Countries West Virginia imports the most goods from

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

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#10. Italy

- Imports: $44.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($21.5 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($6.7 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($5.7 million)

- Total trade: $87.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $44.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($55.4 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($9.7 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($4.0 million)
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#9. Poland

- Imports: $48.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($43.2 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($2.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.3 million)

- Total trade: $96.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $48.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($15.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($4.1 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($2.2 million)
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#8. Belgium

- Imports: $52.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($30.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($9.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($6.1 million)

- Total trade: $104.7 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $52.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($105.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($43.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($19.4 million)
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#7. Taiwan

- Imports: $58.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($28.4 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($9.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($9.0 million)

- Total trade: $117.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $58.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($11.3 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($7.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($2.7 million)
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#6. France

- Imports: $60.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($27.7 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($14.7 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($7.8 million)

- Total trade: $121.5 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $60.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($21.0 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($13.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($10.3 million)

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#5. Mexico

- Imports: $128.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($53.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($30.8 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($16.9 million)

- Total trade: $256.6 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $128.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($39.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($14.1 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($8.8 million)
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#4. China

- Imports: $141.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.4 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($13.9 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($11.2 million)

- Total trade: $283.3 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $141.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($189.4 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($62.4 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($38.4 million)
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#3. Germany

- Imports: $177.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($93.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($28.6 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($16.7 million)

- Total trade: $355.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $177.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($52.5 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($43.5 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($16.8 million)
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#2. Japan

- Imports: $813.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($220.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($199.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($144.2 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $813.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($87.9 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($52.4 million)
--- Ceramic Products ($11.4 million)
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#1. Canada

- Imports: $1.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($346.2 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($81.7 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($68.9 million)

- Total trade: $2.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($738.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($95.4 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($85.4 million)

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