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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Imports of goods to the European Union (28) from the USA 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 imports to the European Union (28) from the USA totaled $ 287 billion in 2017. Grows of merchandise imports to the European Union (28) from the USA reached 4.69% in value terms compared to 2016. goods imports grew up by $ 12.9 billion in 2017 (value of merchandise imports to the European Union (28) from the USA were $274 billion in 2016)

Share of the USA in total imports of commodity group TOTAL "ALL COMMODITIES" to the European Union (28) amounted to 13.7 percent (287 billion USD) in 2017 of 2.09 trillion USD - value of total imports of commodity group TOTAL to the European Union (28) in 2017. Share of the USA in imports of commodity group TOTAL "ALL COMMODITIES" to the European Union (28) went down by -0.578 p.p. in value compared to 2016 (it was 14.3 peercent in 2016, and total merchandise imports to the European Union (28) amounted to 1.92 trillion USD).

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

  • 20% (59 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 10.7% (30 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 10.6% (30 billion US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 8.8% (25 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 7.16% (20 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 5.93% (17 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 4.27% (12.2 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.01% (11.5 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals
  • 3.21% (9.25 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 3.07% (8.84 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin

What did European Union (28) import from the USA in 2017?

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

  • 11% ($31 billion): 8411 - Turbo-jets, turbo-propellers and other gas turbines.
  • 7.58% ($21 billion): 8802 - Other aircraft (for example, helicopters, aeroplanes); spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.
  • 5.4% ($15.5 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.
  • 4.5% ($12.9 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.
  • 3.02% ($8.71 billion): 8803 - Parts of goods of heading 88.01 or 88.02.
  • 2.83% ($8.17 billion): 9018 - Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electro-medical apparatus and sight-testing instruments.
  • 2.54% ($7.31 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.
  • 2.4% ($6.92 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.
  • 1.72% ($4.96 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 1.63% ($4.69 billion): 9021 - Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect or disability.
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