Stacker compiled a list of the countries California imports the most goods to using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of imports in 2021 with California.

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#30. Chile

– Imports: $1.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($789.7 million)
— Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($166.0 million)
— Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($130.3 million)

– Total trade: $3.0 billion ($66.5 million trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.5 billion
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($513.2 million)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($305.1 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($165.3 million)

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#29. Colombia

– Imports: $1.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.2 billion)
— Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($164.0 million)
— Live Trees, Plants, Bulbs Etc.; Cut Flowers Etc. ($97.4 million)

– Total trade: $2.1 billion ($1.2 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $465.4 million
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($108.5 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($66.0 million)
— Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($44.4 million)

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#28. Guyana

– Imports: $1.7 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.7 billion)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($520,821)
— Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($250,940)

– Total trade: $1.7 billion ($1.7 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $9.8 million
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.7 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.0 million)
— Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($651,969)

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#27. Netherlands

– Imports: $1.7 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($308.3 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($239.9 million)
— Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($144.3 million)

– Total trade: $7.8 billion ($4.4 billion trade surplus)
– Exports: $6.1 billion
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.8 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.2 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($731.9 million)

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#26. Ireland

– Imports: $1.9 billion
– Largest imports:
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($690.3 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($605.4 million)
— Pharmaceutical Products ($285.6 million)

– Total trade: $3.5 billion ($323.6 million trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.6 billion
– Largest exports:
— Pharmaceutical Products ($526.7 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($418.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($149.8 million)

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#25. Russia

– Imports: $2.1 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.7 billion)
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($74.0 million)
— Fertilizers ($69.4 million)

– Total trade: $2.6 billion ($1.7 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $471.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($109.8 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($94.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($63.8 million)

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#24. Australia

– Imports: $2.3 billion
– Largest imports:
— Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($753.1 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($173.0 million)
— Iron And Steel ($167.3 million)

– Total trade: $5.9 billion ($1.2 billion trade surplus)
– Exports: $3.5 billion
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($541.0 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($509.4 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($386.2 million)

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#23. Cambodia

– Imports: $2.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($794.5 million)
— Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($674.8 million)
— Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($288.4 million)

– Total trade: $2.7 billion ($2.5 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $127.9 million
– Largest exports:
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($84.7 million)
— Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($9.6 million)
— Furskins And Artificial Fur; Manufactures Thereof ($5.2 million)

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#22. Iraq

– Imports: $3.1 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.1 billion)
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.2 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($206,360)

– Total trade: $3.1 billion ($3.0 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $55.0 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($12.3 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($10.2 million)
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($9.1 million)

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#21. Saudi Arabia

– Imports: $3.4 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.4 billion)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($10.3 million)
— Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($4.0 million)

– Total trade: $4.1 billion ($2.7 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $663.1 million
– Largest exports:
— Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($133.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($101.7 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($92.7 million)

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#20. Switzerland

– Imports: $3.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($789.6 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($520.0 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($402.9 million)

– Total trade: $5.1 billion ($2.2 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.4 billion
– Largest exports:
— Pharmaceutical Products ($517.8 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($228.3 million)
— Works Of Art, Collectors’ Pieces And Antiques ($172.3 million)

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#19. United Kingdom

– Imports: $3.9 billion
– Largest imports:
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($890.5 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($494.1 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($345.9 million)

– Total trade: $8.3 billion ($436.8 million trade surplus)
– Exports: $4.3 billion
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($738.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($572.6 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($445.0 million)

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#18. France

– Imports: $4.1 billion
– Largest imports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($997.8 million)
— Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($803.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($350.4 million)

– Total trade: $6.3 billion ($1.9 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $2.2 billion
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($331.1 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($310.2 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($296.2 million)

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#17. Ecuador

– Imports: $4.5 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.7 billion)
— Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($467.8 million)
— Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($215.4 million)

– Total trade: $4.8 billion ($4.3 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $293.1 million
– Largest exports:
— Iron And Steel ($69.1 million)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($68.2 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($31.9 million)

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#16. Brazil

– Imports: $4.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.5 billion)
— Iron And Steel ($838.2 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($168.8 million)

