Overview In 2021, Ireland was the number 25 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 30 in total exports, the number 36 in total imports, the number 5 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 17 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Ireland are Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($36.5B), Packaged Medicaments ($32.8B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($22.4B), Integrated Circuits ($15.3B), and Scented Mixtures ($9.37B), exporting mostly to United States ($59.8B), Germany ($23.3B), United Kingdom ($19.7B), China ($14.2B), and Belgium ($13.6B).
Imports The top imports of Ireland are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($16.5B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($5.03B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($4.95B), Packaged Medicaments ($4.82B), and Integrated Circuits ($3.83B), importing mostly from United Kingdom ($28.4B), United States ($18.6B), France ($12.5B), Germany ($8.68B), and Netherlands ($6.76B).
In 2021, Ireland was the world's biggest importer of Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($16.5B)
Location Ireland borders United Kingdom by land.