Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Ceisteanna (96)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

96. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Taoiseach the volume of exports and value in euro terms on a percentage basis in 2017 and 2018, by country, in tabular form. [1992/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

The data requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table. It shows the top 15 trading partners covering approximately 87% of total trade.

Table A : Exports of Goods by country 2017-2018 and percentage share of total trade

Country

Value €000 2017

Tonnes 2017

Value €000 Jan - Nov 2018

Tonnes Jan - Nov 2018

% of total Value of Exports 2017

% of total Value of Exports Jan - Nov 2018

United States

33,283,714

805,036

36,606,734

569,552

27.1

28.5

Great Britain

14,526,485

6,566,167

12,795,055

6,356,127

11.8

10.0

Belgium

13,333,077

456,970

16,298,484

512,268

10.9

12.7

Germany

10,099,239

436,847

9,579,401

386,034

8.2

7.5

Switzerland

6,211,952

15,781

5,973,094

14,461

5.1

4.6

Netherlands

5,929,216

1,331,931

7,066,630

1,098,799

4.8

5.5

France

5,347,906

1,234,588

4,952,845

1,051,580

4.4

3.9

China

4,378,334

315,720

4,077,541

306,958

3.6

3.2

Italy

2,620,268

244,112

3,403,467

218,226

2.1

2.6

Japan

2,617,183

56,609

3,188,714

59,933

2.1

2.5

Spain

2,596,387

228,108

2,371,403

277,174

2.1

1.8

Northern Ireland

1,928,901

3,267,659

1,859,393

2,802,478

1.6

1.4

Mexico

1,427,471

30,917

1,333,332

32,699

1.2

1.0

Poland

1,329,457

99,252

1,069,341

90,883

1.1

0.8

Canada

1,091,129

168,593

1,286,350

254,045

0.9

1.0

Rest of World

15,990,578

3,184,190

16,611,046

2,878,983

13.0

12.9