Select Committee on European Union Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX 3 (continued)

Table 3.8 External trade balance, 1995 constant prices (percentage of GDP)

  
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
Belgium
2.8
2.6
2.6
3.5
4.1
4.3
5.0
3.7
4.4
4.8
Germany
1.2
0.6
0.5
0.6
0.7
1.2
2.0
1.6
0.9
1.5
Spain
  
  
  
  
-0.2
0.3
0.9
-0.1
-1.2
-1.6
France
  
0.6
1.4
1.3
1.4
1.8
3.0
2.3
2.4
2.6
Ireland
  
  
  
  
  
  
12.3
11.9
11.0
11.9
Italy
-1.6
-1.7
2.6
3.2
4.1
4.3
3.6
2.3
1.3
1.5
Luxembourg
  
  
  
  
  
  
14.7
16.9
18.1
16.5
Netherlands
4.0
4.4
6.1
6.3
5.9
6.1
6.4
5.9
5.7
5.6
Austria
  
  
  
  
-0.7
-0.8
-0.6
0.1
0.8
0.2
Portugal
-4.8
-6.7
-6.6
-7.1
-6.2
-5.6
-6.6
-9.2
-11.2
-11.6
Finland
-0.1
2.3
6.7
7.3
7.9
7.9
9.3
9.7
10.9
12.4
EU-11
0.2
0.2
1.4
1.7
1.9
2.3
2.8
2.2
1.8
2.0
EU-15
0.0
-0.1
1.0
1.3
1.6
1.9
2.3
1.5
1.0
1.2
UK
-1.7
-2.5
-2.3
-1.4
-0.4
-0.9
-1.1
-3.0
-4.5
-4.9
US
-0.3
-0.4
-0.9
-1.3
-1.1
-1.2
-1.5
-2.8
-3.8
-4.4
Japan
1.6
2.1
2.2
2.0
1.5
1.1
2.1
2.5
2.3
2.4

Source: Eurostat, National Accounts, from Datastream, supplemented by Data for short-term economic analysis



 
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