Archives for August 2016

Australia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Australia’s 10 largest export companies operate in the diversified metals and mining industry. A trio of Australian oil and gas industry players also rank among the island country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Australian exports declined by -28.8% from US$268.3 billion in […]

Singapore’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Singapore’s 10 largest export companies operate in the food processing industry. Other major export companies based in the Asian country represent a diverse range of businesses, spanning electronics to telecommunications to aerospace products. To give some global trade perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Singapore exports declined by -15.3% from […]

Fastest-Growing Thai Export Products

Three of Thailand’s 15 fastest-growing export product categories posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the percentage change for all Thai exports was a -7.8% decline over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better for looking at high trends as […]

Fastest-Growing American Export Products

Not one of the fastest-growing American export products posted a triple digit gain from 2011 to 2015. In fact, just 56 out of a total 97 Harmonized Tariff System categories showed any improvement at all over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is […]

Fastest-Growing UK Export Products

Only one of the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing export product categories posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015, namely arms and ammunition. Overall, UK exports increased in value by -9.9% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better for looking at trends […]

Fastest-Growing Japanese Export Products

Only two of the fastest-growing Japanese export products posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015, exported meat followed by umbrellas and walking sticks. Overall, Japanese exports averaged a -24.1% decline over the 5-year timeframe. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better for looking at […]

Fastest-Growing South African Export Products

Only two of the 10 fastest-growing South African export product categories posted at least a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015, led by vegetable plaiting materials. Overall, South African exports fell in value by -35.5% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is […]

China’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

After analyzing 2015 data for the 100 countries responsible for consuming the greatest dollar value in Chinese imports, we found 13 countries that boosted their imports by triple digits since 2011. Three of these 15 import-leading nations are in Asia, logical trade partners since they share share the same continental neighborhood. Still, nine countries from […]