Archives for September 2016

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 […]

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. […]