Top Finland Imports from the World
In 2018, Finland bought US$78.5 billion worth of imported products up by 2.2% since 2014 and up by 12% from 2017 to 2018.
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Finland amounted to
$13.5 billion or 17.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $3.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.7 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.6 billion
  4. Plastics: $642.9 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $560 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $530.1 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $473.3 million
  8. Inorganic chemicals: $217.7 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $201.5 million
10. Copper: $197.5 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Sweden

Sweden's exports to Finland amounted to
$12.1 billion or 15.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.6 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.4 billion
  4. Vehicles: $1.4 billion
  5. Ores, slag, ash: $544.8 million
  6. Plastics: $373.2 million
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $340.6 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $260.2 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $258.4 million
10. Iron and steel: $244.5 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Finland amounted to
$10 billion or 12.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $6.6 billion
  2. Nickel: $917.7 million
  3. Wood: $575.4 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $565.4 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $397.3 million
  6. Ores, slag, ash: $128.7 million
  7. Rubber: $114.2 million
  8. Iron and steel: $82.5 million
  9. Electronic equipment: $78.8 million
10. Copper: $63.3 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Finland amounted to
$6 billion or 7.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $899.5 million
  3. Plastics: $324.5 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $313.6 million
  5. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $265.8 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $257.2 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $203.5 million
  8. Vehicles: $183 million
  9. Iron and steel: $173.1 million
10. Organic chemicals: $156.5 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from China

China's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.5 billion or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $622 million
  2. Machinery: $396 million
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $155.1 million
  4. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $154.9 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $115.2 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $109.2 million
  7. Knit or crochet clothing: $88.8 million
  8. Toys, games: $75.5 million
  9. Plastics: $67.9 million
10. Vehicles: $60.9 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Denmark

Denmark's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $410.3 million
  2. Machinery: $278.1 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $230.3 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $154.2 million
  5. Dairy, eggs, honey: $143.1 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $85 million
  7. Plastics: $77.5 million
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $66.9 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $62.3 million
10. Vehicles: $56.5 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Estonia

Estonia's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $524.1 million
  2. Machinery: $308.9 million
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $292.5 million
  4. Wood: $250.5 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $137.2 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $99.4 million
  7. Vehicles: $88.5 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $60.5 million
  9. Plastics: $51.1 million
10. Iron and steel: $38.7 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Plastics: $290.7 million
  2. Vehicles: $265.3 million
  3. Machinery: $262 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $215.2 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $194.2 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $133.6 million
  7. Woodpulp: $131.7 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $95.9 million
  9. Electronic equipment: $95.8 million
10. Copper: $59.2 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from France

France's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.2 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $335 million
  2. Vehicles: $263.6 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $246.6 million
  4. Aircraft, spacecraft: $184.6 million
  5. Plastics: $167.8 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $166.5 million
  7. Beverages: $89.4 million
  8. Modified starches, enzymes: $68.4 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $65.7 million
10. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $59.2 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Finland amounted to
$2 billion or 2.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $384.3 million
  2. Vehicles: $310.6 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $254.2 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $147.5 million
  5. Plastics: $87.8 million
  6. Beverages: $69.5 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $64.7 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $56.9 million
  9. Iron and steel: $47 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $40.8 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Norway

Norway's exports to Finland amounted to
$2 billion or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.1 billion
  2. Fish: $301.7 million
  3. Iron and steel: $117.2 million
  4. Inorganic chemicals: $59.9 million
  5. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $58.9 million
  6. Aluminum: $46.6 million
  7. Machinery: $39.6 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $28.5 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $21.6 million
10. Vehicles: $18.3 million
Fastest-Growing Finnish Imports 2018
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