Archives for September 2016

Big Export Sales for Frozen Shrimps

Testifying to its reputation as a delectable and popular seafood, global exports of shrimps totaled US$16.6 billion in 2015 up by an average 14.8% for all international shrimp sellers over the four-year period starting in 2012. However, those metrics do not tell the full story about worldwide shrimp shipments. Exports of fresh, salted or smoked […]

Fastest-Growing African Export Countries

After analyzing 2015 export data, we found 3 African countries that more than doubled their export sales from 2011 to 2015: British Indian Ocean Territories (up 115%), Sierra Leone (up 104%) and Cameroon (up 102.7%). Overall, the average decline in the total value of shipments out of Africa was -40.2% over the 5-year period. There […]

Ireland’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Ireland’s 10 largest export companies operate in the pharmaceuticals industry. Two Irish computer industry players also rank among the European country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Irish exports declined by -3% from US$127 billion in 2011 to $123.2 billion during 2015. In […]

US Imported Mobile Phone Purchases

American importers bought US$53.1 billion worth of mobile phones from foreign suppliers in 2015. Overall, the value of US mobile phone imports were up by an average 23.7% for all exporting countries since 2011 when mobile phone shipments were valued at $42.9 billion. The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for mobile phones is 851712. […]