Greece - Foreign trade



Garments and cotton provide Greece with the most exports (16%), followed by petroleum products (14%); fruit, nuts, and vegetable oils (11%); and tobacco (3.0%). Tobacco exports from Greece are substantial on the world commodities export market (3.6%)

In 2000 Greece's imports were distributed among the following categories:

Greece

Consumer goods 17.5%
Food 9.6%
Fuels 13.4%
Industrial supplies 24.4%
Machinery 17.4%
Transportation 16.8%
Other 0.9%

Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:

Greece

COUNTRY EXPORTS IMPORTS BALANCE
Germany 1,346 3,813 -2,467
Italy 1,011 3,856 -2,845
United Kingdom 692 1,483 -791
United States 638 1,023 -385
Turkey 550 396 154
France 374 2,153 -1,779
Spain 335 1,018 -683
Netherlands 317 1,735 -1,418
Russia 249 1,095 -846
Japan 86 1,179 -1,093

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