In international terms the European pump industry dominates with production exceeding that of the USA and Japan combined.
European Pump Production Compared to Japan, USA 2009 (in € billions)
Source: VDMA Fachgemeinschaft fuer Pumpen
In 2010 Europe maintained a healthy, positive balance of trade with the USA and strengthened considerably its exports to Japan.
Production and Foreign Trade in Liquid Pumps EU-USA-Japan 2010 (2009) (in € billions) Source: VDMA Fachgemeinschaft fuer Pumpen