Top Cyprus Imports 2017
In 2017, Cyprus bought US$9 billion worth of imported products up by 40.7% since 2013 and up by 36.8% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Greece

Greece's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$1.7 billion or 19% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $510.6 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $100.1 million
  3. Machinery: $86.5 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $85.7 million
  5. Other food preparations: $51.8 million
  6. Iron and steel: $50.9 million
  7. Plastics: $49.2 million
  8. Perfumes, cosmetics: $44.4 million
  9. Cereal, milk preparations:$39.9 million
10. Beverages: $38 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from China

China's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$663.9 million or 7.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Ships, boats: $370.2 million
  2. Machinery: $51.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $33.3 million
  4. Furniture, lighting, signs: $30.7 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $28.1 million
  6. Rubber: $18.1 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $14.3 million
  8. Plastics: $12.6 million
  9. Toys, games: $10.1 million
10. Footwear: $6.8 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$660.8 million or 7.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Ships, boats: $631.4 million
  2. Vehicles: $9.4 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.9 million
  4. Plastics: $3.5 million
  5. Machinery: $2.7 million
  6. Rubber: $1.8 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $961,000
  8. Organic chemicals: $750,000
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $735,000
10. Other manufactured products: $349,000
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$631.7 million or 7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $139.6 million
  2. Ships, boats: $92.8 million
  3. Machinery: $53.3 million
  4. Aircraft, spacecraft: $36.4 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $29 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $28 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $24.4 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $22 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $17.7 million
10. Plastics: $14.8 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Cyprus amounted to
$461.7 million or 5.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Ships, boats: $181.1 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $42.2 million
  3. Machinery: $29.6 million
  4. Meat: $16.8 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $15.8 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $13.4 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $11.3 million
  8. Beverages: $10.2 million
  9. Vegetables: $10.2 million
10. Vehicles: $7.5 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$451.5 million or 5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $135.5 million
  2. Machinery: $31.9 million
  3. Beverages: $28.5 million
  4. Ships, boats: $27.2 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $22.4 million
  6. Knit or crochet clothing: $20.2 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $17 million
  8. Cereal, milk preparations:$14.9 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $14.4 million
10. Other food preparations: $13.7 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Israel

Israel's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$366.1 million or 4.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $320.9 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $7.5 million
  3. Plastics: $6.5 million
  4. Machinery: $4.3 million
  5. Glass: $2.8 million
  6. Paper: $2.7 million
  7. Vegetables: $2 million
  8. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $1.9 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $1.8 million
10. Rubber: $1.5 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from France

France's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$342.6 million or 3.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $159.3 million
  2. Beverages: $24.1 million
  3. Machinery: $19.1 million
  4. Vehicles: $16.8 million
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $16.6 million
  6. Cereals: $15.5 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $9.7 million
  8. Clocks, watches: $6.1 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $5.6 million
10. Iron or steel products: $5.2 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$259.3 million or 2.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $34.9 million
  2. Food waste, animal fodder: $30.8 million
  3. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $25.9 million
  4. Knit or crochet clothing: $15 million
  5. Ceramic products: $13.9 million
  6. Machinery: $11.5 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $10.1 million
  8. Plastics: $8.3 million
  9. Meat: $7.3 million
10. Footwear: $5.8 million
Top 10 Cypriot Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$226.1 million or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $70.5 million
  2. Vehicles: $11.5 million
  3. Machinery: $10.8 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $9.3 million
  5. Plastics: $9.2 million
  6. Footwear: $6.4 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $6 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $5.7 million
  9. Cereal, milk preparations:$5.6 million
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $5.2 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 Italy

Italy's exports to Cyprus amounted to
$678.5 million or 7.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Ships, boats: $69.4 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $66.9 million
  3. Machinery: $64.4 million
  4. Iron and steel: $42.7 million
  5. Furniture, lighting, signs: $37.6 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $30.8 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $29.5 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $23.8 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $23.4 million
10. Plastics: $22.5 million