Italy’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed The Boot based on the country’s geographic shape, the Italian Republic is in Southern Europe sharing borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia to the north. Italy shipped US$506.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 3.2% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier […]

Belgium’s Top Trading Partners

A founding member of the European Union, the Kingdom of Belgium borders the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France. Belgium also lies across the English Channel from the United Kingdom. Belgium shipped US$429.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That dollar figure represents roughly 2.7% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion […]

France’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed “The Hexagon” (l’Hexagone en français) because of the country’s roughly six-sided shape, France is strategically located on the European continent. It borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east, Andorra to the South and Spain to the west. England is almost due north across the English Channel from France. France shipped US$522.8 […]

Top EU Import Countries

Imports purchased by the 28 members of the European Union totaled US$5.778 trillion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -2.8% drop in the value of EU import purchases since 2013 but a 10.4% year-over-year uptick from 2016 to 2017. European imports represent an estimated 32.6% of total world imports which amounted to $17.718 trillion […]

United Kingdom’s Top Trading Partners

Comprised of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the United Kingdom is a sovereign state situated across from continental Europe’s north-western coast. The United Kingdom shipped US$445 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 2.8% of overall worldwide exports estimated at $15.952 trillion for the prior year 2016. From […]

Germany’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s third-largest exporter, Germany shipped US$1.445 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That dollar figure represents roughly 9.1% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier in 2016. About two-thirds (65.9%) of German exports by value were delivered to other European countries while 18.3% were sold to Asian […]

Norway’s Top 15 Trading Partners

Comprising Scandinavia’s western portion of Northern Europe, the Kingdom of Norway shipped US$102 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 0.6% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental perspective, 82.1% of Norwegian exports by value were delivered to fellow European […]

Slovakia’s Top Trading Partners

Slovakia shipped US$84.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 0.5% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental perspective, 91.1% of Slovakian exports by value were delivered to fellow European trade partners while 4.5% were sold to Asian importers. Slovakia […]