Top Mexican Imports from the World
In 2016, Mexico bought US$387.1 billion worth of imported products up by 4.4% since 2012 and down by -2.1% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Mexican Imports from the US

America's exports to Mexico amounted to
$180 billion or 46.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $25.7 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $21.9 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $21.7 billion
  4. Vehicles: $18.6 billion
  5. Plastics: $15.1 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $5.6 billion
  7. Live trees and plants: $5.3 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $4.6 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $4.3 billion
10. Paper: $3.9 billion
Top 10 Mexican Imports from China

China's exports to Mexico amounted to
$69.5 billion or 18% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $29.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $16 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $3.2 billion
  4. Vehicles: $2.2 billion
  5. Live trees and plants: $2.2 billion
  6. Plastics: $1.8 billion
  7. Toys, games: $1.4 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $1.2 billion
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $976.4 million
10. Organic chemicals: $934 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Mexico amounted to
$17.8 billion or 4.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $4.3 billion
  2. Vehicles: $4.2 billion
  3. Machinery: $3.6 billion
  4. Iron and steel: $1.4 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $964.1 million
  6. Live trees and plants: $756.8 million
  7. Plastics: $607.5 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $452.5 million
  9. Rubber: $300.1 million
10. Base metal tools, cutlery: $178.5 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Mexico amounted to
$13.9 billion or 3.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $4.2 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $2.2 billion
  3. Vehicles: $1.9 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $732.7 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $729.9 million
  6. Plastics: $712.6 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $335.7 million
  8. Live trees and plants: $323.1 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $291.8 million
10. Organic chemicals: $279.4 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Mexico amounted to
$13.6 billion or 3.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $4 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.5 billion
  3. Vehicles: $1.8 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $1.1 billion
  5. Plastics: $1 billion
  6. Iron and steel: $917.1 million
  7. Live trees and plants: $577.7 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $307.2 million
  9. Rubber: $297.6 million
10. Base metal tools, cutlery: $164.3 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Canada

Canada's exports to Mexico amounted to
$9.6 billion or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.6 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $837.2 million
  4. Plastics: $652.2 million
  5. Oil seed: $605.8 million
  6. Aluminum: $461.1 million
  7. Iron and steel: $392.8 million
  8. Meat: $334.6 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $333.4 million
10. Rubber: $290.5 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Malaysia

Malaysia's exports to Mexico amounted to
$8.2 billion or 2.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $6.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $670.5 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $127.5 million
  4. Live trees and plants: $126.1 million
  5. Rubber: $57.9 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $53.6 million
  7. Plastics: $41.6 million
  8. Wood: $36.1 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $29.3 million
10. Clocks and watches: $28.7 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Taiwan

Taiwan's exports to Mexico amounted to
$6.8 billion or 1.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $3.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $1 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $612.3 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $416.2 million
  5. Plastics: $264.1 million
  6. Live trees and plants: $205 million
  7. Vehicles: $195.8 million
  8. Iron and steel: $166.6 million
  9. Other base metal goods: $85.4 million
10. Machinery: $54.8 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Mexico amounted to
$5.4 billion or 1.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $2 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $1.7 billion
  3. Vehicles: $879.1 million
  4. Live trees and plants: $178.8 million
  5. Rubber: $139.7 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $120.8 million
  7. Plastics: $88.4 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $47.7 million
  9. Oil seed: $44 million
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $31.9 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Mexico amounted to
$5.3 billion or 1.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.9 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $412.3 million
  3. Vehicles: $399.5 million
  4. Plastics: $237.9 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $220.2 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $164.8 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $155.7 million
  8. Iron and steel: $141.6 million
  9. Raw hides excluding furskins:$126.6 million
10. Organic chemicals: $120.3 million
Top 10 Mexican Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Mexico amounted to
$4.7 billion or 1.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $812.5 million
  2. Machinery: $804.8 million
  3. Live trees and plants: $335.3 million
  4. Raw hides excluding furskins:$302.8 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $286.5 million
  6. Iron and steel: $193.5 million
  7. Wood: $177.1 million
  8. Woodpulp: $171.6 million
  9. Ores, slag, ash: $170.9 million
10. Rubber: $124.7 million
Fastest-Growing Mexican Imports 2016
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