Total trade: $26.8 million ($13.9 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $6.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($3.1 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($2.5 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($298,219)
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#8. United Kingdom

- Imports: $21.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($4.0 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($3.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.6 million)

- Total trade: $629.7 million ($586.7 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $608.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($321.9 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($242.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($30.7 million)
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#7. Turkey

- Imports: $27.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($25.1 million)
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($626,073)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($413,319)

- Total trade: $27.8 million ($26.4 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $702,078
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($346,962)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($328,066)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15,010)
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#6. France

- Imports: $27.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($14.9 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($8.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.1 million)

- Total trade: $110.5 million ($55.2 million trade surplus)
- Exports: $82.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($29.6 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($19.4 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($18.1 million)

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#5. China

- Imports: $29.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($15.6 million)
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($3.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.7 million)

- Total trade: $30.4 million ($28.1 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nickel And Articles Thereof ($797,196)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($123,020)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($78,242)
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#4. Australia

- Imports: $38.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($29.7 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($5.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.6 million)

- Total trade: $38.6 million ($38.2 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $192,183
- Largest exports:
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($58,480)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($55,645)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($35,100)
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#3. Canada

- Imports: $80.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($16.9 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($15.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($11.6 million)

- Total trade: $87.8 million ($72.3 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $7.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($2.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.8 million)
--- Prep Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts Or Other Plant Parts ($551,371)
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#2. Germany

- Imports: $88.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($29.9 million)
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($21.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($9.3 million)

- Total trade: $101.4 million ($74.6 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $13.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($8.7 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($2.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($899,110)
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#1. Taiwan

- Imports: $141.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($140.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($180,671)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($136,077)

- Total trade: $141.5 million ($140.5 million trade deficit)
- Exports: $504,304
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($287,401)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($194,211)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($10,000)

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