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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
Jan 19 - Dec 19 1940 2132 192 1.5% 3.5%
Feb 19 - Jan 20 1940 2132 193 1.1% 3.3%
Mar 19 - Feb 20 1935 2134 199 0.4% 2.8%
Apr 19 - Mar 20 1918 2124 206 -1.0% 2.0%
May 19 - Apr 20 1880 2074 194 -3.5% -0.8%
Jun 19  - May 20 1837 2019 182 -6.1% -4.1%
Jul 19 - Jun 20 1818 2003 185 -6.7% -4.5%
Aug 19 - Jul 20 1791 1981 191 -8.4% -6.0%
Sep 19 - Aug 20 1768 1959 191 -9.2% -7.0%
Oct 19 - Sep 20 1754 1952 198 -10.1% -7.8%
Nov 19 - Oct 20 1730 1931 202 -11.1% -9.2%
Dec 19 - Nov 20 1720 1929 209 -11.3% -9.1%
Jan 20 - Dec 20 1714 1932 217 -11.6% -9.4%

Source : Eurostat 15/02/2021 (*change compared to same period 12 months earlier)