trade surplus in 2022
US, China, Japan and Mexico
are the main European medical device trade partners
Europe has a positive medical devices trade balance of 5,2 billion EUR in 2022 vs 4,8 billion EUR in 20211. The main European medical device trade partners remain the same as in previous years: the US, China, Japan and Mexico.
The medical devices trade balance of individual countries varies across Europe. Similarly to 2021, in 2022 the international trade balance indicator, including European intra-community trade, is highest in Germany, Ireland, Netherlands and Switzerland.