Exporter Rank

27 / 121

Importer Rank

30 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

8 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $138,072,213,252
Total Imports (2017) $88,828,357,456
Trade Balance (2017) $49,243,855,796
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 120.01%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 87.88%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $37,428,625,753
United Kingdom $16,333,249,188
Belgium $15,047,544,013
Germany $11,373,569,659
Switzerland $6,998,856,449
Netherlands $6,676,626,647
France $6,010,011,852
China $4,933,155,052
Italy $2,950,148,621
Spain $2,927,311,246

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United Kingdom $19,592,679,137
United States $18,286,956,694
France $11,791,442,405
Germany $7,729,684,566
China $4,974,682,119
Netherlands $2,723,036,341
Italy $1,799,728,289
Belgium $1,566,533,838
Spain $1,477,222,918
Japan $1,360,417,984

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(30) Pharmaceuticals $38,322,215,726
(29) Organic Chemicals $23,831,753,020
(90) Precision Instruments $14,131,638,621
(85) Electrical Machinery $9,166,311,623
(33) Cosmetics $8,459,601,353
(84) Industrial Machinery $7,803,859,499
(88) Aircraft $6,945,447,093
(38) Chemical Products $3,712,896,510
(02) Meat $3,483,783,841
(19) Cereal, Flour & Starch $2,685,854,907

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(88) Aircraft $18,835,770,974
(30) Pharmaceuticals $9,408,767,316
(84) Industrial Machinery $8,110,071,439
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $5,285,531,071
(85) Electrical Machinery $5,112,582,021
(29) Organic Chemicals $4,643,793,212
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,131,633,937
(90) Precision Instruments $2,857,686,927
(39) Plastics $2,804,228,432
(99) Items nesoi $2,501,695,149

Sources:

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