World Merchandise Exports and Imports (UN Comtrade)
Publication date: 19 April 2018, GMT
Reporting period: 2002 - 2016
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World Exports of goods in 2017

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In 2017, the total volume of merchandise exports exceeded $8.54 trillion (according to the external trade statistics of 45 countries). Previous year, it was $15.5 trillion (according to the merchandise trade statistics of 144 countries).

For 2017, there is no data on the exports of such exporters as China (13.4% of world exports in 2016), Korea (3.18%), France (3.13%), Netherlands (2.85%), Belgium (2.55%), Singapore (2.11%), United Arab Emirates (1.91%), Spain (1.8%), Other Asia, nes (1.8%), India (1.67%), Thailand (1.37%), Saudi Arabia (1.33%), Poland (1.26%), Australia (1.21%)

Which countries exported goods in 2017?

The main exporters of commodities in 2017 were

  • USA - 18% of world exports ($1.54 trillion)
  • Germany - 16.9% (1.54 trillion)
  • Japan - 8.17% (1.54 trillion)
  • Hong-Kong - 6.44% (1.54 trillion)
  • Italy - 5.88% (1.54 trillion)
  • United Kingdom - 5.19% (1.54 trillion)
  • Canada - 4.92% (1.54 trillion)
  • Mexico - 4.79% (1.54 trillion)
  • Russia - 4.2% (1.54 trillion)
  • Switzerland - 3.5% (1.54 trillion)

According to statistics provided by the major exporters, the largest trade flows of exports of «ALL COMMODITIES» in 2017 were

  • Exports from the European Union (28) to the USA: (4.89% of world exports, $417 billion according to the external trade statistics of European Union (28))
  • Exports from Mexico to the USA: (3.83% of world exports, $327 billion according to the external trade statistics of Mexico)
  • Exports from Canada to the USA: (3.73% of world exports, $319 billion according to the external trade statistics of Canada)
  • Exports from China, Hong-Kong to China: (3.48% of world exports, $297 billion according to the external trade statistics of Hong-Kong)
  • Exports from the USA to Canada: (3.3% of world exports, $282 billion according to the external trade statistics of USA)
  • Exports from the USA to Mexico: (2.84% of world exports, $242 billion according to the external trade statistics of USA)
  • Exports from the European Union (28) to China: (2.59% of world exports, $221 billion according to the external trade statistics of European Union (28))
  • Exports from the European Union (28) to Switzerland: (1.99% of world exports, $170 billion according to the external trade statistics of European Union (28))
  • Exports from Japan to the USA: (1.58% of world exports, $135 billion according to the external trade statistics of Japan)
  • Exports from Japan to China: (1.55% of world exports, $132 billion according to the external trade statistics of Japan)
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