Total Trade

Total Global Exports (2017) $483,420,127,926
Total Global Imports (2017) $494,484,680,410

Industry Traders

Export Countries

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Germany $89,058,009,469
Switzerland $75,022,899,232
United States $57,376,513,101
Belgium $46,689,249,985
Ireland $41,201,605,914
United Kingdom $35,449,088,024
Italy $27,544,206,954
Denmark $14,521,664,425
Spain $12,469,039,967
India $10,855,656,938

Import Countries

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $103,738,663,211
Germany $57,231,833,946
Belgium $37,485,055,762
United Kingdom $35,323,246,373
Switzerland $30,653,554,816
Italy $27,387,856,588
Japan $24,479,132,398
Spain $15,550,987,087
Canada $13,816,624,004
Russia $11,630,338,174

Traded Goods (at the 4-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Exports

HS Code Export USD$
(3004) medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, in measured doses or put up for retail sale (excl. goods of headings 3002, 3005 or 3006) $270,437,852,510
(3002) human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms and similar products (excl. yeasts) $137,679,234,838
(3822) composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents (excl.composite diagnostic reagents for administration to patients, reagents for determining blood groups and blood factors, animal blood for diagnostic purposes and vaccines, toxins, cultures of microorganisms $19,552,933,948
(2937) hormones, natural or reproduced by synthesis; derivatives thereof, used primarily as hormones; other steroids used primarily as hormones $12,256,928,682
(3006) pharmaceutical preparations and products of subheadings 3006.10-10 to 3006.60-90 $11,767,664,766
(3003) medicaments consisting of two or more constituentsmixed together for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not in measured doses or put up for retail sale (excl. goods of headings 3002, 3005 or 3006) $11,042,678,624
(2941) antibiotics $6,117,802,529
(3005) wadding, gauze, bandages and the like, e.g. dressings, adhesive plasters, poultices, impregnated or covered with pharmaceutical substances or put up for retail sale for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes $5,205,758,018
(2936) provitamins and vitamins, natural or reproduced bysynthesis, incl. natural concentrates, derivatives thereof used primarily as vitamins, and intermixtures of the foregoing, whether or not in any solvent $2,696,012,312
(3001) dried glands and other organs for organo-therapeutic uses, whether or not powdered; extracts of glands or other organs or their secretions, for organo-therapeutic uses; heparin and its salts; other human or animal substances prepared for therapeutic or pr $1,790,704,338

Top 10 Imports

HS Code Import USD$
(3004) medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, in measured doses or put up for retail sale (excl. goods of headings 3002, 3005 or 3006) $283,570,865,136
(3002) human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms and similar products (excl. yeasts) $132,753,397,917
(3822) composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents (excl.composite diagnostic reagents for administration to patients, reagents for determining blood groups and blood factors, animal blood for diagnostic purposes and vaccines, toxins, cultures of microorganisms $19,194,781,498
(3006) pharmaceutical preparations and products of subheadings 3006.10-10 to 3006.60-90 $11,897,403,684
(3003) medicaments consisting of two or more constituentsmixed together for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not in measured doses or put up for retail sale (excl. goods of headings 3002, 3005 or 3006) $10,991,347,018
(2937) hormones, natural or reproduced by synthesis; derivatives thereof, used primarily as hormones; other steroids used primarily as hormones $8,489,326,742
(2941) antibiotics $8,233,124,142
(2936) provitamins and vitamins, natural or reproduced bysynthesis, incl. natural concentrates, derivatives thereof used primarily as vitamins, and intermixtures of the foregoing, whether or not in any solvent $5,975,481,036
(3005) wadding, gauze, bandages and the like, e.g. dressings, adhesive plasters, poultices, impregnated or covered with pharmaceutical substances or put up for retail sale for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes $5,751,647,754
(3001) dried glands and other organs for organo-therapeutic uses, whether or not powdered; extracts of glands or other organs or their secretions, for organo-therapeutic uses; heparin and its salts; other human or animal substances prepared for therapeutic or pr $1,820,757,490

Sources:

UN Comtrade except where stated otherwise. Data Accessed: December 1, 2017