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India among top exporters of services, merchandise

Last updated on: September 17, 2012 08:31 IST

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Merchandise exports, led by Asia, rose by 19 per cent last year to $18.2 trillion. But according to the WTO, trade is decelerating: in the first quarter of this year services exports rose by only three per cent on a year earlier; China's exports were down by four per cent, according to The Economist.

Let's take a look at some of the biggest exporters of services and merchandise.

Source: The Economist

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The United States

Services' export (2011): $580 billion

Global rank: 1

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The United Kingdom

Services export (2011): $280 billion

Global rank: 2

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Germany

Services export (2011): $250 billion

Global rank: 3

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China

Services export (2011): $190 billion

Global rank: 4

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France

Services export (2011): $170 billion

Global rank: 5

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India

Services export (2011): $160 billion

Global rank: 6

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Japan

Services export (2011): $155 billion

Global rank: 7

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Spain

Services export (2011): $155 billion

Global rank: 8

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The Netherlands

Services export (2011): $150 billion

Global rank: 9

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Singapore

Services export (2011): $145 billion

Global rank: 10

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Hong Kong

Services export (2011): $140 billion

Global rank: 11

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Ireland

Services export (2011): $120 billion

Global rank: 12

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Italy

Services export (2011): $110 billion

Global rank: 13

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China

Merchandise export (2011): $1.9 trillion

Global rank: 1

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The United States

Merchandise export (2011): $1.9 trillion

Global rank: 1

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Germany

Merchandise export (2011): $1.5 trillion

Global rank: 3

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Japan

Merchandise export (2011): $800 billion

Global rank: 4

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The Netherlands

Merchandise export (2011): $700 billion

Global rank: 5

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France

Merchandise export (2011): $600 billion

Global rank: 6

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The United Kingdom

Merchandise export (2011): $500 billion

Global rank: 7

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Hong Kong

Merchandise export (2011): $500 billion

Global rank: 7

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Italy

Merchandise export (2011): $500 billion

Global rank: 7

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Singapore

Merchandise export (2011): $400 billion

Global rank: 10

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Spain

Merchandise export (2011): $300 billion

Global rank: 11

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India

Merchandise export (2011): $300 billion

Global rank: 11

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Ireland

Merchandise export (2011): $100 billion

Global rank: 13


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