Countries Kentucky imports the most goods from

Published 1:04 pm Friday, July 23, 2021

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Countries Kentucky imports the most goods from

The U.S. in 2020 imported $2.8 trillion of goods and services, down $294.5 billion from 2019 largely due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the economy has recovered, imports have expanded and the U.S. trade deficit has widened. In May, the foreign-trade gap in goods and services grew by 3.1% over the month prior to a seasonally adjusted $71.2 billion.

All U.S. states import goods from around the world, bringing in products necessary for state industry, recreation, and tourism. But what is imported—and from where—varies from state to state. Stacker compiled a list of countries that Kentucky imports the most goods from using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of imports in 2020 with Kentucky. Keep reading to see where your state is importing the most goods from.

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#30. Turkey

– Imports: $131.4 million
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($82.7 million)
— Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($13.8 million)
— Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($7.8 million)

– Total trade: $262.9 million ($-0 trade deficit)
– Exports: $131.4 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($44.7 million)
— Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($20.7 million)
— Pharmaceutical Products ($3.1 million)

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#29. Dominican Republic

– Imports: $150.0 million
– Largest imports:
— Pharmaceutical Products ($68.5 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($61.8 million)
— Tobacco And Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes ($13.1 million)

– Total trade: $300.0 million ($-0 trade deficit)
– Exports: $150.0 million
– Largest exports:
— Plastics And Articles Thereof ($4.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.7 million)
— Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($2.2 million)

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#28. El Salvador

– Imports: $161.2 million
– Largest imports:
— Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($152.2 million)
— Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($4.5 million)
— Pharmaceutical Products ($2.0 million)