20 Most Valuable Austrian Export Products

20 Most Valuable Austrian Export Products

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Mobile phones top the ranking of the 20 most valuable Austrian export products in 2017, followed by drugs and medicines, automotive parts or accessories and cars.

Blood fractions, non-alcoholic beverages then diesel and piston engines also appear among the 20 highest value product categories.

The following list shows which Austrian exports attracted the most sales during 2017. Unlike most information currently available on the web, the items below are detailed at the 4-digit tariff code level.

This level of granularity can help entrepreneurs identify precisely which products in which Austria has strong competitive advantages over other nations, and also opportunities for innovation.

Highest Value Austrian Export Products

Below are the 20 highest value export products shipped from Austria in 2017. Shown within brackets for each item is the percentage change in value compared to 2016.

  1. Phone system devices including smartphones: US$5.8 billion (up 20.6% since 2016)
  2. Medication mixes in dosage: $5.3 billion (down -1.3%)
  3. Automobile parts/accessories: $5.1 billion (up 10.6%)
  4. Cars: $4.9 billion (up 11.5%)
  5. Blood fractions (including antisera): $3.1 billion (up 15.1%)
  6. Non-alcoholic drinks (not water/juice/milk): $2.7 billion (up 13.3%)
  7. Engines (diesel): $2.4 billion (down -8.1%)
  8. Piston engines: $2.2 billion (up 13.2%)
  9. Rubber/plastic article making machines: $2.2 billion (up 22.2%)
  10. Base metal mountings, fittings: $2 billion (up 8.6%)
  11. Hormones, miscellaneous steroids: $1.9 billion (up 279.6%)
  12. Trucks: $1.8 billion (up 11%)
  13. Electrical converters/power units: $1.7 billion (up 11.6%)
  14. Flat-rolled other alloy steel products: $1.5 billion (up 24.1%)
  15. Sawn wood: $1.5 billion (up 8%)
  16. Miscellaneous machinery: $1.4 billion (up 20.1%)
  17. Wood carpentry, builders’ joinery: $1.4 billion (up 5.4%)
  18. Processed petroleum oils: $1.4 billion (up 24.9%)
  19. Miscellaneous plastic items: $1.3 billion (up 15.3%)
  20. Motorcycles: $1.3 billion (up 22.6%)

Hormones and miscellaneous steroids appreciated at the fastest pace, up 291.7% from 2016 to 2017.

In second place were refined petroleum oils shipped from Austria, up 24.9%.

Austria’s exported flat-rolled other alloy steel products grew in value 24.1% while Austrian international sales of motorcycles gained 22.6% year over year.

Overall, Austrian exports averaged a 10.4% gain from 2016 to 2017.

See also Austria’s Top Trading Partners, Austria’s Top 10 Exports and Austria’s Top 10 Imports

Research Sources:
International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database (GDP based on Purchasing Power Parity). Accessed on March 31, 2018

The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports and World Population, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on March 31, 2018

Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis. Accessed on March 31, 2018