World Merchandise Exports and Imports by Commodity
Publication date: 2019-06-27
Reporting period: 2002 - 2018
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ALL COMMODITIES | Imports and Exports | 2017

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ALL COMMODITIES | Imports and Exports | 2017

In 2017, the world merchandise exports exceeded $16.6 trillion (according to external trade statistics of 144 countries). It was $15.6 trillion in the previous year (according to merchandise trade statistics of 153 countries).

There are no trade data (2017) for such exporters as Thailand (1.36% of the world exports in 2016), Saudi Arabia (1.17%), Qatar (0.365%), Iraq (0.279%), Bahrain (0.082%), Panama (0.071%), Cambodia (0.064%), Malta (0.025%), Laos (0.019%), Ethiopia (0.011%), China, Macao SAR (0.008%), Niger (0.005%), State of Palestine (0.005%), Rwanda (0.003%)

Top exporters of goods in 2017

The world's largest exporters of commodities in 2017 were

  • China - 13.5% of the world exports ($2.26 trillion)
  • USA - 9.25% ($1.54 trillion)
  • Germany - 8.66% ($1.44 trillion)
  • Japan - 4.18% ($698 billion)
  • Korea - 3.43% ($573 billion)

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

  • Exports from Canada to USA: (1.91% of the world exports, $319 billion according to external trade statistics of Canada)
  • Exports from China to Hong-Kong: (1.67% of the world exports, $279 billion according to external trade statistics of China)
  • Exports from China to Japan: (0.821% of the world exports, $137 billion according to external trade statistics of China)
  • Exports from China to USA: (2.57% of the world exports, $430 billion according to external trade statistics of China)
  • Exports from Hong-Kong to China: (1.78% of the world exports, $297 billion according to external trade statistics of Hong-Kong)
  • Exports from Japan to USA: (0.808% of the world exports, $135 billion according to external trade statistics of Japan)
  • Exports from Korea to China: (0.851% of the world exports, $142 billion according to external trade statistics of Korea)
  • Exports from Mexico to USA: (1.96% of the world exports, $327 billion according to external trade statistics of Mexico)
  • Exports from USA to Canada: (1.69% of the world exports, $282 billion according to external trade statistics of USA)
  • Exports from USA to Mexico: (1.45% of the world exports, $243 billion according to external trade statistics of USA)

In 2017, the world merchandise imports exceeded $17.1 trillion (according to external trade statistics of 144 countries). It was $15.7 trillion in the previous year (according to merchandise trade statistics of 152 countries).

There are no trade data (2017) for such importers as Thailand (1.24% of the world imports in 2016), Saudi Arabia (0.891%), Qatar (0.203%), Ethiopia (0.121%), Bahrain (0.093%), Cambodia (0.078%), Panama (0.058%), China, Macao SAR (0.056%), Malta (0.045%), Afghanistan (0.041%), State of Palestine (0.034%), Laos (0.026%), Niger (0.011%), Rwanda (0.011%)

Top importers of goods in 2017

The world's largest importers of commodities in 2017 were

  • USA - 14% of the world imports ($2.4 trillion)
  • China - 10.7% ($1.84 trillion)
  • Germany - 6.81% ($1.16 trillion)
  • Japan - 3.91% ($671 billion)
  • United Kingdom - 3.74% ($641 billion)
  • France - 3.57% ($613 billion)

According to statistics provided by the major importers, the largest flows of imports of «ALL COMMODITIES» in 2017 were

  • Imports to Canada from USA (1.29% of the world imports, $221 billion according to external trade statistics of Canada)
  • Imports to China from Japan (0.967% of the world imports, $165 billion according to external trade statistics of China)
  • Imports to China from Korea (1.03% of the world imports, $177 billion according to external trade statistics of China)
  • Imports to China from Other Asia, nes (0.91% of the world imports, $155 billion according to external trade statistics of China)
  • Imports to Hong-Kong from China (1.53% of the world imports, $262 billion according to external trade statistics of Hong-Kong)
  • Imports to Japan from China (0.959% of the world imports, $164 billion according to external trade statistics of Japan)
  • Imports to Mexico from USA (1.13% of the world imports, $194 billion according to external trade statistics of Mexico)
  • Imports to USA from Canada (1.78% of the world imports, $305 billion according to external trade statistics of USA)
  • Imports to USA from China (3.06% of the world imports, $526 billion according to external trade statistics of USA)
  • Imports to USA from Mexico (1.85% of the world imports, $317 billion according to external trade statistics of USA)

