Exporter Rank

27 / 119

Importer Rank

31 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

6 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $167,017,887,791
Total Imports (2018) $106,931,073,268
Trade Balance (2018) $60,086,814,523
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 122.33%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 89.18%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $46,393,474,568
Belgium $21,827,294,385
United Kingdom $19,089,565,799
Germany $12,514,191,720
Netherlands $9,046,620,838
Switzerland $7,684,627,064
France $6,345,181,629
China $5,544,027,641
Japan $4,783,258,731
Italy $4,314,793,272

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United Kingdom $23,447,943,149
United States $18,680,818,577
France $13,469,165,120
Germany $12,530,165,470
China $6,217,848,247
Netherlands $3,494,825,347
Belgium $1,934,173,456
Italy $1,864,063,599
Spain $1,708,308,106
Japan $1,707,268,354

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(30) Pharmaceuticals $53,490,500,696
(29) Organic Chemicals $33,127,796,555
(90) Precision Instruments $15,675,155,892
(84) Industrial Machinery $9,276,875,111
(33) Cosmetics $9,123,541,705
(85) Electrical Machinery $8,802,248,770
(88) Aircraft $5,841,740,885
(38) Chemical Products $4,258,852,099
(02) Meat $3,684,866,372
(04) Dairy Products $3,048,834,949

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(88) Aircraft $24,448,969,853
(30) Pharmaceuticals $12,777,486,919
(84) Industrial Machinery $10,803,978,698
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $7,120,211,428
(85) Electrical Machinery $5,869,350,220
(29) Organic Chemicals $4,684,124,008
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,527,427,620
(90) Precision Instruments $3,214,250,713
(39) Plastics $3,107,027,290
(99) Items nesoi $2,586,812,992

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/30/2019
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