Current portal location

Website content

Statistics

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
Mar 15 - Feb 16 1722 1783 61 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 58 -0.8% 1.0%
Jul 15 - Jun 16 1697 1753 56 -1.7% -0.5%
Aug 15 - Jul 16 1686 1733 48 -2.3% -2.2%
Sep 15 - Aug 16 1696 1738 41 -1.7% -2.4%
Oct 15 - Sep 16 1699 1736 37 -1.3% -2.4%
Nov 15 - Oct 16 1692 1729 37 -1.7% -2.6%
Dec 15 - Nov 16 1700 1737 37 -1.7% -2.4%
Jan 16 - Dec 16 1708 1745 37 -1.2% -2.5%
Feb 16 - Jan 17 1732 1765 33 0.5% -1.1%
Mar 15 - Feb 17 1743 1774 32 1.2% -0.5%