Annual Merchandise Trade Statistics by Country
Publication date: 09 November 2018, GMT
Reporting period: 2002 - 2017
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Source:UN Comtrade
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Exports of goods from the European Union (28) in 2017

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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)

The value of total exports from the European Union (28) totaled $ 2.17 trillion in 2017. Merchandise exports from the European Union (28) increased by 9.61% compared to 2016. goods exports grew up by $ 191 billion in 2017 (merchandise exports from the European Union (28) amounted to $1.98 trillion in 2016)

European Union (28) exports 2017 by country

The main export destinations of commodities from the European Union (28) in 2017 were

  • USA with share of 19.1% (417 billion US$)
  • China with share of 10.1% (221 billion US$)
  • Switzerland with share of 7.82% (170 billion US$)
  • Russia with share of 4.43% (96 billion US$)
  • Turkey with share of 4.35% (94 billion US$)
  • Japan with share of 3.06% (66 billion US$)
  • Norway with share of 2.57% (56 billion US$)
  • Korea with share of 2.55% (55 billion US$)
  • Other Europe, nes with share of 2.25% (49 billion US$)
  • United Arab Emirates with share of 2.19% (47 billion US$)

Exports structure from the European Union (28) in 2017 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 16.3% (356 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 10.9% (238 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 8.33% (181 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 7.93% (172 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 6.38% (138 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 5.28% (115 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 3.83% (83 billion US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 3.03% (66 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 2.96% (64 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 2.68% (58 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals

What did European Union (28) export in 2017?

TOP-10 Exports commodities from the European Union (28) in 2017:

  • 6.83% ($148 billion): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 5.34% ($116 billion): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 3.71% ($80 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 2.89% ($63 billion): 8802 - Other aircraft (for example, helicopters, aeroplanes); spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.
  • 2.33% ($50 billion): 8708 - Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
  • 2.2% ($47 billion): 3002 - Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.
  • 2.04% ($44 billion): 8411 - Turbo-jets, turbo-propellers and other gas turbines.
  • 1.12% ($24 billion): 8479 - Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
  • 1.09% ($23 billion): 9018 - Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electro-medical apparatus and sight-testing instruments.
  • 1.08% ($23 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.

The value of total imports to the European Union (28) totaled $ 2.12 trillion in 2017. Merchandise imports to the European Union (28) increased by 10.3% compared to 2016. goods imports grew up by $ 199 billion in 2017 (value of merchandise imports to the European Union (28) was equal to $1.92 trillion in 2016)

European Union (28) imports 2017 by country

The largest trade partners (import of goods) of the European Union (28) in 2017 were

  • China with share of 19.8% (421 billion US$)
  • USA with share of 13.5% (286 billion US$)
  • Russia with share of 6.99% (148 billion US$)
  • Switzerland with share of 5.91% (125 billion US$)
  • Turkey with share of 3.69% (78 billion US$)
  • Japan with share of 3.63% (77 billion US$)
  • Norway with share of 3.45% (73 billion US$)
  • Korea with share of 2.65% (56 billion US$)
  • India with share of 2.33% (49 billion US$)
  • Vietnam with share of 1.96% (41 billion US$)

Imports structure to the European Union (28) in 2017 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 18.7% (396 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 12.2% (259 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 11.8% (250 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 4.69% (99 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 3.86% (81 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 3.52% (74 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 3.38% (71 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 2.9% (61 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals
  • 2.24% (47 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 2.18% (46 billion US$): 61 - Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

What did European Union (28) import in 2017?

TOP-10 Imports commodities to the European Union (28) in 2017:

  • 10.1% ($215 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 3.8% ($80 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 3.15% ($66 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 3.06% ($65 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 2.38% ($50 billion): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 2.35% ($50 billion): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
  • 1.97% ($41 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 1.96% ($41 billion): 8411 - Turbo-jets, turbo-propellers and other gas turbines.
  • 1.66% ($35 billion): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 1.42% ($30 billion): 3002 - Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.
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