Top Kazakhstan Imports from the World
In 2016, Kazakhstan bought US$25.2 billion worth of imported products down by -56.8% since 2012 and down by -17.6% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$9.1 billion or 36.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $851.8 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $628.6 million
  4. Iron and steel: $502.7 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $476.2 million
  6. Plastics: $471.4 million
  7. Vehicles: $413.2 million
  8. Ores, slag, ash: $374.7 million
  9. Paper: $225.6 million
10. Rubber: $196.5 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from China

China's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$3.7 billion or 14.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $878.2 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $712.2 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $331.3 million
  4. Plastics: $198.4 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $131.5 million
  6. Vehicles: $122.2 million
  7. Footwear: $118.9 million
  8. Iron and steel: $106.3 million
  9. Rubber: $68 million
10. Toys, games: $55.8 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$1.3 billion or 5.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $373.4 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $245.7 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $155.7 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $85.4 million
  5. Vehicles: $79.3 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $75.5 million
  7. Plastics: $47.5 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $38.9 million
  9. Paper: $21.4 million
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $18.8 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from the US

America's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$1.3 billion or 5.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $498.7 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $113.1 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $104.6 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $90.4 million
  5. Meat: $81.7 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $62.7 million
  7. Vehicles: $54 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $42.3 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $31.3 million
10. Plastics: $21.9 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$795.1 million or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $307.2 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $142.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $68.9 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $40.5 million
  5. Furniture, lighting, signs: $24.9 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $17.3 million
  7. Plastics: $14.3 million
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $11.7 million
  9. Footwear: $11.2 million
10. Mineral fuels including oil: $11 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from France

France's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$627 million or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Railway, tram equipment: $124.1 million
  2. Machinery: $102.4 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $87.6 million
  4. Aircraft, spacecraft: $56.7 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $45.5 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $30.1 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $28.4 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $20.5 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $18.5 million
10. Vehicles: $15.5 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Turkey

Turkey's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$618.1 million or 2.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $99.9 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $60.6 million
  3. Knit or crochet clothing: $51.2 million
  4. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $40.1 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $39.1 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $29.1 million
  7. Aluminum: $29.1 million
  8. Plastics: $27.6 million
  9. Vehicles: $17.9 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $14.8 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$587.8 million or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Fruits, nuts: $227.4 million
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $109.1 million
  3. Vegetables: $67.9 million
  4. Plastics: $27.8 million
  5. Knit or crochet clothing: $19.9 million
  6. Fertilizers: $19.3 million
  7. Inorganic chemicals: $12.8 million
  8. Felt, yarn, twine, cordage: $7.8 million
  9. Cotton: $7.7 million
10. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $7.5 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$552.9 million or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Iron or steel products: $257.2 million
  2. Vehicles: $165.6 million
  3. Machinery: $60.4 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $23.4 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $10.2 million
  6. Manmade filaments: $7.1 million
  7. Rubber: $5.3 million
  8. Other manufactured products: $4.4 million
  9. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.2 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $2.6 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Korea

South Korea's exports to Kazakhstan amounted
to $453.1 million or 1.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $124.7 million
  2. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $42.8 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $41 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $40.2 million
  5. Plastics: $32.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $29.3 million
  7. Vehicles: $28.7 million
  8. Furniture, lighting, signs: $18.7 million
  9. Iron and steel: $15.5 million
10. Tobacco: $10.9 million
Top 10 Kazakhstan Imports from Ukraine

Ukraine's exports to Kazakhstan amounted to
$435.8 million or 1.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $78.7 million
  2. Cereal, milk preparations:$44.6 million
  3. Dairy, eggs, honey: $37.8 million
  4. Sugar: $30.3 million
  5. Meat: $26.3 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $24.3 million
  7. Paper: $23.7 million
  8. Clocks and watches: $22 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $15.4 million
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $12.8 million
Fastest-Growing Kazakhstan 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