Exporter Rank

10 / 121

Importer Rank

5 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

120 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $442,065,707,223
Total Imports (2017) $641,332,435,861
Trade Balance (2017) ($199,266,728,638)
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 $59,188,512,789
Germany $46,697,787,865
France $30,406,168,289
Netherlands $27,575,188,353
Ireland $25,107,563,658
China $21,379,904,588
Switzerland $20,283,925,930
Belgium $17,763,437,063
Spain $13,477,445,730
Italy $13,202,179,045

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Germany $89,695,413,385
China $59,862,523,753
United States $58,829,029,183
Netherlands $51,411,284,617
France $36,502,469,270
Belgium $32,156,473,699
Italy $24,965,340,211
Norway $23,166,543,108
Spain $20,198,044,538
Ireland $18,760,826,854

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $65,417,834,028
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $53,428,434,901
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $35,028,039,832
(30) Pharmaceuticals $32,716,007,315
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $32,086,039,046
(85) Electrical Machinery $28,153,417,025
(88) Aircraft $20,536,970,388
(90) Precision Instruments $17,946,338,551
(99) Items nesoi $15,708,572,224
(39) Plastics $11,553,085,882

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $79,975,723,326
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $73,223,553,853
(85) Electrical Machinery $59,804,858,399
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $51,655,419,456
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $49,017,329,634
(30) Pharmaceuticals $33,095,753,098
(39) Plastics $18,383,270,558
(90) Precision Instruments $17,731,487,174
(88) Aircraft $14,591,458,917
(99) Items nesoi $13,496,584,636

Sources:

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