Economy - major exporting countries (2012 rankings)

rank country 2008
x 1 bln US$
2009
x 1 bln US$
2010
x 1 bln US$
2011
x 1 bln US$
2012
x 1 bln US$
change 2011-2012
  Total countries with export > 50bln 15,167.7 11,771.3 14,339.5 17,067.7 17,103.7 0.2%
  Total World 15,970.9 12,383.3 15,075.2 18,013.3 18,013.8 0.0%
1 China 1,428.7 1,201.8 1,578.3 1,899.2 2,048.9 7.9%
2 United States 1,287.4 1,056.0 1,278.5 1,480.3 1,545.7 4.4%
3 Germany 1,451.4 1,120.7 1,261.6 1,477.0 1,410.4 -4.5%
4 Japan 782.0 580.7 769.8 822.6 798.6 -2.9%
5 France 608.9 476.1 516.9 584.7 557.3 -4.7%
6 Netherlands 545.9 431.7 492.7 569.5 554.7 -2.6%
7 Korea, Republic of 422.0 363.5 466.4 555.2 547.9 -1.3%
8 Russia 467.6 301.7 397.7 516.5 525.4 1.7%
9 Italy 545.0 406.7 446.9 523.3 501.0 -4.3%
10 United Kingdom 467.2 356.8 410.0 478.5 476.3 -0.5%
11 Canada 456.4 314.0 387.5 452.1 454.8 0.6%
12 Belgium 471.9 371.4 407.1 476.0 446.6 -6.2%
13 China - Hong Kong SAR 362.7 318.5 390.1 428.7 442.8 3.3%
14 Singapore 338.2 269.8 351.9 409.5 408.4 -0.3%
15 Saudi Arabia 313.4 192.3 251.1 364.4 386.0 5.9%
16 Mexico 291.8 229.7 298.1 349.6 370.9 6.1%
17 Taiwan 255.6 203.7 274.6 308.3 301.2 -2.3%
18 United Arab Emirates 239.2 185.0 220.0 285.0 300.0 5.3%
19 India 194.8 164.9 226.3 302.9 296.8 -2.0%
20 Spain 277.7 220.8 246.3 298.5 286.2 -4.1%
21 Australia 187.0 153.9 212.4 271.7 256.7 -5.5%
22 Brazil 197.9 153.0 201.9 256.0 242.6 -5.3%
23 Thailand 175.9 151.9 195.4 226.4 228.2 0.8%
24 Malaysia 199.4 157.2 198.6 228.1 227.4 -0.3%
25 Switzerland 191.8 166.8 185.8 223.2 214.0 -4.1%
26 Indonesia 139.6 119.6 158.1 200.6 188.5 -6.0%
27 Poland 168.7 136.8 159.8 187.2 183.5 -1.9%
28 Sweden 183.9 131.0 158.1 187.2 172.7 -7.8%
29 Norway 171.8 116.8 130.7 160.3 161.0 0.4%
30 Austria 173.4 130.8 144.9 169.5 158.8 -6.3%
31 Czech Republic 146.4 113.2 133.0 162.9 157.2 -3.5%
32 Turkey 132.0 102.1 113.9 134.9 152.5 13.0%
33 Qatar 67.3 48.0 74.8 114.3 128.5 12.5%
34 Kuwait 87.6 52.0 66.0 103.2 121.0 17.2%
35 Ireland 127.1 119.3 119.0 127.0 117.8 -7.3%
36 Viet Nam 62.7 57.1 72.2 96.9 115.5 19.1%
37 Nigeria 80.6 56.7 84.0 114.5 114.0 -0.4%
38 Denmark 115.9 91.8 95.8 111.9 106.1 -5.2%
39 Hungary 107.5 84.6 94.8 110.9 103.0 -7.1%
40 Venezuela 95.0 57.6 65.7 92.8 97.3 4.9%
41 Iran 113.7 78.8 101.3 130.5 95.5 -26.8%
42 Kazachstan 71.2 43.2 59.5 88.1 88.6 0.5%
43 South Africa 84.5 62.6 81.8 96.9 87.4 -9.9%
44 Slovak Republic 71.0 55.6 64.0 79.0 80.7 2.1%
45 Chile 66.5 52.0 69.0 80.0 79.7 -0.4%
46 Argentina 70.6 56.1 68.5 84.3 75.2 -10.7%
47 Finland 96.9 62.9 69.5 79.1 73.1 -7.6%
48 Algeria 79.6 45.2 57.8 73.7 72.4 -1.6%
49 Angola 72.2 40.1 46.4 65.7 70.0 6.5%
50 Ukraine 67.0 39.7 51.4 68.4 68.5 0.2%
51 Israel 60.8 47.9 58.4 67.6 63.2 -6.6%
52 Libya 62.1 37.0 48.7 19.0 62.2 227.5%
53 Colombia 38.3 32.8 39.7 56.5 59.6 5.4%
54 Portugal 57.4 44.3 49.4 59.6 58.3 -2.3%
55 Romania 49.5 40.6 49.4 62.7 57.9 -7.6%
56 Oman 37.7 28.1 36.6 47.1 53.2 12.9%
57 Philippines 49.5 38.4 51.5 48.3 52.1 7.8%
source: International Trade Statistics Yearbook (ITSY) of the United Nations Statistics Division/ Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
source: Some countries had no data in above mentioned source, in their case data has been found at several locations (like the statistical agency of a country or the WTO).
note: 1 bln = 1,000,000,000.
note: Data based upon F.O.B. (Free On Board).
note: For brevity's sake names of countries above are in the short form, for official names see Countries with their official codes.