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Top Pakistani Imports from the World
In 2017, Pakistan bought US$57.4 billion worth of imported products up by 31.2% since 2013 and up by 22.2% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from China

China's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$15.4 billion or 26.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $3.6 billion
  2. Machinery: $3.3 billion
  3. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  4. Organic chemicals: $790.5 million
  5. Man-made filaments: $552.1 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $534.2 million
  7. Fertilizers: $487 million
  8. Vehicles: $440.5 million
  9. Plastics: $424.7 million
10. Man-made staple fibers: $336.6 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from the UAE

UAE's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$7.5 billion or 13.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $6.4 billion
  2. Iron and steel: $289.2 million
  3. Plastics: $211.2 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $139.6 million
  5. Aluminum: $72.9 million
  6. Machinery: $66.7 million
  7. Ships, boats: $53.3 million
  8. Furniture, lighting, signs: $52.6 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $28.8 million
10. Lead: $20.3 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Saudi

Saudi Arabia's exports to Pakistan amounted to $2.7 billion or 4.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.5 billion
  2. Plastics: $627.4 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $395 million
  4. Fertilizers: $95.7 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $35.2 million
  6. Ships, boats: $20.3 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $13.3 million
  8. Aluminum: $9.2 million
  9. Paper: $6.5 million
10. Raw hides excluding furskins: $6.3 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from India

India's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.7 billion or 3% of its overall imports.

  1. Cotton: $346.8 million
  2. Organic chemicals: $267.5 million
  3. Plastics: $115.8 million
  4. Machinery: $101.8 million
  5. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $98.3 million
  6. Rubber: $77.3 million
  7. Oil seed: $71.8 million
  8. Iron and steel: $64.2 million
  9. Ships, boats: $63.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $55.5 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Qatar

Qatar's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.6 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.4 billion
  2. Plastics: $139.3 million
  3. Other chemical goods: $16.5 million
  4. Fertilizers: $16.5 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $14.7 million
  6. Ships, boats: $4.8 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $2.7 million
  8. Aluminum: $2.1 million
  9. Rubber: $1.1 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $342,000
Fastest-Growing Pakistani 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.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Kuwait

Kuwait's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.5 billion or 2.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.1 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $252.6 million
  3. Iron and steel: $42.1 million
  4. Plastics: $28.9 million
  5. Ships, boats: $6.2 million
  6. Meat: $4.9 million
  7. Aluminum: $2.4 million
  8. Copper: $614,000
  9. Glass: $466,000
10. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $415,000
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Thailand

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

  1. Vehicles: $558.6 million
  2. Machinery: $133.4 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $89.5 million
  4. Rubber: $75.5 million
  5. Plastics: $68 million
  6. Man-made staple fibers: $50.7 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $42 million
  8. Man-made filaments: $25.3 million
  9. Coffee, tea, spices: $21.6 million
10. Cereals: $19.6 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$1.1 billion or 1.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $309.7 million
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $99.5 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $99.2 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $90.2 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $66.9 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $51.8 million
  7. Plastics: $47.8 million
  8. Vehicles: $46 million
  9. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $39.4 million
10. Iron and steel: $28.6 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from the US

America's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2.8 billion or 4.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $524.5 million
  2. Oil seed: $353.1 million
  3. Iron and steel: $300.7 million
  4. Cotton: $280.3 million
  5. Railway, tram equipment: $228.6 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $118.6 million
  7. Other textiles, worn clothing: $103.7 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $82.7 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $77.3 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $70.7 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Indonesia

Indonesia's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2.6 billion or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $1.6 billion
  2. Vehicles: $175.3 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $142.8 million
  4. Man-made staple fibers: $123.5 million
  5. Fruits, nuts: $117.5 million
  6. Paper: $96.6 million
  7. Rubber: $51.9 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $24.8 million
  9. Machinery: $20.1 million
10. Coffee, tea, spices: $16 million
Top 10 Pakistani Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Pakistan amounted to
$2.3 billion or 4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $360.9 million
  3. Iron and steel: $281.3 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $93.9 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $65.2 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $47.6 million
  7. Man-made staple fibers: $29.7 million
  8. Plastics: $28.7 million
  9. Paper: $25.9 million
10. Organic chemicals: $25 million