Top Ireland Exports to the World
Ireland shipped US$135 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, up by 17% since 2013 and up by 4.4% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Ireland Exports to the US

Ireland's exports to America amounted to
$36.1 billion or 26.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $12.5 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $7.9 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $6 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $3 billion
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $2.1 billion
  6. Aircraft, spacecraft: $1.4 billion
  7. Machinery: $801.7 million
  8. Beverages: $632.7 million
  9. Other food preparations: $282.9 million
10. Other chemical goods: $237.8 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to the UK

Ireland's exports to United Kingdom amounted to
$18.3 billion or 13.5% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.6 billion
  2. Meat: $1.5 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  4. Dairy, eggs, honey: $937.1 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $737.6 million
  6. Perfumes, cosmetics: $729.6 million
  7. Meat, seafood preparations: $700.3 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $685.5 million
  9. Plastics: $597.4 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$556.8 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Belgium

Ireland's exports to Belgium amounted to
$15 billion or 11.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Organic chemicals: $7.3 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $6.2 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $426.7 million
  4. Dairy, eggs, honey: $167.4 million
  5. Machinery: $126 million
  6. Perfumes, cosmetics: $121.2 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $110.1 million
  8. Fertilizers: $103.6 million
  9. Meat: $89.7 million
10. Other chemical goods: $83.7 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Germany

Ireland's exports to Germany amounted to
$10.8 billion or 8% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.6 billion
  2. Aircraft, spacecraft: $1.6 billion
  3. Other chemical goods: $1 billion
  4. Machinery: $915 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $596.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $569.2 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $533.7 million
  8. Dairy, eggs, honey: $255.8 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $245.5 million
10. Meat: $220.2 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Switzerland

Ireland's exports to Switzerland amounted to
$7 billion or 5.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Organic chemicals: $4.3 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $2.2 billion
  3. Machinery: $173.7 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $63.4 million
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $59.1 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $53.1 million
  7. Meat: $52.6 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $22.7 million
  9. Plastics: $13.8 million
10. Beverages: $8 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Netherlands

Ireland's exports to Netherlands amounted to
$6.7 billion or 4.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Medical, technical equipment: $3.2 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $1 billion
  3. Dairy, eggs, honey: $360.8 million
  4. Machinery: $292.3 million
  5. Meat: $228.4 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $212.5 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations:$199.7 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $198.4 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $156.3 million
10. Mineral fuels including oil: $129 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to France

Ireland's exports to France amounted to
$5.9 billion or 4.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $1.9 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $589.3 million
  3. Machinery: $473.6 million
  4. Other chemical goods: $469.9 million
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $438.1 million
  6. Meat: $331.7 million
  7. Inorganic chemicals: $232.7 million
  8. Fish: $172.6 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $153.5 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $152.3 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to China

Ireland's exports to China amounted to
$4.8 billion or 3.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $2.6 billion
  2. Cereal, milk preparations:$591.7 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $479.9 million
  4. Organic chemicals: $314.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $267 million
  6. Machinery: $114.2 million
  7. Meat: $113.6 million
  8. Aircraft, spacecraft: $60.1 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $51.7 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $51.4 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Italy

Ireland's exports to Italy amounted to
$2.9 billion or 2.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $994.4 million
  2. Organic chemicals: $530.3 million
  3. Machinery: $215 million
  4. Meat: $211.8 million
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $208.1 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $178.4 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $104.5 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $65.6 million
  9. Plastics: $43.9 million
10. Fish: $41.9 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Spain

Ireland's exports to Spain amounted to
$2.9 billion or 2.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $828.3 million
  2. Perfumes, cosmetics: $470.6 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $351.5 million
  4. Other chemical goods: $309.3 million
  5. Machinery: $153.8 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $101.3 million
  7. Fish: $79.1 million
  8. Meat: $67.2 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $63.3 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $52.7 million
Top 10 Ireland Exports to Japan

Ireland's exports to Japan amounted to
$2.5 billion or 1.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Medical, technical equipment: $793.3 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $710.6 million
  3. Organic chemicals: $331.6 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $214.9 million
  5. Machinery: $123.9 million
  6. Aircraft, spacecraft: $92.7 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $66.3 million
  8. Meat: $31.3 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $30.4 million
10. Other chemical goods: $19.7 million
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis