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Getting to know the Europe

Europe has 731 million inhabitants and a GDP of US$ 19.2 trillion (data from 2010) , which represents 33% of the world’s GDP.

Five out of the ten largest economies in the world are in Europe: France, Germany, Italy, Russia and the United Kingdom.

Country

Capital

Population (2010)

Language

Main Imports (US$ in 2009)

Main Exports (US$ in 2009)

Austria

Wien

8.470.929

German

(US$136 billion)

Machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, metallic goods, petroleum and petroleum products, foodstuffs

(US$ 129 billion)

Machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, paper, metal goods, chemicals, iron and steel, textile and foodstuffs

Belgium

Brussels

10.574.595

French and Dutch

(US$253.1 billion)

Raw material, machinery and equipment, chemicals, rough diamond, pharmaceutical products, foodstuffs, transportation equipment and oil products

(US$ 254.3 billion)

Machinery and equipment, lapidated Diamonds, metals, foodstuffs and oil products

Denmark

Copenhagen

5.568.854

Danish

(US$84.7 billion)

Machinery and equipment, raw material and semi-manufactured industry goods, chemicals, grains, foodstuffs and consumer goods

(US$91.5 billion)

Machinery and instruments, meat and products, dairy products, fish, pharmaceutical products, clothing, furniture, windmills, Christmas trees, salt

Finland

Helsinki

5.357.537

Finnish

(US$ 69.11 billion)

Foodstuffs, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, transportation equipment, iron and steel, machinery, fabric and grains

(US$ 73.53 billion)

Electrical and optical equipment, machinery, transportation equipment, paper and pulp, chemicals, metals and wood

France

Paris

65.447.374

French

(US$ 577.7 billion)

Machinery and equipment, vehicles, oil, aircraft, plastics and chemicals

(US$ 508.7 billion)

Machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastic, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverage and electronics

Germany

Berlin

81.757.600

German

(US$ 1.44 trillion)

Machinery and equipment, chemicals, foodstuffs, textile and metals

(US$1.62 trillion)

Machinery, vehicles, chemicals, metal and manufactured products, foodstuffs and textile

Greece

Athens

11.245.343

Greek

(US$ 44.9 billion)

Machinery, transportation equipment, fuel and chemicals

(US$ 21.14 billion)

Foodstuffs and beverages, manufactured goods, petroleum products, chemicals and textile

Ireland

Dublin

4.434.925

English and Irish

(US$ 63.12 billion)

Data processing equipment , other equipment and machinery, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textile and clothing

(US$ 108.6 billion)

Machinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, livestock and products

Italy

Rome

60.418.711

Italian

(US$ 459.7 billion)

Engineering products, chemicals, transportation equipment, energy products, minerals and non-ferrous metals, textile and clothing, foodstuffs and beverage, tobacco

(US$ 458.4 billion)

Engineering products, textile and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transportation equipment, foodstuffs and beverage, tobacco, chemicals, minerals and non-ferrous metals

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

472.569

French, German and Luxembourgish

(US$ 18.69 billion)

Mineral, metals, foodstuffs and consumer goods

(US$ 14.05 billion)

Machinery and equipment, steel products, chemicals, rubber and glass products

Netherlands

Amsterdam

16.518.199

Dutch

(US$ 358.9 billion)

Machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuel, foodstuffs and clothing

(US$ 397.6 billion)

Machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuel and foodstuffs

Norway

Oslo

4.930.116

Norwegian

(US$ 64.5 billion)

Machinery and equipment, chemicals, metals and foodstuffs

(US$ 122 billion)

Petroleum and petroleum products, machinery and equipment, chemicals, metals, ships and fish

Poland

Warsaw

38.192.000

Polish

(US$ 167.4 billion)

Machinery and equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, mineral fuel, lubricants and related products

(US$ 160.1 billion)

Machinery and transportation equipment, manufactured goods, foodstuffs and animals, chemicals

Portugal

Lisbon

11.317.995

Portuguese

(US$ 68.22 billion)

Agricultural products, foodstuffs, oil, plastics, animal skin and leather, wood, paper and pulp, textile, clothing, footwear, minerals, metals, computers and parts, domestic consumer goods, vehicles

(US$ 46.27 billion)

Agricultural products, foodstuffs, oil, chemicals, plastic, Wood, footwear, clothing, paper and pulp, vehicles

Russia

Moscow

141.927.297

Russian

(US$ 237.2 billion)

Machinery, vehicles, pharmaceutical products, semi-finished metal products, fruits, meat, iron and steel, optical and medical instruments

(US$ 376.7 billion)

Petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, metals, wood and products, chemicals and civilian and military goods

Spain

Madrid

46.030.109

Spanish

(US$ 381.7 billion)

Fuel, chemicals, semi-manufactured goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods, medical and measurement equipment

(US$351.3 billion)

Machinery, motor vehicles, naval products, foodstuffs, medicines and other consumer goods

Sweden

Stockholm

9.360.113

Swedish

(US$ 121.1 billion)

Machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs, clothing

(US$ 132.8 billion)

Machinery, motor vehicles, paper, steel and iron products, chemicals

Switzerland

Bern

7.785.000

German, French and Italian

(US$ 157.9 billion)

Machinery, chemicals, vehicles, metals, agricultural products, textile

(US$ 173.2 billion)

Machinery, chemicals, metals, watches and agricultural products

United Kingdom

London

62.041.708

English

(US$ 546.5 billion)

Manufactured goods, machinery, fuel and foodstuffs

(US$ 405.6 billion)

Manufactured goods, fuel, chemicals, foodstuffs, beverage and tobacco

Fontes: World Bank (http://data.worldbank.org) e Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org)

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