Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Ceisteanna (97)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

97. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Taoiseach the volume of imports and value in euro terms on a percentage basis in 2017 and 2018, by country, in tabular form. [1993/19]

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: Imports 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 Imports 2017

% of total Value of Imports Jan - Nov 2018

Great Britain

17,494,876

13,215,307

16,618,681

12,784,921

22.1

20.5

United States

16,368,174

1,936,712

14,038,687

2,167,627

20.6

17.3

France

10,500,158

1,256,203

10,019,805

1,223,016

13.2

12.3

Germany

6,890,232

1,193,527

9,971,185

1,497,723

8.7

12.3

China

4,424,415

516,734

4,757,700

484,690

5.6

5.9

Netherlands

2,433,798

1,368,083

2,729,060

1,504,148

3.1

3.4

Italy

1,563,998

256,859

1,476,081

286,080

2.0

1.8

Belgium

1,393,801

884,241

1,536,902

821,572

1.8

1.9

Northern Ireland

1,373,538

3,505,002

1,354,694

3,376,248

1.7

1.7

Spain

1,317,179

1,328,870

1,354,625

1,517,453

1.7

1.7

Japan

1,209,204

56,467

1,353,166

56,883

1.5

1.7

Norway

1,131,078

2,165,364

928,546

1,410,985

1.4

1.1

Unknown (Non-EU)

1,059,862

8,320

2,604,297

6,382

1.3

3.2

South Korea

975,876

56,455

749,825

55,199

1.2

0.9

India

811,315

419,625

526,516

176,802

1.0

0.6

Rest of World

10,323,426

12,187,880

11,143,700

13,199,861

13.0

13.7