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Reporter TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES
Exports Imports
2017 2017
Value (US$) World Rank World Share, % Value (US$) World Rank World Share, %
China 2 263 370 504 301 1 13.553 1 843 792 938 795 2 10.759
USA 1 545 609 158 491 2 9.255 2 407 390 189 460 1 14.048
Germany 1 446 642 435 221 3 8.662 1 167 753 355 161 3 6.814
Japan 698 097 188 909 4 4.18 671 474 306 095 4 3.918
Korea 573 627 368 937 5 3.435 478 469 167 573 8 2.792
Hong-Kong 549 861 455 213 6 3.292 589 317 440 320 7 3.438
France 523 385 133 284 7 3.134 613 132 639 717 6 3.577
Netherlands 505 941 305 245 8 3.029 450 075 697 537 10 2.626
Italy 503 053 928 396 9 3.012 451 415 534 842 9 2.634
United Kingdom 442 065 707 223 10 2.647 641 332 435 861 5 3.742
Belgium 429 980 167 539 11 2.574 406 412 281 148 14 2.371
Canada 420 631 850 365 12 2.518 432 405 190 660 12 2.523
Mexico 409 451 378 170 13 2.451 420 369 113 272 13 2.453
Singapore 373 254 554 420 14 2.235 327 709 713 161 16 1.912
Russia 359 151 975 199 15 2.15 228 212 749 973 22 1.331
Spain 319 621 896 043 16 1.913 350 921 561 671 15 2.047
Other Asia, nes 317 663 172 110 17 1.902 259 609 174 581 19 1.514
United Arab Emirates 313 503 999 961 18 1.877 270 954 967 625 17 1.581
Switzerland 299 308 693 087 19 1.792 267 501 495 875 18 1.561
India 294 364 490 162 20 1.762 444 052 353 836 11 2.591
Australia 230 163 207 202 21 1.378 228 441 736 928 21 1.333
Poland 221 307 621 302 22 1.325 217 978 575 741 23 1.272
Brazil 217 739 177 077 23 1.303 150 749 452 449 30 0.879
Malaysia 216 428 429 221 24 1.296 193 855 940 671 25 1.131
Vietnam 215 118 606 999 25 1.288 213 215 299 139 24 1.244
Czech Republic 182 231 360 523 26 1.091 162 898 931 578 27 0.95
Indonesia 168 810 042 930 27 1.01 156 925 129 942 28 0.915
Austria 159 970 530 802 28 0.957 166 475 080 970 26 0.971
Turkey 156 992 940 414 29 0.94 233 799 651 234 20 1.364
Sweden 152 906 820 899 30 0.915 154 194 610 513 29 0.899
Ireland 138 072 213 252 31 0.826 88 828 357 456 35 0.518
Hungary 113 382 077 421 32 0.678 104 283 798 638 32 0.608
Iran 105 844 085 748 33 0.633 51 612 276 867 48 0.301
Norway 101 976 020 159 34 0.61 85 525 862 977 36 0.499
Denmark 101 442 990 043 35 0.607 92 120 886 507 34 0.537
South Africa 88 267 959 727 36 0.528 83 030 756 599 38 0.484
Slovak Republic 84 525 363 801 37 0.506 82 993 834 585 39 0.484
Romania 70 626 887 499 38 0.422 85 318 177 451 37 0.497
Chile 68 858 401 595 39 0.412 65 257 275 661 45 0.38
Philippines 68 712 611 186 40 0.411 101 889 431 966 33 0.594
Finland 67 280 640 848 41 0.402 70 100 319 875 41 0.409
Portugal 62 169 899 628 42 0.372 77 833 792 150 40 0.454
Israel 61 150 141 000 43 0.366 69 115 976 000 42 0.403
Argentina 58 384 194 969 44 0.349 66 899 299 586 43 0.39
