Top Mexican Imports from the World
In 2017, Mexico bought US$420.4 billion worth of imported products up by 10.3% since 2013 and up by 8.6% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Mexican Imports from the US

America's exports to Mexico amounted to
$195 billion or 46.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $30.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $27.2 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $21.2 billion
  4. Vehicles: $20.1 billion
  5. Plastics: $15.5 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $5.6 billion
  7. Organic chemicals: $5 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $4.7 billion
  9. Iron and steel: $4.3 billion
10. Paper: $4 billion
Top 10 Mexican Imports from China

China's exports to Mexico amounted to
$74.1 billion or 17.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $30.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $16 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $3.1 billion
  4. Vehicles: $3.1 billion
  5. Plastics: $2.1 billion
  6. Toys, games: $1.6 billion
  7. Iron or steel products: $1.2 billion
  8. Organic chemicals: $1.1 billion
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1 billion
10. Rubber: $1 billion
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Mexico amounted to
$18.2 billion or 4.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $4.4 billion
  2. Vehicles: $3.9 billion
  3. Machinery: $3.9 billion
  4. Iron and steel: $1.6 billion
  5. Iron or steel products: $832.8 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $657 million
  7. Plastics: $627.3 million
  8. Rubber: $315.9 million
  9. Mineral fuels including oil: $205.9 million
10. Base metal tools, cutlery: $172.3 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Mexico amounted to
$16.4 billion or 3.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $4.7 billion
  2. Vehicles: $2.8 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $2.5 billion
  4. Plastics: $855.6 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $840.7 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $778.3 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $412.2 million
  8. Iron and steel: $371 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $296 million
10. Other chemical goods: $289.6 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Mexico amounted to
$15.8 billion or 3.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $4.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.8 billion
  3. Vehicles: $2.1 billion
  4. Iron and steel: $1.3 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1.3 billion
  6. Plastics: $1.1 billion
  7. Rubber: $443.6 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $296.8 million
  9. Base metal tools, cutlery: $156 million
10. Other base metal goods: $143.3 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Canada

Canada's exports to Mexico amounted to
$9.8 billion or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $700.7 million
  4. Oil seed: $699.3 million
  5. Plastics: $587.7 million
  6. Iron and steel: $451 million
  7. Aluminum: $446.7 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $410 million
  9. Meat: $328.3 million
10. Rubber: $313.7 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia's exports to Mexico amounted to
$7.9 billion or 1.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $6.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $593.4 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $161.9 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $88.1 million
  5. Rubber: $65.4 million
  6. Plastics: $60.3 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $38.4 million
  8. Aluminum: $29.9 million
  9. Copper: $27.1 million
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $26.5 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Taiwan

Taiwan's exports to Mexico amounted to
$7.4 billion or 1.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $3.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $945 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $688.9 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $473.4 million
  5. Plastics: $285.1 million
  6. Iron and steel: $244.9 million
  7. Vehicles: $196.8 million
  8. Other base metal goods: $93.9 million
  9. Rubber: $60 million
10. Man-made filaments: $52.6 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Mexico amounted to
$6.2 billion or 1.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $2.3 billion
  2. Vehicles: $497.6 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $452.6 million
  4. Plastics: $274.7 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $256.2 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $216.8 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $184.6 million
  8. Iron and steel: $142.7 million
  9. Raw hides excluding furskins: $134.9 million
10. Organic chemicals: $112.2 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Mexico amounted to
$5.9 billion or 1.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $2 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $1.9 billion
  3. Vehicles: $1.1 billion
  4. Rubber: $196.6 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $135.5 million
  6. Plastics: $88 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $48.9 million
  8. Oil seed: $44 million
  9. Gems, precious metals: $36.5 million
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $19.8 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Mexico amounted to
$5.4 billion or 1.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $998.7 million
  2. Machinery: $860.3 million
  3. Raw hides excluding furskins: $296.3 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $243.2 million
  5. Wood: $232.2 million
  6. Meat: $217.5 million
  7. Woodpulp: $201.2 million
  8. Iron and steel: $186.7 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $156 million
10. Rubber: $137.7 million
Fastest-Growing Mexican 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.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis