The US remained the EU's largest trading partner for both goods and services at the end of the first half of 2011. However, there has been a steady decline in the share of the US in total EU 27 trade in goods over the last decade. While in 2000, the US accounted for 28% of total EU27 exports and 21% of imports, by 2010 these shares had fallen to 18% and 11% respectively.

On the occasion of the EU-US Summit, which will take place on 28 November in Washington, Eurostat, the statistical ...

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