Top Portuguese Imports from the World
In 2016, Portugal bought US$67.5 billion worth of imported products down by -6.8% since 2012 and up by 1.1% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Spain

Spain's exports to Portugal amounted to
$22.1 billion or 32.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.5 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.4 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.3 billion
  5. Electronic equipment: $1.2 billion
  6. Meat: $699.7 million
  7. Fish: $688.6 million
  8. Iron and steel: $654 million
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $643.8 million
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $605.1 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Portugal amounted to
$9.1 billion or 13.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.7 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $1.3 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $511.2 million
  5. Plastics: $448.5 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $342.1 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $220.8 million
  8. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $135.5 million
  9. Iron and steel: $129.5 million
10. Iron or steel products: $122.7 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from France

France's exports to Portugal amounted to
$5.3 billion or 7.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $444.9 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $323.5 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $218.3 million
  5. Plastics: $204.1 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations: $154.8 million
  7. Furniture, lighting, signs: $129.5 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $127.1 million
  9. Cereals: $121.5 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $118.7 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Portugal amounted to
$3.7 billion or 5.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $686.6 million
  2. Vehicles: $316.3 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $207.8 million
  4. Plastics: $203.4 million
  5. Raw hides excluding furskins:$190.8 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $141.7 million
  7. Iron and steel: $128.1 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $113.8 million
  9. Knit or crochet clothing: $99.7 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $98.3 
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Portugal amounted to
$3.4 billion or 5.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $441 million
  2. Machinery: $424.2 million
  3. Plastics: $249.5 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $236.3 million
  5. Fish: $194.7 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $187.8 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $178.8 million
  8. Vehicles: $145.4 million
  9. Meat: $100.6 million
10. Iron and steel: $82.4 
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Portugal amounted to $2.1 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $425.9 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $257.8 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $206.9 million
  4. Machinery: $172.1 million
  5. Iron and steel: $113.9 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations: $81.7 million
  7. Plastics: $61.9 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $55.9 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $52.7 million
10. Beverages: $38.8 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from China
 
China's exports to Portugal amounted to
$2 billion or 3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $451.1 million
  2. Machinery: $222.4 million
  3. Iron and steel: $151 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $118.5 million
  5. Vehicles: $80.2 million
  6. Leather, animal gut articles: $77 million
  7. Footwear: $74.8 million
  8. Fish: $69.6 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $61.4 million
10. Plastics: $60.8 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Portugal amounted to
$1.9 billion or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $279.6 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $208.7 million
  3. Machinery: $170.5 million
  4. Plastics: $150.9 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $94.8 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $87.6 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $67.1 million
  8. Footwear: $61.3 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $58.3 million
10. Other chemical goods: $53.5 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Portugal amounted to
$1.3 billion or 1.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.2 billion
  2. Fish: $37.3 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $24.6 million
  4. Iron and steel: $23.6 million
  5. Wood: $12.3 million
  6. Rubber: $9.6 million
  7. Paper: $7.9 million
  8. Fertilizers: $4.7 million
  9. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $4.7 million
10. Raw hides excluding furskins:$3.2 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Portugal amounted to
$1.2 billion or 1.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Aircraft, spacecraft: $538.8 million
  2. Iron and steel: $103 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $93.9 million
  4. Oil seed: $91.7 million
  5. Fruits, nuts: $48.3 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations: $40.9 million
  7. Plastics: $34.5 million
  8. Wood: $30.4 million
  9. Cocoa: $21.9 million
10. Machinery: $21.6 million
Top 10 Portuguese Imports from the US

America's exports to Portugal amounted to
$969.8 million or 1.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $187 million
  2. Aircraft, spacecraft: $164.7 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $93.1 million
  4. Oil seed: $84.6 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $48.9 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $36.8 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations: $32.8 million
  8. Wood: $32 million
  9. Plastics: $32 million
10. Organic chemicals: $30.4 million
Fastest-Growing Portuguese 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