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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

 

 

EU27 merchandise trade with 3rd countries

EU27 merchandise trade with 3rd countries
€ billions
Year-on-year growth* %
12-month period Imports Exports Balance Imports Exports
Jun 19 - May 20 1837 2020 183 -6.1% -4.1%
Jul 19 - Jun 20 1817 2003 186 -6.8% -4.4%
Aug 19 - Jul 20 1791 1982 191 -8.4% -6.0%
Sep 19 - Aug 20 1767 1959 192 -9.3% -7.0%
Oct 19 - Sep 20 1754 1952 198 -10.1% -7.7%
Nov 19 - Oct 20 1729 1932 203 -11.2% -9.2%
Dec 19 - Nov 20 1719 1929 210 -11.3% -9.1%
Jan 20 - Dec 20 1714 1932 218 -11.7% -9.4%
Feb 20 - Jan 21 1686 1915 229 -13.1% -10.2%
Mar 20 - Feb 21 1682 1909 228 -13.1% -10.5%
Apr 20 - Mar 21 1710 1928 218 -10.8% -9.2%
May 20 - Apr 21 1751 1982 231 -6.8% -4.5%
Jun 20 - May 21 1793 2025 232 -2.4% 0.2%

Source : Eurostat 15/07/2021 (*change compared to same period 12 months earlier)