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 2020 was $22,640.24B, a 8.78% decline from 2019.
  • World exports for 2019 was $24,819.34B, a 1.71% decline from 2018.
  • World exports for 2018 was $25,250.39B, a 9.5% increase from 2017.
  • World exports for 2017 was $23,060.21B, a 10.15% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $22,640.24B
OECD members $13,679.09B
East Asia & Pacific $7,308.83B
European Union $7,106.03B
Euro Area $5,892.28B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,232.82B
South Asia $556.54B
Sub-Saharan Africa $332.94B
World Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $22,640.24B 0.00%
2019 $24,819.34B 29.49%
2018 $25,250.39B 30.14%
2017 $23,060.21B 29.34%
2016 $20,935.78B 28.40%
2015 $21,326.11B 29.24%
2014 $23,879.82B 30.10%
2013 $23,481.90B 30.33%
2012 $22,875.75B 30.57%
2011 $22,520.76B 30.50%
2010 $19,033.95B 28.92%
2009 $15,948.37B 26.52%
2008 $19,764.52B 30.72%
2007 $17,305.66B 30.05%
2006 $14,886.50B 29.80%
2005 $12,919.03B 28.53%
2004 $11,362.48B 27.41%
2003 $9,365.23B 25.79%
2002 $8,085.53B 25.25%
2001 $7,699.76B 25.27%
2000 $7,926.40B 25.96%
1999 $7,141.09B 23.69%
1998 $5,390.85B 23.35%
1997 $5,546.59B 23.14%
1996 $5,246.53B 22.03%
1995 $4,983.40B 21.85%
1994 $4,254.58B 20.80%
1993 $3,859.66B 20.07%
1992 $3,913.68B 20.60%
1991 $3,423.60B 19.14%
1990 $3,262.92B 19.24%
1989 $2,928.49B 19.06%
1988 $2,693.05B 18.66%
1987 $2,317.36B 17.99%
1986 $1,965.41B 17.36%
1985 $1,832.66B 18.77%
1984 $1,815.39B 19.16%
1983 $1,702.31B 18.39%
1982 $1,720.45B 18.64%
1981 $1,835.11B 18.99%
1980 $1,795.31B 18.78%
1979 $1,448.72B 17.50%
1978 $1,149.98B 16.43%
1977 $1,005.73B 16.75%
1976 $891.72B 16.68%
1975 $792.02B 16.30%
1974 $753.43B 17.23%
1973 $529.72B 15.29%
1972 $384.28B 13.64%
1971 $329.08B 13.45%
1970 $294.77B 13.30%