Philippines Imports  1957-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Philippines rose 20.3 percent year-on-year to USD 6.51 billion in February of 2017, compared to a 9.1 percent growth in a month earlier. Purchases increased for: mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (97.3 percent), iron and steel (61.4 percent), cereals and cereal preparations (47.7 percent), plastics in primary and non-primary forms (26.1 percent), transport equipment (20.9 percent), electronic products (11.5 percent) and other food and live animals (4.6 percent). In contrast, inbound shipments fell for: miscellaneous manufactured articles (-3.2 percent), industrial machinery and equipment (-2.6 percent) and telecommunication equipment and electrical machinery (-0.3 percent). Imports in Philippines averaged 1767568.70 USD Thousand from 1957 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7444179.47 USD Thousand in January of 2017 and a record low of 37084.30 USD Thousand in February of 1963.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-10 01:00 AM Dec 19.1% 19.7%
2017-03-10 01:00 AM Jan 9.1% 13.8%
2017-04-11 01:00 AM Feb 20.3% 9.1%
2017-05-11 01:00 AM Mar 20.3%
2017-06-09 01:00 AM Apr
2017-07-11 01:00 AM May




Philippines Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1728241.69 -2313784.93 1144700.00 -2637938.69 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 4782453.49 5130394.54 5931591.34 23000.00 USD Thousand [+]
Imports 6510695.19 7444179.47 7444179.47 37084.30 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -197.31 -743.28 1810.97 -1179.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.20 2.50 5.80 -7.70 percent [+]
External Debt 76621.97 77474.07 79949.42 20893.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 8.80 8.25 93.66 -35.31 USD Million [+]
Remittances 2169240.80 2168689.30 2559000.00 64208.00 USD Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 631639.00 576638.00 631639.00 63628.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 196.34 196.18 274.42 126.89 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 7.10 7.27 7.27 5.78 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 125694.30 26710.80 230215.40 3959.10 PHP Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 20.00 20.00 38.00 0.80 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Philippines Imports Notes

Philippines major imports are: electronic products (25 percent), mineral fuels (21 percent) and transport equipment (10 percent). Philippines's main import partners are: China (13 percent), the United States (11 percent), Japan (8 percent) and Taiwan (8 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Philippines Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Philippines Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6510695.19 7444179.47 7444179.47 37084.30 1957 - 2017 USD Thousand Monthly