Top Portuguese Imports from the World
In 2017, Portugal bought US$77.9 billion worth of imported products up by 2.8% since 2013 and up by 15.1% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Portugal amounted to
$24.9 billion or 32% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.5 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.7 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.7 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.5 billion
  5. Electronic equipment: $1.4 billion
  6. Iron and steel: $824.7 million
  7. Meat: $782.9 million
  8. Fish: $772.4 million
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $701.1 million
10. Paper: $671.1 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Portugal amounted to
$10.7 billion or 13.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.9 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $1.6 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.5 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $532.2 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $508.8 million
  6. Plastics: $498.5 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $281.7 million
  8. Iron and steel: $165.1 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $148.1 million
10. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $145.9 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from France

France's exports to Portugal amounted to
$5.8 billion or 7.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $551.9 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $375.1 million
  4. Plastics: $234 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $226.5 million
  6. Cereals: $205.6 million
  7. Iron and steel: $140.8 million
  8. Furniture, lighting, signs: $140.1 million
  9. Clocks, watches: $139.1 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $137.5 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Portugal amounted to
$4.2 billion or 5.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $813.1 million
  2. Vehicles: $374.1 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $247.2 million
  4. Plastics: $236 million
  5. Iron and steel: $191.8 million
  6. Raw hides excluding furskins: $177.3 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $157.2 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $128.5 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $113.5 million
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $109 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Portugal amounted to
$4.2 billion or 5.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $526.4 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $524 million
  3. Plastics: $286.2 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $268.2 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $247.7 million
  6. Vehicles: $216.7 million
  7. Fish: $210.3 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $190.7 million
  9. Meat: $128.2 million
10. Iron and steel: $110 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from China

China's exports to Portugal amounted to
$2.3 billion or 3.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $568.6 million
  2. Machinery: $261.1 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $104.6 million
  4. Fish: $103 million
  5. Leather, animal gut articles: $95.5 million
  6. Vehicles: $94.8 million
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $88.5 million
  8. Iron and steel: $84 million
  9. Plastics: $79.8 million
10. Footwear: $63.9 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Portugal amounted to
$2.2 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $367.7 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $220 million
  3. Machinery: $189.8 million
  4. Plastics: $171.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $83.8 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $71.2 million
  7. Footwear: $70.5 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $64 million
  9. Iron and steel: $62.3 million
10. Mineral fuels including oil: $55.4 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Portugal equaled $2.1 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $299.3 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $261.7 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $243.1 million
  4. Iron and steel: $176.1 million
  5. Machinery: $174.7 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $73.6 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $69 million
  8. Plastics: $65.3 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $53.6 million
10. Beverages: $42.5 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Portugal amounted to
$1.8 billion or 2.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.6 billion
  2. Fish: $50.2 million
  3. Iron and steel: $46.8 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $43 million
  5. Wood: $19.5 million
  6. Rubber: $13.6 million
  7. Paper: $5.9 million
  8. Raw hides excluding furskins: $4.4 million
  9. Fertilizers: $2.8 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $1.8 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Portugal amounted to
$1.4 billion or 1.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $493.2 million
  2. Iron and steel: $237.1 million
  3. Oil seed: $127.1 million
  4. Cereals: $112 million
  5. Aircraft, spacecraft: $110.1 million
  6. Fruits, nuts: $58.7 million
  7. Plastics: $24.4 million
  8. Machinery: $23.4 million
  9. Coffee, tea, spices: $22.6 million
10. Wood: $17.8 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from the US

America's exports to Portugal amounted to
$1.1 billion or 1.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $228.2 million
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $223.9 million
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $163.8 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $60.6 million
  5. Oil seed: $53.2 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $37.4 million
  7. Wood: $32 million
  8. Plastics: $31.3 million
  9. Food waste, animal fodder: $29.7 million
10. Organic chemicals: $28.4 million
Fastest-Growing Portuguese 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