Exporter Rank

10 / 146

Importer Rank

4 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

144 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $411,463,355,625
Total Imports (2016) $636,367,936,193
Trade Balance (2016) ($224,904,580,568)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 30.53%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 31.93%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $61,568,659,268
Germany $43,797,383,589
France $26,461,827,772
Netherlands $25,484,748,059
Ireland $22,901,408,456
Switzerland $19,774,332,505
China $18,142,280,186
Belgium $15,715,522,064
Italy $13,123,471,995
Spain $13,029,685,111

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Germany $88,077,491,043
China $59,575,883,133
United States $57,103,332,370
Netherlands $47,382,169,489
France $35,949,856,996
Belgium $31,522,505,629
Switzerland $26,596,303,166
Italy $24,155,104,768
Spain $21,251,195,907
Ireland $18,158,772,440

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $60,334,401,338
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $51,311,031,797
(30) Pharmaceuticals $32,579,904,718
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $28,516,697,055
(85) Electrical Machinery $26,836,761,996
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $25,744,099,324
(88) Aircraft $20,532,347,544
(90) Precision Instruments $17,122,245,965
(99) Items nesoi $12,054,914,183
(39) Plastics $10,947,607,890

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $76,132,847,220
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $74,176,908,650
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $70,819,612,220
(85) Electrical Machinery $57,569,288,050
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $39,729,084,307
(30) Pharmaceuticals $32,754,072,887
(88) Aircraft $18,709,063,241
(90) Precision Instruments $17,459,961,513
(39) Plastics $17,122,099,292
(61) Apparel: Knit $12,434,889,069

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 6/29/2018
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