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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.

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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
Sep 17-Aug 18 1925 1932 8 6.0% 4.4%
Oct 17 - Sep 18 1933 1937 4 6.1% 4.2%
Nov 17 - Oct 18 1959 1957 -2 6.5% 4.6%
Dec 17 - Nov 18 1972 1962 -10 6.5% 4.2%
Jan 18 - Dec 18 1979 1956 -23 6.7% 4.1%
Feb 18 - Jan 19 1986 1960 -27 6.3% 3.8%
Mar 18 - Feb 19 1999 1969 -30 6.9% 4.3%
Apr 18 - Mar 19 2009 1971 -38 7.8% 4.7%
May 18 - Apr 19 2023 1987 -36 7.9% 5.0%
Jun 18 - May 19 2034 2005 -30 8.7% 6.1%
Jul 18 - Jun 19 2028 1997 -31 7.5% 4.9%
Aug 18 - Jul 19 2040 2008 -32 6.8% 4.7%
Sep 18 - Aug 19 2038 2003 -36 5.9% 3.7%