Exporter Rank

10 / 127

Importer Rank

5 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

126 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $468,322,416,147
Total Imports (2019) $692,494,170,352
Trade Balance (2019) ($224,171,754,205)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2020) [2] 27.37%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2020) [2] 27.72%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $73,528,704,687
Germany $46,352,025,713
France $31,361,516,169
Netherlands $30,377,934,085
China $30,154,261,368
Ireland $27,795,976,120
Belgium $16,477,741,047
Switzerland $15,618,473,209
Spain $13,675,880,246
Italy $12,713,795,122

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Germany $85,679,090,129
United States $67,079,306,633
China $65,529,528,079
Netherlands $53,927,751,069
France $38,915,835,101
Belgium $32,224,013,938
Italy $26,244,795,993
Switzerland $23,659,478,859
Spain $21,209,777,664
Norway $19,784,469,016

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $73,129,405,570
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $50,491,929,906
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $42,543,967,216
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $40,885,436,338
(85) Electrical Machinery $28,381,002,716
(30) Pharmaceuticals $27,124,152,647
(90) Precision Instruments $19,856,310,979
(88) Aircraft $18,438,816,720
(29) Organic Chemicals $12,663,759,750
(97) Collectibles $12,372,711,923

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $89,132,281,611
(84) Industrial Machinery $84,159,197,374
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $74,840,662,325
(85) Electrical Machinery $61,743,008,574
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $56,262,381,224
(30) Pharmaceuticals $27,996,207,774
(90) Precision Instruments $19,080,174,888
(39) Plastics $18,845,146,877
(61) Apparel: Knit $13,018,417,973
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $11,887,651,155

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 10/4/2021
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