Top Israel Imports from the World
In 2017, Israel bought US$69.1 billion worth of imported products down by -4% since 2013 but up by 5% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Israeli Imports from China

China's exports to Israel amounted to
$9 billion or 13% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $1.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  3. Knit or crochet clothing: $514.2 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $461 million
  5. Furniture, lighting, signs: $399 million
  6. Plastics: $320.5 million
  7. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $313.7 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $283.1 million
  9. Vehicles: $280.5 million
10. Iron or steel products: $256.4 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from the US

America's exports to Israel amounted to
$8 billion or 11.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $853.6 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $811.4 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $623.3 million
  5. Aircraft, spacecraft: $565.1 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $416.3 million
  7. Vehicles: $328.4 million
  8. Plastics: $312.1 million
  9. Mineral fuels including oil: $256.4 million
10. Iron or steel products: $218.9 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Israel amounted to
$4.9 billion or 7.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $961.7 million
  2. Vehicles: $720.9 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $496.6 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $481.2 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $389.8 million
  6. Plastics: $267.1 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $133.6 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $117.1 million
  9. Railway, tram equipment: $93.7 million
10. Iron or steel products: $84.4 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Israel amounted to
$3.4 billion or 4.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $1.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $358.7 million
  3. Vehicles: $264.7 million
  4. Plastics: $132 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $76.2 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $57.8 million
  7. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $46.1 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $38.4 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $27.7 million
10. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $26.4 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Israel amounted to
$3.3 billion or 4.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $624.3 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $255.1 million
  3. Vehicles: $227.3 million
  4. Furniture, lighting, signs: $204.9 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $173.7 million
  6. Plastics: $163.2 million
  7. Gems, precious metals: $112.9 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $110.8 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $97.3 million
10. Ceramic products: $94.2 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Turkey

Turkey's exports to Israel amounted to
$2.9 billion or 4.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $443.2 million
  2. Iron and steel: $397 million
  3. Plastics: $216.9 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $195.7 million
  5. Machinery: $170.6 million
  6. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $124.6 million
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $117.1 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $107.4 million
  9. Gems, precious metals: $95.7 million
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $85.5 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Japan

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

  1. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  2. Vehicles: $640.3 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $150.9 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $113.3 million
  5. Plastics: $67.7 million
  6. Photo/cinematographic goods: $49 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $35.8 million
  8. Rubber: $27.4 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $25.6 million
10. Gems, precious metals: $22.2 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Israel amounted to
$2.1 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $561.3 million
  3. Cereals: $95.4 million
  4. Aluminum: $76.7 million
  5. Iron and steel: $72.2 million
  6. Copper: $36.1 million
  7. Wood: $30.3 million
  8. Fertilizers: $26.8 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $21.4 million
10. Other base metals: $17.7 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from India

India's exports to Israel amounted to
$2 billion or 2.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $945.4 million
  2. Organic chemicals: $263.9 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $106.2 million
  4. Plastics: $89.9 million
  5. Vehicles: $61.2 million
  6. Knit or crochet clothing: $40.3 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $39.6 million
  8. Other textiles, worn clothing: $38 million
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $36 million
10. Machinery: $29.5 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Israel amounted to
$1.9 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $297.6 million
  2. Vehicles: $275.7 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $189.7 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $179 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $155.4 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $119 million
  7. Beverages: $55.1 million
  8. Plastics: $49.4 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $49 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $45.9 million
Top 10 Israeli Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Israel amounted to
$1.8 billion or 2.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $704.6 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $160.4 million
  3. Vehicles: $141.4 million
  4. Plastics: $109 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $99.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $79.1 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $44.1 million
  8. Other food preparations: $33.9 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $27.1 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$26.9 million
Fastest-Growing Israeli 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