EUROPE IS WORLD’S BIGGEST WATER IMPORTER
Trillions of gallons of virtual water are required for products that are traded between countries, bringing amazing disparities.
- Despite its water challenges, Africa exports 25 trillion US gallons to Europe, far more than it imports.
- Italy’s imports exceed exports by 13 trillion gallons, Europe’s largest trade deficit.
- The United States is a major net exporter, including 29 trillion gallons to Asia.
- Russia is so vast, it exports and imports relatively small amounts.