Top Cyprus Imports 2016
In 2016, Cyprus bought US$6.5 billion worth of imported products down by -11.9% since 2012 but up by 14.7% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Greece

Greece's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$1.4 billion or 21.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $366.4 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $79 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $78.4 million
  4. Machinery: $72.1 million
  5. Other food preparations: $47.9 million
  6. Plastics: $41.3 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $38.8 million
  8. Cereal, milk preparations:$38 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $37.4 million
10. Beverages: $34.3 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$435.3 million or 6.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $46 million
  2. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $32.2 million
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $28.6 million
  4. Knit or crochet clothing: $23.9 million
  5. Plastics: $19.7 million
  6. Iron and steel: $18.9 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $18.5 million
  8. Ceramic products: $15.7 million
  9. Paper: $13.7 million
10. Footwear: $13.5 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$417.5 million or 6.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $131.5 million
  2. Beverages: $26.7 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $24.6 million
  4. Knit or crochet clothing: $19.2 million
  5. Machinery: $18.3 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations:$17.7 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $15.9 million
  8. Live trees and plants: $13.9 million
  9. Other food preparations: $12.5 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $12.1 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from France

France's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$290.8 million or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $140 million
  2. Beverages: $23.9 million
  3. Perfumes, cosmetics: $16.5 million
  4. Vehicles: $13.2 million
  5. Cereal, milk preparations: $10.5 million
  6. Machinery: $7.8 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $7.2 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $7 million
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $5.7 million
10. Cereals: $5.3 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from China

China's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$264.7 million or 4.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $39.2 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $29.9 million
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $28.9 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $22 million
  5. Rubber: $17 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $13.8 million
  7. Plastics: $10.4 million
  8. Toys, games: $9.1 million
  9. Footwear: $8.1 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $5.1 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Israel

Israel's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$255.6 million or 3.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $214.3 million
  2. Plastics: $6.1 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $3.7 million
  4. Machinery: $3.4 million
  5. Paper: $3.1 million
  6. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $2 million
  7. Glass: $1.9 million
  8. Vegetables: $1.8 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $1.8 million
10. Fruits, nuts: $1.5 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Cyprus amounted to
$241 million or 3.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $27.2 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $23.7 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $16.5 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $14.6 million
  5. Meat: $14.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $9.9 million
  7. Vegetables: $9.2 million
  8. Beverages: $9.2 million
  9. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $6.8 million
10. Organic chemicals: $6.1 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$229 million or 3.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $94.3 million
  2. Vehicles: $12.3 million
  3. Machinery: $10.5 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $8 million
  5. Plastics: $7.1 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $6.3 million
  7. Footwear: $6 million
  8. Knit or crochet clothing: $4.5 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $4.49 million
10. Food waste, animal fodder: $4.47 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$225.6 million or 3.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $28.9 million
  2. Food waste, animal fodder: $28.6 million
  3. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $26.7 million
  4. Knit or crochet clothing: $17.9 million
  5. Ceramic products: $11.3 million
  6. Plastics: $7.2 million
  7. Footwear: $7 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $6.6 million
  9. Machinery: $6.3 million
10. Meat: $6.2 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from the US

America's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$131.7 million or 2% of its overall imports.

  1. Aircraft, spacecraft: $72.2 million
  2. Ships, boats: $7.4 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.6 million
  4. Machinery: $5.7 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $4.8 million
  6. Fruits, nuts: $4.7 million
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.8 million
  8. Perfumes, cosmetics: $2.3 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $2.1 million
10. Paper: $1.9 million
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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

Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$1.1 billion or 16.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Ships, boats: $637.5 million
  2. Vehicles: $130.8 million
  3. Machinery: $44.6 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $32.9 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $21.3 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $20.6 million
  7. Dairy, eggs, honey: $17.5 million
  8. Plastics: $12.3 million
  9. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $10.5 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $10.4 million