Exporter Rank

9 / 119

Importer Rank

4 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

117 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $487,069,299,330
Total Imports (2018) $669,640,211,359
Trade Balance (2018) ($182,570,912,029)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 29.94%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 31.4%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $65,314,679,369
Germany $46,747,014,385
Netherlands $33,141,747,062
France $31,893,335,257
Ireland $28,189,852,970
China $27,701,127,815
Switzerland $25,595,567,707
Belgium $18,948,870,157
Italy $13,960,746,895
Spain $13,933,328,007

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Germany $91,572,791,790
China $63,377,249,212
United States $63,254,031,855
Netherlands $55,191,792,154
France $37,684,580,890
Belgium $34,648,283,261
Italy $26,547,720,582
Norway $25,233,950,598
Spain $21,071,045,073
Ireland $18,782,081,311

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $72,273,198,847
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $54,586,900,383
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $47,404,820,928
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $43,746,538,345
(30) Pharmaceuticals $30,003,841,561
(85) Electrical Machinery $28,805,390,043
(99) Items nesoi $21,367,198,012
(90) Precision Instruments $19,065,668,335
(88) Aircraft $19,018,871,564
(39) Plastics $12,340,812,548

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $85,902,290,939
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $74,748,372,793
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $66,877,353,046
(85) Electrical Machinery $63,508,486,120
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $40,125,552,617
(30) Pharmaceuticals $30,256,788,001
(39) Plastics $19,396,878,576
(90) Precision Instruments $18,688,451,444
(99) Items nesoi $13,949,583,634
(61) Apparel: Knit $13,008,631,052

Sources:

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