Ireland is the 27th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Ireland exported $128B and imported $75.2B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $52.9B. In 2016 the GDP of Ireland was $294B and its GDP per capita was $68.9k.
The top exports of Ireland are Packaged Medicaments ($27.7B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($20.3B), Human or Animal Blood ($16.4B), Orthopedic Appliances ($9.4B) and Scented Mixtures ($8.44B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($16.6B), Unspecified ($5.28B), Packaged Medicaments ($3.91B), Cars ($3.69B) and Computers ($3.28B).
The top export destinations of Ireland are the United States ($33.4B), the United Kingdom ($16.5B), Belgium ($16.2B), Germany ($8.67B) and Switzerland ($6.99B). The top import origins are the United Kingdom ($22.9B), the United States ($9.6B), Germany ($6.53B), the Netherlands ($3.7B) and France ($3.18B).
Ireland borders the United Kingdom.