From January to October in 2015, the 27 EU countries' imports & exports volume was USD 3279.98 billion, down 14.1% by year according to Eurostat. The exports volume was USD 1664.33 billion, down 12.7% and imports volume was USD 1615.65 billion, down 15.4%. The trade surplus was USD 48.68 billion, compared to USD 2.65 billion, trade deficit for the same period of last year.
In October, the 27 EU countries' imports & exports value was USD 343.56 billion, down 12.3% by year. Exports value was USD 173.92 billion, down 13.1% and imports value was USD 169.65 billion, down 11.5%. The trade surplus was USD 4.27 billion, down 49.0%.
From January to October, imports & exports value between China and 27 EU countries was USD 479.67 billion, down 7.2%. The 27 EU countries' exports to China reached USD 156.26 billion, down 13.9%. It accounted for 9.4% of total export, down 0.1%. The imports from China reached USD 323.41 billion, down 3.5%. It accounted for 20.0% of total import, up 2.5%.
27 EU countries' trade deficit with China was USD 167.15 billion from January to October, up 8.9%. China has become the biggest sourcing country of 27 EU countries trade deficits.
Up to October, China has become the second-largest market for Russia’s exports and the largest source for Russia’s imports.