Exporter Rank

7 / 121

Importer Rank

6 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

118 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $523,385,133,284
Total Imports (2017) $613,132,639,717
Trade Balance (2017) ($89,747,506,433)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 30.88%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 31.98%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Germany $77,609,886,141
Spain $40,190,990,183
Italy $39,738,178,890
United States $38,414,056,721
Belgium $36,488,488,976
United Kingdom $35,050,753,878
China $21,292,095,767
Netherlands $19,169,513,073
Switzerland $17,757,573,364
Poland $10,300,174,590

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Germany $97,082,207,072
China $55,401,050,257
Italy $47,044,647,683
Belgium $41,279,231,117
United States $39,676,920,877
Spain $39,422,561,966
United Kingdom $31,123,289,033
Netherlands $28,712,258,226
Switzerland $16,673,597,789
Poland $11,388,002,983

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $60,791,534,011
(88) Aircraft $51,480,741,814
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $51,058,254,602
(85) Electrical Machinery $41,826,957,101
(30) Pharmaceuticals $31,407,170,283
(39) Plastics $21,500,307,048
(22) Beverages $18,127,304,512
(33) Cosmetics $17,760,404,722
(90) Precision Instruments $15,876,992,157
(72) Iron & Steel $14,910,200,573

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $82,682,492,348
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $65,452,926,295
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $59,727,484,201
(85) Electrical Machinery $54,929,653,748
(39) Plastics $24,151,064,344
(88) Aircraft $23,924,987,090
(30) Pharmaceuticals $23,117,658,808
(90) Precision Instruments $18,714,820,997
(29) Organic Chemicals $15,940,545,702
(72) Iron & Steel $12,485,965,532

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 12/1/2018
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