Total Trade

Total Global Exports (2018) $628,013,502,831
Total Global Imports (2018) $635,883,970,630

Industry Traders

Export Countries

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Germany $102,142,872,106
Switzerland $79,514,055,760
United States $61,370,203,602
Ireland $56,425,504,784
Belgium $51,550,756,431
France $36,604,575,172
United Kingdom $33,527,912,723
Italy $29,991,234,994
Netherlands $25,326,801,079
Denmark $16,350,320,818

Import Countries

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $124,636,565,610
Germany $62,060,884,450
Belgium $43,564,699,772
United Kingdom $32,603,577,624
Switzerland $31,907,208,912
Italy $31,368,382,214
France $31,138,993,197
Japan $27,653,097,558
Spain $17,477,553,884
Netherlands $16,945,341,754

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) $350,091,814,132
(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) $179,388,825,776
(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 $26,646,302,852
(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) $15,128,037,976
(2937) hormones, natural or reproduced by synthesis; derivatives thereof, used primarily as hormones; other steroids used primarily as hormones $14,550,225,839
(3006) pharmaceutical preparations and products of subheadings 3006.10-10 to 3006.60-90 $14,425,150,873
(2941) antibiotics $6,973,099,230
(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 $6,613,237,980
(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 $4,368,779,444
(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 $2,897,015,407

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) $345,851,543,762
(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) $176,468,222,143
(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 $26,658,712,820
(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) $16,292,452,486
(3006) pharmaceutical preparations and products of subheadings 3006.10-10 to 3006.60-90 $16,002,353,539
(2937) hormones, natural or reproduced by synthesis; derivatives thereof, used primarily as hormones; other steroids used primarily as hormones $15,579,180,950
(2941) antibiotics $10,987,630,073
(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 $9,091,976,797
(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 $7,669,794,451
(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 $3,663,730,642

Sources:

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