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DG TRADE Statistical Guide

DG TRADE Statistical Guide

This Pocket Guide contains selected tables and graphs outlining the current state and recent developments in the EU's foreign trade.

DG TRADE Statistical Guide

The EU has become deeply integrated into global markets.

The openness of our trade regime has meant that the EU is the biggest player on the global trading scene and remains a good region to do business with.

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EU28 merchandise trade with Extra-EU28

EU28 merchandise trade with Extra-EU28
€ billions
Year-on-year growth %
12-month period Imports Exports Balance Imports Exports
Jan 17 - Dec 17 1857 1879  22 8.7% 7.7%
Feb 17 - Jan 18 1870 1888  18 7.9% 6.9%
Mar 17 - Feb 18 1870 1888  18 7.2% 6.4%
Apr 17 - Mar 18 1863 1883  20 5.4% 4.5%
May 17 - Apr 18 1873 1893  20 5.8% 5.2%
Jun 17 - May 18 1871 1889  18 4.2% 3.7%
Jul 17 - Jun 18 1885 1903  18 4.6% 4.0%
Aug 17 - Jul 18 1908 1918  10 5.4% 4.1%
Sep 17 - Aug 18 1924 1931  7 5.9% 4.3%
Oct 17 - Sep 18 1933 1935  3 6.0% 4.1%
Nov 17 - Oct 18 1959 1956 -2 6.4% 4.5%
Dec 17 - Nov 18 1971 1961 -10 6.3% 4.1%
Jan 18 - Dec 18 1977 1955 -23 6.5% 4.0%