World Exports 1970-2021

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • World exports for 2019 was $24,889.71B, a 1.52% decline from 2018.
  • World exports for 2018 was $25,272.63B, a 9.6% increase from 2017.
  • World exports for 2017 was $23,058.93B, a 10.14% increase from 2016.
  • World exports for 2016 was $20,935.90B, a 1.88% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $24,889.71B
OECD members $15,024.40B
European Union $7,711.43B
East Asia & Pacific $7,565.71B
Euro Area $6,429.39B
North America $3,067.99B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,396.52B
South Asia $627.14B
Sub-Saharan Africa $414.33B
World Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $24,889.71B 30.52%
2018 $25,272.63B 30.13%
2017 $23,058.93B 29.37%
2016 $20,935.90B 28.42%
2015 $21,336.05B 29.26%
2014 $23,911.44B 30.13%
2013 $23,498.42B 30.35%
2012 $22,882.81B 30.57%
2011 $22,518.11B 30.51%
2010 $19,041.73B 28.92%
2009 $15,939.42B 26.52%
2008 $19,770.92B 30.72%
2007 $17,319.34B 30.05%
2006 $14,892.75B 29.80%
2005 $12,923.29B 28.54%
2004 $11,359.33B 27.42%
2003 $9,357.75B 25.80%
2002 $8,057.79B 25.27%
2001 $7,676.35B 25.29%
2000 $7,914.98B 25.98%
1999 $7,140.58B 23.71%
1998 $6,894.44B 23.37%
1997 $6,976.98B 23.16%
1996 $6,729.73B 22.04%
1995 $6,435.13B 21.86%
1994 $5,433.47B 20.87%
1993 $4,913.81B 20.15%
1992 $5,069.13B 20.66%
1991 $4,495.69B 19.22%
1990 $4,308.35B 19.34%
1989 $3,761.42B 19.12%
1988 $3,474.71B 18.71%
1987 $3,021.22B 18.05%
1986 $2,549.69B 17.43%
1985 $2,285.99B 18.85%
1984 $2,252.93B 19.23%
1983 $2,132.79B 18.43%
1982 $2,169.59B 18.70%
1981 $2,303.41B 19.06%
1980 $2,305.72B 18.86%
1979 $1,904.73B 17.85%
1978 $1,512.93B 16.80%
1977 $1,303.49B 17.12%
1976 $1,147.82B 16.99%
1975 $1,028.91B 16.58%
1974 $970.01B 17.50%
1973 $698.95B 15.57%
1972 $510.13B 13.95%
1971 $430.06B 13.76%
1970 $383.68B 13.64%