– Total trade: $6.5 billion ($2.7 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.9 billion
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($784.1 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($323.2 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($282.4 million)

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#15. Italy

– Imports: $4.7 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($553.8 million)
— Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($528.1 million)
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($396.7 million)

– Total trade: $6.3 billion ($3.2 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.5 billion
– Largest exports:
— Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($325.5 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($223.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($212.5 million)

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#14. Philippines

– Imports: $4.8 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.7 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.5 billion)
— Animal, Vegetable Or Microbial Fats And Oils Etc ($173.4 million)

– Total trade: $6.1 billion ($3.4 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.3 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($359.3 million)
— Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($273.7 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($129.4 million)

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#13. Singapore

– Imports: $5.3 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.4 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.2 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($600.8 million)

– Total trade: $10.2 billion ($366.7 million trade deficit)
– Exports: $4.9 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.6 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($930.7 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($585.2 million)

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#12. India

– Imports: $5.8 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($678.5 million)
— Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($665.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($656.6 million)

– Total trade: $12.5 billion ($832.3 million trade surplus)
– Exports: $6.7 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3.8 billion)
— Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($908.5 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($446.8 million)

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#11. Indonesia

– Imports: $7.0 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($751.3 million)
— Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($667.4 million)
— Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($604.2 million)

– Total trade: $7.6 billion ($6.3 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $648.9 million
– Largest exports:
— Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($118.1 million)
— Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($72.8 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($39.5 million)

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#10. Germany

– Imports: $11.9 billion
– Largest imports:
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($4.6 billion)
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.8 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.4 billion)

– Total trade: $19.5 billion ($4.3 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $7.6 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.2 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($985.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($918.7 million)

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#9. Malaysia

– Imports: $14.3 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($7.6 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.2 billion)
— Rubber And Articles Thereof ($1.9 billion)

– Total trade: $16.9 billion ($11.7 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $2.6 billion
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($965.1 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($363.5 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($354.7 million)

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#8. Thailand

– Imports: $14.5 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.6 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.1 billion)
— Rubber And Articles Thereof ($1.2 billion)

– Total trade: $16.1 billion ($12.8 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.7 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($341.1 million)
— Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($275.3 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($220.2 million)

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#7. Japan

– Imports: $22.4 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.4 billion)
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($4.7 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.8 billion)

– Total trade: $34.2 billion ($10.6 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $11.8 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.7 billion)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($1.4 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.4 billion)

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#6. Taiwan

– Imports: $24.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($8.6 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.3 billion)
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.1 billion)

– Total trade: $33.6 billion ($15.7 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $9.0 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.4 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.7 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.1 billion)

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#5. Vietnam

– Imports: $25.9 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($8.3 billion)
— Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($3.3 billion)
— Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($2.9 billion)

– Total trade: $27.7 billion ($24.1 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $1.8 billion
– Largest exports:
— Iron And Steel ($289.1 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($268.7 million)
— Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($235.8 million)

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#4. South Korea

– Imports: $26.0 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.3 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($5.5 billion)
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($3.8 billion)

– Total trade: $37.6 billion ($14.4 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $11.6 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.8 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.2 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.1 billion)

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#3. Canada

– Imports: $28.0 billion
– Largest imports:
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($15.0 billion)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.4 billion)
— Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($956.4 million)

– Total trade: $46.1 billion ($10.0 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $18.0 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.1 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.9 billion)
— Edible Fruit & Nuts; Citrus Fruit Or Melon Peel ($1.7 billion)

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#2. Mexico

– Imports: $57.6 billion
– Largest imports:
— Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($12.0 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($11.2 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.5 billion)

– Total trade: $84.8 billion ($30.4 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $27.2 billion
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($5.3 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.8 billion)
— Plastics And Articles Thereof ($2.5 billion)

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#1. China

– Imports: $145.9 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($38.3 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($32.8 billion)
— Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($12.1 billion)

– Total trade: $162.5 billion ($129.2 billion trade deficit)
– Exports: $16.6 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($4.5 billion)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.2 billion)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($2.2 billion)