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Trade and jobs

EU companies export to the rest of the world nearly as much as China and more than firms in the US or any other country.

And this gives jobs to 36 million Europeans! 

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Exports from Estonia to countries outside the EU support 111 thousand jobs in Estonia.

Another 27 thousand Estonians are in jobs linked to exports from other EU countries to countries outside the EU.

This means 22% of jobs in Estonia depends on EU exports.

Estonia exports to countries outside the EU also support almost 25 thousand jobs in the rest of the EU.

In Estonia, most people in export-related jobs are medium - skilled workers.
Employment by Member States supported by EU exports by skill
High Medium Low
Skills 33 58 9
Almost 55% of export-related jobs in Estonia are in services.
Employment by EU exports to the rest of the world, by industry
non-metallic and basic metals machinery & transport equipment services other
Sectors 8 11 55 26