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Top Pakistani Imports from the World
In 2018, Pakistan bought US$60.2 billion worth of imported products up by 26.5% since 2014 and up by 4.7% from 2017 to 2018.
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from China

China's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$14.6 billion or 24.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $3.1 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.1 billion
  3. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  4. Organic chemicals: $866.9 million
  5. Fertilizers: $689.7 million
  6. Man-made filaments: $538.9 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $531.7 million
  8. Plastics: $481.6 million
  9. Vehicles: $418 million
10. Man-made staple fibers: $266.6 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from the UAE

UAE's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$8.6 billion or 14.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $7.4 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $281 million
  3. Plastics: $228.2 million
  4. Ships, boats: $203.4 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $134 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $80.5 million
  7. Machinery: $67.2 million
  8. Aluminum: $51.5 million
  9. Lead: $28.9 million
10. Other chemical goods: $23.7 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2.3 billion or 3.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.1 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $319.9 million
  3. Machinery: $315.7 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $102.3 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $66.3 million
  6. Man-made staple fibers: $50 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $43.6 million
  8. Ships, boats: $34.8 million
  9. Paper: $33.1 million
10. Base metal tools, cutlery: $26.9 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from India

India's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2 billion or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Cotton: $488 million
  2. Organic chemicals: $401.1 million
  3. Plastics: $142.9 million
  4. Machinery: $109.5 million
  5. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $108 million
  6. Iron and steel: $66.2 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $62.9 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $61.9 million
  9. Rubber: $53.5 million
10. Oil seed: $50.1 million
Fastest-Growing Pakistani 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.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Thailand

Thailand's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.4 billion or 2.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $632.1 million
  2. Organic chemicals: $144.4 million
  3. Machinery: $134 million
  4. Plastics: $77.1 million
  5. Rubber: $68.6 million
  6. Man-made staple fibers: $61 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $45.2 million
  8. Man-made filaments: $30.4 million
  9. Coffee, tea, spices: $21.7 million
10. Iron or steel products: $18.8 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Kuwait

Kuwait's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.4 billion or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.1 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $233.7 million
  3. Iron and steel: $57.5 million
  4. Plastics: $30.6 million
  5. Aluminum: $1.4 million
  6. Glass: $888,000
  7. Raw hides excluding furskins: $418,000
  8. Copper: $379,000
  9. Paper: $157,000
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $151,000
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.3 billion or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $490.1 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $118.9 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $118.5 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $84 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $70.9 million
  6. Plastics: $55.3 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $50.3 million
  8. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $38.9 million
  9. Iron and steel: $33.7 million
10. Wood: $24.4 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Saudi

Saudi Arabia's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$3.2 billion or 5.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2 billion
  2. Plastics: $642.3 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $461.2 million
  4. Fertilizers: $36.3 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $21.3 million
  6. Aluminum: $8.6 million
  7. Iron and steel: $8.2 million
  8. Raw hides excluding furskins: $5.7 million
  9. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $3.6 million
10. Modified starches, enzymes: $3.4 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Indonesia

Indonesia's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2.5 billion or 4.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $1.5 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $332.3 million
  3. Vehicles: $205.6 million
  4. Man-made staple fibers: $107.9 million
  5. Paper: $92.2 million
  6. Rubber: $42.3 million
  7. Plastics: $26.9 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $21.4 million
  9. Machinery: $20.2 million
10. Coffee, tea, spices: $14.3 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Qatar

Qatar's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2.2 billion
  2. Plastics: $158.4 million
  3. Other chemical goods: $18.4 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $12.3 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $6.9 million
  6. Aluminum: $3.6 million
  7. Ships, boats: $3 million
  8. Iron and steel: $1.2 million
  9. Rubber: $1 million
10. Lead: $606,000
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from the US

America's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$3 billion or 4.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Oil seed: $661.5 million
  2. Cotton: $478.3 million
  3. Machinery: $336 million
  4. Iron and steel: $272.8 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $136.3 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $128 million
  7. Other textiles, worn clothing: $126.7 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $75.9 million
  9. Electronic equipment: $72 million
10. Plastics: $58 million