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In 2018, the global import from Philippines was 106,860.2 USD million. The major commodities that are globally imported from Philippines are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Electrical, electronic equipment, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus, Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet, Plastics and articles thereof . These products form 50.97% of the world’s imports from Philippines.

The table includes a list of top products majorly imported from Philippines:

import from Philippines
Product Name HS Code Value (USD Million) % Increase
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 84 5959.995553 2.73
Electrical, electronic equipment 85 12828.295125 4.78
Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 90 2230.556433 -8.9
Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet 62 321.027442 -28.24
Plastics and articles thereof 39 911.768169 21.67
Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet 61 562.4 -9.3
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates ne 3 421.613233 -20.24
Articles of iron or steel 73 403.631229 13.55
Iron and steel 72 143.295645 28.47
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board 48 112.307234 -1.25

Philippines's top 10 exported products majorly account up-to 54.74 of the overall value of its global shipments. Silk under the 50 HS code has shown a sheer growth of 9290.35% with the value of USD million, followed by Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof with 1213.93% and Clocks and watches and parts thereof with 232.03%, these three top products show significant increase in their value.

The following list showcases the top 10 import partners of Philippines. In terms of export sales, these countries imported the most Philippines shipments during 2018. The list also provides data on the country's import percentage of total Philippines products.

Country Value (USD Million) % Share
World 43654.14806 40.85
USA 10414.307766 9.75
Japan 9268.534723 8.67
China 8671.230293 8.11
China, Hong Kong SAR 5874.339281 5.5
Singapore 4210.916574 3.94
Germany 2793.856802 2.61
Thailand 2687.362924 2.51
Rep. of Korea 2526.105384 2.36
Netherlands 2473.829789 2.32

These 10 countries in total import 92,574.63 USD Million worth of commodities from Philippines. More than 86.63% of the Philippines exports in 2018 were imported in the above-mentioned top 10 trade partners. USA holds the maximum share market of 9.75, imported 10414.307766 USD million worth of Philippines products, followed by Japan and China. China is also expanding its trading relation with Philippines in import value since 2017.

The following table will enlighten you with details on products imported from Philippines in 2018:

HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million)
8504 Electric transformers,static converters and rectifier 2082.581887
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 1028.91176
8536 Electrical switches, connectors, etc, for less than 1kV 899.26694
8532 Electrical capacitors, fixed, variable or adjustable 684.818289
4202 Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc 582.444722
8528 Television receivers, video monitors, projectors 581.859763
9030 Instruments to check or measure electricity, radiatio 480.363017
1604 Prepared or preserved fish, fish eggs, caviar 378.700127
2008 Fruit, nut, edible plant parts nes, prepared preserve 330.293385
9006 Photographic cameras (except cine), accessories 224.403846
9018 Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us 207.677251
8501 Electric motors and generators, except generating set 207.013833
8479 Machines nes having individual functions 193.650841
8414 Air, vacuum pumps, compressors, ventilating fans, etc 185.786098
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof 173.496797
8419 Machinery, non domestic, involving heating or cooling 165.754907
4407 Wood sawn, chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled 136.925178
6104 Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche 122.853505
2009 Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited 116.130215
303 Fish, frozen, whole 105.307916
306 Crustaceans 102.786759
9405 Lamps and lighting fittings, illuminated signs, etc 99.678977
1605 Crustaceans, molluscs, etc, prepared or preserved 87.272369
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, rivets, washers, etc, iron, stee 80.118799
8539 Electric filament, discharge lamps 75.975439
3917 Plastic tube, pipe, hose and fittings 68.34418
8421 Liquid, gas centrifuges, filtering, purifying machine 67.528885
6204 Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove 66.884241
307 Molluscs 66.430019
9401 Seats (except dentist, barber, etc chairs) 59.567562
6108 Womens, girls underwear, nightwear, etc knit, crochet 55.624475
8467 Tools for working in the hand, non electric motor 47.352876
6103 Mens, boys suits,jackets,trousers etc knit or crochet 40.811395
9506 Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes 39.368236
302 Fish, fresh or chilled, whole 35.552412
304 Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe 34.225396
8516 Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc 33.211028
3907 Polyacetals, polyethers, polycarbonates, etc, primary 30.013144
6203 Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit 28.831224
8207 Interchangeable tools and dies for hand or power tool 26.803323
8413 Pumps for liquids 21.717433
3920 Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced 14.564441
5402 Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail 10.914384
305 Fish,cured, smoked, fish meal for human consumption 10.502374
1602 Prepared or preserved meat, meat offal and blood, nes 9.006884
7210 Flat rolled iron steel, greater than 600mm, clad, plated or coate 3.949238
6302 Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens 2.900057
6201 Mens, boys overcoats, capes, windjackets etc, woven 1.598292
5407 Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex 0.576987
5208 Woven cotton fabric, greater than 85 percentage cotton, less than 200g m2 0.379367

The least valued item that India imported from Philippines was Silk

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Exporters and suppliers in Philippines

S. No Company Name Address Country Product Code Product Name
Batong Buhay Trading Brgy. Campamento,Oriental Mindoro,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Baypeak Grain & Commodity Traders, Inc. Libertad St.,Mandaluyong,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Benilda Pinera-weber Organic Food No 34 Atis Street, Valley View Village, Munting Dilaw,Antipolo,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Binondo Red Box Of Traders #1 East Drive Rizal St.,Cakamba City,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Calla Metal Trading & Fabrication Services 3/f Westage Tower, 1709 Investment Drive , Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang Muntinlupa,Muntinlupa,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Consulting
Carmen Agro Development Services Corp. Andres Abellana,Cebu,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Catarman Builders Catarman Northern Samar,Region VIII,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Chrisle Merchandising 70 Graphite St.,Marikina,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
Dan Vil Commercial Corporation Unit 2, 3rd Flr Topy Building IV No. 3 Economia St., Bagumbayan,Quezon City,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies
EJ Robberts Caraghanan , Sinacaban , Misamis Occidental,Sinacaban,Philippines Philippines 0 Agriculture Supplies

People Also Ask

What do we import from Philippines?

Following are the major products that can be imported from Philippines :
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Electrical, electronic equipment, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus, Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet, Plastics and articles thereof . The total export value of the major products is 22,251.64 USD million.

Which are the main countries that import from Philippines?

Main countries that import from Philippines are World, USA, Japan .

What are the most profitable items to import from Philippines?

The profitable imported items from Philippines are Silk, Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof, Clocks and watches and parts thereof, Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivs,pigments et, Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair .