Top Finland Imports from the World
In 2017, Finland bought US$70.1 billion worth of imported products down by -9.6% since 2013 but up by 15.9% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Finland amounted to
$12.3 billion or 17.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.5 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.4 billion
  4. Plastics: $595.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $516.4 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $377.7 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $351 million
  8. Railway, tram equipment: $258.8 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $168.6 million
10. Organic chemicals: $165.8 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Sweden

Sweden's exports to Finland amounted to
$11 billion or 15.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.5 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.4 billion
  4. Vehicles: $1.1 billion
  5. Ores, slag, ash: $554.7 million
  6. Plastics: $373.6 million
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $310.2 million
  8. Iron and steel: $248.3 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $247.3 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $240.9 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Finland amounted to
$8.4 billion or 12.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $5.2 billion
  2. Iron or steel products: $1 billion
  3. Nickel: $564.1 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $435.2 million
  5. Wood: $430.5 million
  6. Ores, slag, ash: $120.9 million
  7. Rubber: $108.3 million
  8. Copper: $72.3 million
  9. Electronic equipment: $63.6 million
10. Iron and steel: $61.7 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Finland amounted to
$5.3 billion or 7.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $715.1 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $423 million
  4. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $296.3 million
  5. Plastics: $264.4 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $238.2 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $221.7 million
  8. Iron and steel: $149.6 million
  9. Vehicles: $145.7 million
10. Organic chemicals: $145.2 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from France

France's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.5 billion or 3.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Aircraft, spacecraft: $688.5 million
  2. Machinery: $266.6 million
  3. Vehicles: $246.4 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $203.2 million
  5. Plastics: $171.6 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $125.7 million
  7. Beverages: $104.9 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $72.3 million
  9. Modified starches, enzymes: $61.7 million
10. Iron and steel: $49.6 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Denmark

Denmark's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $343.6 million
  2. Machinery: $324.8 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $264.2 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $156.2 million
  5. Dairy, eggs, honey: $116.5 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $86.1 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $69.2 million
  8. Plastics: $66.9 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $62.9 million
10. Paper: $49.4 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from China

China's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.3 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $548.9 million
  2. Machinery: $392.4 million
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $151.2 million
  4. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $144.9 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $105.7 million
  6. Knit or crochet clothing: $90.3 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $89.2 million
  8. Toys, games: $81 million
  9. Plastics: $60 million
10. Vehicles: $57.4 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Estonia

Estonia's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.2 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $519.5 million
  2. Machinery: $272.1 million
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $265.1 million
  4. Wood: $167.7 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $120.6 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $90 million
  7. Vehicles: $77 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $57.4 million
  9. Plastics: $44.5 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $32.8 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Finland amounted to
$2.1 billion or 3.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $309.1 million
  2. Plastics: $290.3 million
  3. Machinery: $249.9 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $153.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $144 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $97.3 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $83.6 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $57.7 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $52.9 million
10. Woodpulp: $49.3 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Finland amounted to
$2 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $400 million
  2. Vehicles: $389 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $235.9 million
  4. Plastics: $97.2 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $91.7 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $70.5 million
  7. Beverages: $57.8 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $46.6 million
  9. Iron and steel: $44.9 million
10. Other chemical goods: $32.6 million
Top 10 Finnish Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Finland amounted to
$1.7 billion or 2.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $479.9 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $163.7 million
  3. Vehicles: $162.9 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $134.8 million
  5. Plastics: $108.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $46 million
  7. Beverages: $40.6 million
  8. Furniture, lighting, signs: $36.2 million
  9. Fruits, nuts: $33 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $30.4 million
Fastest-Growing Finnish 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