The Gava Group Headquarters | Milan, Italy

Europe Trade Lane

It’s where it all began. Founded in Milan in 1979 the Gava Group has expanded in five continents, but Europe remains our bread and butter. 

40+ years of experience in the local markets, we manage air, sea and land transport services from and to all major European cities.

The international trade lane between Europe and the United States is a significant corridor for global commerce.

The two regions have a long history of trade and economic ties, and the flow of goods and services between them continues to be robust.

The main ports of entry for trade between Europe and the US are New York/New Jersey, Los Angeles/Long Beach and Savannah.

The primary commodities traded between the two regions include automobiles, machinery, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods.

Additionally, the United States and the European Union have a strong trade relationship under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and also have a trade agreement called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

This agreement aims to increase trade and investment between the regions, and to create jobs and economic growth.

The commerce between the United States and Europe is a two-way street, with both regions exporting and importing goods and services to and from each other.

The United States exports a wide range of products to Europe, including:

  • Automobiles and automotive parts
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical equipment
  • Chemicals and plastics
  • Agricultural products such as soybeans and corn
  • Consumer goods such as electronics and clothing

On the other hand, Europe exports a variety of goods to the United States, such as:

  • Cars and automotive parts
  • Pharmaceuticals and chemicals
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Consumer goods such as clothing and food
  • Agricultural products such as wine and cheese

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the United States exported $292.5 billion worth of goods to European Union countries in 2020, and imported $443.1 billion worth of goods from the EU.

The top exports from the US to the EU were aircraft, refined petroleum, cars, medicaments and medicaments mixtures, and medicaments containing antibiotics.

The main imports from the EU were cars, refined petroleum, medicaments and medicaments mixtures, medicaments containing antibiotics, and aircraft.

The European Union is the largest trading partner of the United States, and the United States is the EU's second-largest trading partner.

The US-EU trade relationship is the largest and most complex in the world, and it supports millions of jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.

It's worth noting that the data is subject to change and also the figures shared are based on the data cut off of 2021, it's advisable to check with the official government sources for the most recent data.

Our Services:


  • Air Freight consolidations and direct consignments

  • Sea Freight FCL and LCL

  • Land transport

  • Dangerous Cargo /Temperature Controlled Shipments

  • Warehousing / Xray service / Inspections

  • Crating / labeling / Inventory control

  • Marine Insurance

  • Customs Clearance





Italy Germany Switzerland France
Spain Portugal Belgium United Kingdom
Austria Hungary Nederland Czech Republic
Poland Slovakia Romania Bulgaria
Serbia Croatia Albania Greece
Turkey Bosnia Denmark Sweden
Norway Finland Ireland Russia (suspended)


Fashion Sporting Goods Automotive Health and Beauty
Machinery Houseware Textiles Consumer Goods
Furniture Retail Raw Materials Footwear