Ireland Trade Balance 1970-2021

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Ireland trade balance for 2020 was $125.44B, a 155.89% increase from 2019.
  • Ireland trade balance for 2019 was $49.02B, a 55.26% decline from 2018.
  • Ireland trade balance for 2018 was $109.58B, a 47.8% increase from 2017.
  • Ireland trade balance for 2017 was $74.14B, a 58.14% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Germany $221.53B
Ireland $125.44B
Singapore $108.52B
Netherlands $96.91B
Switzerland $76.98B
Italy $69.07B
South Korea $60.60B
Australia $51.27B
Poland $40.18B
Luxembourg $28.37B
Sweden $23.55B
Denmark $23.05B
Spain $19.10B
Israel $17.42B
Czech Republic $16.81B
Austria $16.18B
Saudi Arabia $14.58B
Chile $13.27B
Argentina $10.45B
Hong Kong $6.32B
Lithuania $5.39B
Slovenia $5.22B
Hungary $3.34B
Uruguay $2.35B
Belgium $2.33B
Malta $1.41B
Finland $1.05B
Slovak Republic $0.85B
Brunei $0.53B
Latvia $0.39B
Estonia $0.04B
Antigua and Barbuda $-0.06B
Iceland $-0.13B
Seychelles $-0.38B
Cyprus $-1.48B
Norway $-2.13B
Croatia $-4.04B
Portugal $-4.55B
United Kingdom $-9.69B
Greece $-14.30B
Canada $-33.05B
France $-57.65B
Ireland Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $125.44B 29.97%
2019 $49.02B 12.30%
2018 $109.58B 28.38%
2017 $74.14B 21.85%
2016 $46.88B 15.64%
2015 $83.97B 28.79%
2014 $46.74B 18.03%
2013 $44.87B 18.81%
2012 $39.33B 17.48%
2011 $44.77B 18.81%
2010 $36.95B 16.62%
2009 $31.97B 13.50%
2008 $23.76B 8.61%
2007 $22.35B 8.27%
2006 $18.68B 8.05%
2005 $23.05B 10.88%
2004 $27.92B 14.37%
2003 $24.95B 15.15%
2002 $22.09B 17.18%
2001 $17.07B 15.62%
2000 $13.85B 13.84%
1999 $12.90B 13.07%
1998 $12.46B 10.89%
1997 $12.60B 11.99%
1996 $10.53B 10.95%
1995 $9.60B 10.94%
1994 $6.84B 9.43%
1993 $6.74B 10.13%
1992 $5.16B 7.26%
1991 $2.99B 4.72%
1990 $2.74B 4.38%
1989 $2.69B 5.39%
1988 $2.86B 5.97%
1987 $1.78B 4.13%
1986 $0.39B 1.07%
1985 $0.08B 0.31%
1984 $-0.43B -1.68%
1983 $-1.01B -3.83%
1982 $-2.15B -7.90%
1981 $-3.73B -14.22%
1980 $-3.75B -13.58%
1979 $-3.79B -16.27%
1978 $-1.92B -10.31%
1977 $-1.37B -9.56%
1976 $-1.01B -8.42%
1975 $-0.80B -6.60%
1974 $-1.45B -14.46%
1973 $-0.68B -7.20%
1972 $-0.46B -5.76%
1971 $-0.49B -7.55%
1970 $-0.46B -8.24%