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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.

Overview

 

 

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 15 - Dec 15 1729 1789 60 2.2% 5.1%
Feb 15 - Jan 16 1724 1784 60 2.3% 5.0%
Mar 15 - Feb 16 1722 1783 62 1.9% 4.8%
Apr 15 - Mar 16 1710 1772 62 0.2% 3.0%
May 16  - Apr 16 1705 1764 59 -0.7% 1.5%
Jun 15 - May 16 1702 1761 59 -0.8% 1.0%
Jul 15 - Jun 16 1696 1753 57 -1.7% -0.5%
Aug 15 - Jul 16 1685 1733 48 -2.3% -2.2%
Sep 15 - Aug 16 1695 1738 42 -1.7% -2.4%
Oct 15 - Sep 16 1698 1736 38 -1.4% -2.4%
Nov 15 - Oct 16 1691 1729 38 -1.8% -2.6%
Dec 15 - Nov 16 1698 1737 39 -1.7% -2.3%
Jan 16 - Dec 16 1706 1746 39 -1.3% -2.4%