World Exports 1970-2022

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 2021 was $27,926.60B, a 24.89% increase from 2020.
  • World exports for 2020 was $22,361.52B, a 9.59% decline from 2019.
  • World exports for 2019 was $24,733.87B, a 1.79% decline from 2018.
  • World exports for 2018 was $25,185.95B, a 9.5% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
World $27,926.60B
OECD members $16,485.83B
East Asia & Pacific $8,968.18B
European Union $8,670.63B
Euro Area $7,178.63B
Latin America & Caribbean $1,513.76B
South Asia $760.94B
Sub-Saharan Africa $468.91B
World Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $27,926.60B 29.06%
2020 $22,361.52B 26.34%
2019 $24,733.87B 28.22%
2018 $25,185.95B 29.15%
2017 $23,000.93B 28.26%
2016 $20,896.16B 27.33%
2015 $21,304.88B 28.34%
2014 $23,958.19B 30.06%
2013 $23,591.38B 30.40%
2012 $23,009.87B 30.48%
2011 $22,681.80B 30.71%
2010 $19,243.64B 28.90%
2009 $16,124.80B 26.52%
2008 $20,000.60B 31.19%
2007 $17,509.11B 30.00%
2006 $15,058.64B 29.08%
2005 $13,065.70B 27.35%
2004 $11,493.71B 26.05%
2003 $9,462.66B 24.17%
2002 $8,172.33B 23.41%
2001 $7,781.99B 23.15%
2000 $8,032.68B 23.74%
1999 $7,231.50B 22.09%
1998 $6,970.43B 22.10%
1997 $7,047.23B 22.29%
1996 $6,785.37B 21.38%
1995 $6,490.17B 20.91%
1994 $5,476.51B 19.65%
1993 $4,925.25B 19.07%
1992 $5,089.59B 20.03%
1991 $4,504.93B 18.96%
1990 $4,348.36B 19.09%
1989 $3,787.81B 18.76%
1988 $3,496.24B 18.08%
1987 $3,045.41B 17.60%
1986 $2,574.13B 16.93%
1985 $2,305.51B 17.93%
1984 $2,271.88B 18.52%
1983 $2,149.11B 18.15%
1982 $2,184.90B 18.82%
1981 $2,326.71B 19.84%
1980 $2,329.95B 20.56%
1979 $1,925.49B 19.15%
1978 $1,529.35B 17.67%
1977 $1,317.23B 17.92%
1976 $1,160.12B 17.85%
1975 $1,039.74B 17.39%
1974 $979.67B 18.25%
1973 $706.01B 15.16%
1972 $515.50B 13.51%
1971 $434.40B 13.12%
1970 $387.45B 12.93%