The United States of America is being the top country by merchandise imports in the world. As of 2015, merchandise imports in the United States of America was 2.31 million current US$ that accounts for 13.92 % of the world's merchandise imports. The top 5 countries (others are China, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom) account for 38.08 % of it. The world's total merchandise imports was estimated at 16.6 million current US$ in 2015.
Merchandise imports show the c.i.f. value of goods received from the rest of the world valued in current U.S. dollars.