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Top Italy Imports from the World
In 2017, Italy bought US$452.2 billion worth of imported products down by -5.7% since 2013 but up by 11.8% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Italian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Italy amounted to
$73.8 billion or 16.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $14.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $11 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.6 billion
  4. Plastics: $5.2 billion
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $3.4 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $3.3 billion
  7. Iron and steel: $2.5 billion
  8. Organic chemicals: $2.1 billion
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $1.5 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.5 billion
Top 10 Italian Imports from France

France's exports to Italy amounted to
$39.7 billion or 8.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $5.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.2 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $2.4 billion
  4. Plastics: $2.4 billion
  5. Electronic equipment: $2.3 billion
  6. Iron and steel: $2 billion
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.8 billion
  8. Live animals: $1.3 billion
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $1.2 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $955.2 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from China

China's exports to Italy amounted to
$32.1 billion or 7.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $5.9 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $5.9 billion
  3. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $1.6 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $1.4 billion
  5. Organic chemicals: $1.2 billion
  6. Knit or crochet clothing: $1.2 billion
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1.2 billion
  8. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  9. Plastics: $1.1 billion
10. Leather, animal gut articles: $1 billion
Top 10 Italian Imports from the Netherlands

Dutch exports to Italy amounted to
$25.5 billion or 5.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $4.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.5 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $1.7 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.6 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1.6 billion
  6. Organic chemicals: $1.1 billion
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $849.8 million
  8. Meat: $748.4 million
  9. Iron and steel: $687.9 million
10. Vehicles: $654 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Italy amounted to
$23.9 billion or 5.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $5.2 billion
  2. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $1.7 billion
  3. Plastics: $1.2 billion
  4. Knit or crochet clothing: $1 billion
  5. Fish: $1 billion
  6. Machinery: $858.5 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $817.4 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $816.5 million
  9. Iron and steel: $800.9 million
10. Fruits, nuts: $716.8 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Italy amounted to
$20.2 billion or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.4 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $2.5 billion
  3. Plastics: $2.2 billion
  4. Vehicles: $1.8 billion
  5. Machinery: $1.5 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $1 billion
  7. Iron and steel: $581.7 million
  8. Gems, precious metals: $561.9 million
  9. Footwear: $483.7 million
10. Copper: $465.3 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from the US

America's exports to Italy amounted to
$16.9 billion or 3.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.5 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.6 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $996 million
  5. Gems, precious metals: $910.4 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $749.6 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $718.9 million
  8. Aircraft, spacecraft: $645.8 million
  9. Vehicles: $460.4 million
10. Other chemical goods: $418 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Italy amounted to
$13.9 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $11 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $948.6 million
  3. Gems, precious metals: $703.6 million
  4. Aluminum: $284.5 million
  5. Paper: $113.3 million
  6. Wood: $97.8 million
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $86.7 million
  8. Fertilizers: $73.1 million
  9. Copper: $56.7 million
10. Rubber: $56.6 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Italy amounted to
$12.9 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.5 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $1.3 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $1 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $515.2 million
  6. Plastics: $488 million
  7. Gems, precious metals: $463.7 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $441.9 million
  9. Aircraft, spacecraft: $294.2 million
10. Other chemical goods: $274.2 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from Switzerland

Switzerland's exports to Italy amounted to
$12.6 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $2.8 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $2.6 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $2.1 billion
  4. Clocks, watches: $982.6 million
  5. Machinery: $840.3 million
  6. Iron and steel: $328.4 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $284.7 million
  8. Leather, animal gut articles: $278.5 million
  9. Plastics: $266.1 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $236.5 million
Top 10 Italian Imports from Poland

Poland's exports to Italy amounted to
$11.1 billion or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.5 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.1 billion
  4. Meat: $514.4 million
  5. Plastics: $412.8 million
  6. Iron and steel: $362 million
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $337.7 million
  8. Tobacco: $327.1 million
  9. Rubber: $251.1 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $228.4 million
Fastest-Growing Italian Imports 2017
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.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis