Top Bahamas Imports 2015
In 2015, Bahamas bought US$3.2 billion worth of imported products down by -7.3% since 2011 and down by -16.6% from 2014 to 2015.
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from the US

America's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$2.6 billion or 81.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Oil: $405.4 million
  2. Machinery: $204 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $178.8 million
  4. Collector items, art, antiques: $128.9 million
  5. Plastics: $120.8 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $109.7 million
  7. Vehicles: $90.6 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $82.4 million
  9. Meat: $81.5 million
10. Wood: $80.3 million
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Dominica

Dominica's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$47.1 million or 1.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Oil: $43.1 million
  2. Milling products: $1 million
  3. Cereal, milk preparations: $700,000
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $636,000
  5. Other food preparations: $354,000
  6. Other manufactured products: $349,000
  7. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $320,000
  8. Perfumes, cosmetics: $170,000
  9. Paper: $150,000
10. Other chemical goods: $117,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$35.8 million or 1.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $32 million
  2. Oil: $1.8 million
  3. Machinery: $1.5 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $122,000
  5. Rubber: $60,000
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $46,000
  7. Ceramic products: $43,000
  8. Furniture, lighting, signs: $38,000
  9. Iron or steel products: $31,000
10. Pharmaceuticals: $22,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from France

France's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$32 million or 1% of its overall imports.

  1. Perfumes, cosmetics: $18 million
  2. Beverages: $10.1 million
  3. Oil: $1.1 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $560,000
  5. Dairy, eggs, honey: $486,000
  6. Milling products: $421,000
  7. Leather, animal gut articles: $375,000
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $207,000
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $119,000
10. Other chemical goods: $87,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$27.8 million or 0.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Meat: $12.2 million
  2. Oil: $7.6 million
  3. Meat, seafood preparations: $2.2 million
  4. Ceramic products: $1.2 million
  5. Paper: $868,000
  6. Perfumes, cosmetics: $729,000
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $653,000
  8. Electronic equipment: $414,000
  9. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $362,000
10. Cereals: $331,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from China

China's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$2.1 million or 0.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Beverages: $1.3 million
  2. Wood: $730,000
  3. Rubber: $49,000
  4. Iron or steel products: $2,000
  5. Glass: $2,000
  6. Plastics: $1,000
  7. Knit or crochet clothing: $1,000
  8. Headgear: $1,000
  9. Feathers, artificial flowers, hair: $1,000
10. Oil: $1,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Canada

Canada's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$20.1 million or 0.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vegetables: $2.8 million
  2. Milling products: $2.3 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $2.3 million
  4. Meat and seafood preparations: $1.9 million
  5. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1.9 million
  6. Wood: $1.4 million
  7. Sugar: $853,000
  8. Machinery: $789,000
  9. Paper: $775,000
10. Medical, technical equipment: $633,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from France

France's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$20.1 million or 0.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Perfumes, cosmetics: $9.7 million
  2. Alcoholic beverages: $7.2 million
  3. Glass: $709,000
  4. Fish: $502,000
  5. Dairy, eggs, honey: $449,000
  6. Sugar: $377,000
  7. Milling products: $231,000
  8. Electronic equipment: $181,000
  9. Leather, animal gut articles: $138,000
10. Stone, plaster, cement: $120,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Netherlands

Netherlands exports to Bahamas amounted to
$18.7 million or 0.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Ships, boats: $8.7 million
  2. Vehicles: $3.5 million
  3. Alcoholic beverages: $2.3 million
  4. Machinery: $1.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $580,000
  6. Meat and seafood preparations: $388,000
  7. Paper: $309,000
  8. Glass: $296,000
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $288,000
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $137,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Switzerland

Switzerland's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$15.8 million or 0.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Clocks and watches: $11.7 million
  2. Furniture, lighting, signs: $995,000
  3. Gems, precious metals, coins: $700,000
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $609,000
  5. Tobacco: $384,000
  6. Leather, animal gut articles: $357,000
  7. Electronic equipment: $176,000
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $175,000
  9. Machinery: $147,000
10. Footwear: $143,000
Top 10 Bahamian Imports from Panama

Panama's exports to Bahamas amounted to
$15.8 million or 0.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $7.5 million
  2. Meat: $864,000
  3. Leather, animal gut articles: $809,000
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $760,000
  5. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $544,000
  6. Alcoholic beverages: $471,000
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $450,000
  8. Other textiles, worn clothing: $431,000
  9. Footwear: $312,000
10. Other food preparations: $308,000
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Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis