Top Brazilian Imports from the World
In 2019, Brazil bought US$177.3 billion worth of imported products up by 3.4% since 2015 and down by -2.1% from 2018 to 2019.
Top 10 Brazil Imports from China

China's exports to Brazil amounted to
$35.3 billion or 19.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $10.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $5 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $3 billion
  4. Ships, boats: $2.1 billion
  5. Vehicles: $1.1 billion
  6. Plastics: $1 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $871.5 million
  8. Man-made filaments: $760.8 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $727.5 million
10. Iron and steel: $723.6 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from the US

America's exports to Brazil amounted to
$30.4 billion or 17.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $11.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.7 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $1.9 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.8 billion
  5. Other chemical goods: $1.5 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $1.5 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $1.3 billion
  8. Electronic equipment: $1.1 billion
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $744.8 million
10. Fertilizers: $669 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from Argentina

Argentina's exports to Brazil amounted to
$10.6 billion or 6.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $4.5 billion
  2. Cereals: $1.5 billion
  3. Plastics: $486.5 million
  4. Machinery: $365.6 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $363.7 million
  6. Milling products: $362.4 million
  7. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $274.6 million
  8. Vegetables: $245.3 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $236.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $224.3 million

Top 10 Brazil Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Brazil amounted to
$10.3 billion or 5.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $2.4 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $1.3 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $1.2 billion
  4. Vehicles: $1.1 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $675.4 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $640.4 million
  7. Plastics: $532.5 million
  8. Fertilizers: $374.6 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $371.4 million
10. Iron or steel products: $209.7 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Brazil amounted to
$4.7 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $1.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $665.4 million
  3. Vehicles: $529.1 million
  4. Plastics: $377.3 million
  5. Iron and steel: $220.3 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $167.2 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $155.1 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $143 million
  9. Base metal tools, cutlery: $62.3 million
10. Iron or steel products: $61.5 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from India

India's exports to Brazil amounted to
$4.3 billion or 2.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Organic chemicals: $1 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $560.8 million
  3. Other chemical goods: $457.3 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $357.8 million
  5. Machinery: $242.8 million
  6. Man-made filaments: $222.6 million
  7. Vehicles: $137.6 million
  8. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $134.8 million
  9. Aluminum: $129 million
10. Rubber: $95.4 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from Mexico

Mexico's exports to Brazil amounted to
$4.2 billion or 2.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.5 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $561.1 million
  3. Machinery: $478.8 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $309.7 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $273.8 million
  6. Plastics: $122.8 million
  7. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $81.9 million
  8. Rubber: $77.4 million
  9. Zinc: $75.5 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $58.1 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Brazil amounted to
$4.1 billion or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $942.5 million
  2. Vehicles: $828.4 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $525.1 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $326.3 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $308.6 million
  6. Ships, boats: $219 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $178.1 million
  8. Rubber: $141.8 million
  9. Plastics: $114.8 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $86.5 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Brazil amounted to
$4 billion or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $459.7 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $281.2 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $212.8 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $198.8 million
  6. Plastics: $182.8 million
  7. Vehicles: $180.4 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $169.4 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $141.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $92.8 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Brazil amounted to
$3.7 billion or 2.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Fertilizers: $2.2 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $468.3 million
  3. Aluminum: $248.9 million
  4. Ships, boats: $208.1 million
  5. Gems, precious metals: $128.5 million
  6. Iron and steel: $122 million
  7. Rubber: $80.7 million
  8. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $63.5 million
  9. Electronic equipment: $36 million
10. Organic chemicals: $29.2 million
Top 10 Brazil Imports from France

France's exports to Brazil amounted to
$3.5 billion or 2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $439.2 million
  2. Organic chemicals: $404 million
  3. Other chemical goods: $396.2 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $324.7 million
  5. Aircraft, spacecraft: $245.7 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $217.9 million
  7. Plastics: $207.8 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $150.9 million
  9. Vehicles: $129.8 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $120.9 million
Fastest-Growing Brazilian Imports 2019
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

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