Kuwait 54 985 179 197 45 0.329 33 568 329 846 57 0.195
Kazakhstan 48 342 074 036 46 0.289 29 345 935 356 61 0.171
Nigeria 44 466 366 757 47 0.266 31 270 090 265 58 0.182
Peru 44 237 949 422 48 0.264 39 763 913 902 54 0.232
Ukraine 43 428 391 056 49 0.26 49 439 155 766 49 0.288
New Zealand 38 050 286 199 50 0.227 40 128 439 163 53 0.234
Colombia 37 766 321 060 51 0.226 46 050 188 812 51 0.268
Algeria 35 191 117 416 52 0.21 46 053 015 989 50 0.268
Oman 32 904 047 205 53 0.197 26 434 873 449 62 0.154
Greece 32 154 816 405 54 0.192 55 300 597 553 47 0.322
Slovenia 31 893 789 564 55 0.19 31 149 443 532 59 0.181
Bulgaria 31 588 418 276 56 0.189 34 263 590 069 55 0.199
Lithuania 29 349 549 370 57 0.175 30 978 718 199 60 0.18
Belarus 29 239 993 900 58 0.175 34 234 849 200 56 0.199
Egypt 25 943 200 383 59 0.155 66 338 776 349 44 0.387
Morocco 25 624 297 849 60 0.153 45 039 093 063 52 0.262
Pakistan 21 877 787 164 61 0.131 57 440 012 500 46 0.335
Ecuador 19 122 455 098 62 0.114 19 844 932 840 69 0.115
Serbia 16 959 040 119 63 0.101 22 146 377 217 64 0.129
Croatia 15 732 485 216 64 0.094 24 512 646 924 63 0.143
Estonia 15 383 648 111 65 0.092 17 358 033 575 73 0.101
Ghana 14 358 509 951 66 0.085 12 718 141 844 77 0.074
Tunisia 14 199 816 336 67 0.085 20 618 072 727 67 0.12
Luxembourg 13 959 035 854 68 0.083 21 070 831 564 66 0.122
Myanmar 13 878 764 485 69 0.083 19 253 455 102 71 0.112
Azerbaijan 13 797 665 649 70 0.082 8 766 505 242 87 0.051
Latvia 13 030 004 799 71 0.078 15 897 395 352 76 0.092
Côte d`Ivoire 12 559 859 504 72 0.075 9 604 833 854 83 0.056
Sri Lanka 11 741 036 786 73 0.07 21 316 199 950 65 0.124
Costa Rica 11 296 640 428 74 0.067 16 352 350 364 75 0.095
Guatemala 11 011 391 397 75 0.065 18 377 914 375 72 0.107
Dominican Republic 8 855 644 902 76 0.053 19 524 253 471 70 0.113
Lebanon 8 739 069 382 77 0.052 140 411 757 521 31 0.819
Paraguay 8 679 833 045 78 0.051 11 873 407 129 78 0.069
Bolivia 8 338 057 378 79 0.049 9 302 385 887 85 0.054
Zambia 8 157 558 690 80 0.048 8 773 916 647 86 0.051
Congo 8 148 014 308 81 0.048 4 553 448 296 106 0.026
Uruguay 7 889 387 375 82 0.047 8 457 876 667 89 0.049
Jordan 7 469 238 450 83 0.044 20 407 329 339 68 0.119
Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 366 899 729 84 0.038 10 444 465 630 80 0.06
Mongolia 6 200 592 951 85 0.037 4 337 319 901 108 0.025
Botswana 5 898 102 750 86 0.035 5 284 230 565 101 0.03
El Salvador 5 760 014 842 87 0.034 10 592 788 531 79 0.061
Kenya 5 747 414 819 88 0.034 16 690 197 046 74 0.097
Macedonia 5 670 378 572 89 0.033 7 719 128 130 92 0.045
Brunei 5 570 575 213 90 0.033 3 084 533 899 114 0.017
Namibia 5 229 360 925 91 0.031 6 778 202 853 95 0.039
Honduras 4 970 144 395 92 0.029 8 612 241 191 88 0.05
Nicaragua 4 925 581 177 93 0.029 7 703 836 557 93 0.044
Iceland 4 882 605 885 94 0.029 6 970 762 505 94 0.04
Mozambique 4 718 518 271 95 0.028 5 701 705 181 98 0.033
Sudan 4 240 642 666 96 0.025 10 276 864 989 81 0.059
Tanzania 4 178 109 062 97 0.025 7 765 411 242 91 0.045
Zimbabwe 3 480 381 866 98 0.02 4 962 102 713 104 0.028
Cyprus 3 360 377 370 99 0.02 9 308 162 125 84 0.054
Cameroon 3 264 185 171 100 0.019 5 183 629 302 103 0.03
Senegal 2 989 042 090 101 0.017 6 728 671 863 96 0.039
Uganda 2 901 465 679 102 0.017 5 595 903 639 99 0.032
Madagascar 2 846 993 006 103 0.017 3 654 467 201 112 0.021
Burkina Faso 2 790 162 435 104 0.016 3 717 113 992 111 0.021
Georgia 2 735 478 624 105 0.016 7 939 237 473 90 0.046
Moldova 2 425 118 752 106 0.014 4 831 414 613 105 0.028
Albania 2 301 340 965 107 0.013 5 293 901 931 100 0.03
Armenia 2 144 962 969 108 0.012 3 893 454 903 110 0.022
Mauritius 2 102 621 814 109 0.012 5 269 484 338 102 0.03
Mauritania 1 989 430 771 110 0.011 3 522 418 198 113 0.02
Mali 1 902 730 073 111 0.011 4 336 565 281 109 0.025
Swaziland 1 801 623 335 112 0.01 1 608 219 102 123 0.009
Guyana 1 789 689 907 113 0.01 1 761 552 833 121 0.01
Kyrgyz Republic 1 757 463 670 114 0.01 4 487 291 617 107 0.026
Suriname 1 441 019 448 115 0.008 1 208 805 023 127 0.007
Jamaica 1 309 718 443 116 0.007 5 818 098 181 97 0.033
Fiji 955 613 495 117 0.005 2 419 936 788 118 0.014
Malawi 883 851 985 118 0.005 2 547 041 799 117 0.014
Togo 749 255 019 119 0.004 1 614 920 872 122 0.009
Nepal 740 742 914 120 0.004 10 037 840 171 82 0.058
Benin 726 264 608 121 0.004 3 060 069 912 115 0.017
Lesotho 673 150 837 122 0.004 2 065 571 364 120 0.012
Seychelles 591 585 318 123 0.003 1 348 462 645 126 0.007
Solomon Islands 499 714 683 124 0.002 571 770 024 137 0.003
Barbados 485 387 947 125 0.002 1 599 597 494 124 0.009
Montenegro 420 870 887 126 0.002 2 610 535 972 116 0.015
Belize 277 584 960 127 0.001 913 130 452 131 0.005
Maldives 199 345 279 128 0.001 2 359 606 355 119 0.013
Central African Republic 196 990 937 129 0.001 418 721 339 139 0.002
Burundi 149 406 437 130 0 783 299 126 133 0.004
Saint Lucia 141 655 244 131 0 663 692 157 134 0.003
Andorra 117 965 611 132 0 1 478 292 965 125 0.008
Sierra Leone 102 651 588 133 0 1 073 617 079 130 0.006
Aruba 89 358 741 134 0 1 188 584 682 128 0.006
Antigua and Barbuda 62 390 602 135 0 629 819 171 135 0.003
Cabo Verde 49 935 302 136 0 793 599 019 132 0.004
Samoa 44 401 814 137 0 356 189 844 140 0.002
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 42 299 408 138 0 329 952 436 141 0.001
Saint Kitts and Nevis 33 245 644 139 0 308 946 849 142 0.001
Timor-Leste 24 174 262 140 0 588 047 302 136 0.003
Gambia 21 834 655 141 0 548 847 434 138 0.003
Bermuda 11 742 165 142 0 1 078 213 784 129 0.006
São Tomé and Principe 10 562 590 143 0 147 049 579 144 0
Palau 6 419 759 144 0 157 813 256 143 0