Archives for August 2017

Sierra Leone’s Top 10 Exports

A West African nation that shares its southwestern coastline with the Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Sierra Leone shipped US$465.6 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 66.7% gain since 2014 and a 399.3% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Sierra Leone’s top 10 exports accounted for 98.2% […]

Togo’s Top 10 Exports

A West African nation located between Ghana and Benin on Africa’s mid-western coast, Togo shipped US$714.9 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -25.6% drop since 2012 but a 0.7% gain from 2015 to 2016. Togo’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (74.5%) of the overall value […]

Top 10 Exports from the Maldives

A South Asian island country in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives shipped US$139.6 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -13.9% drop since 2012 and a -3.2% year-over-year decline from 2015 to 2016. The Maldives’ top 10 exports accounted for 99.985% of the overall value […]

Somalia’s Top 10 Exports

Located on the continent’s northeast extremity known as the Horn of Africa, the Federal Republic of Somalia shipped US$568.1 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 12.5% gain since 2012 but -17.6% decline from 2015 to 2016. Somalia’s top 10 exports accounted for 98.7% of the overall […]

Aruba’s Top 10 Exports

A constituent country belonging to the Netherlands and located in the southern Caribbean Sea north of Venezuela, Aruba shipped US$95 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -45.1% drop from $173.1 million in 2012 but a 19% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Aruba’s top 10 exports accounted […]

Top 10 Exports from Mauritius

An island country in the Indian Ocean near Africa’s southeastern coastline, the Republic of Mauritius shipped US$2.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -2.8% drop since 2012 and a -11.6% year-over-year retreat from 2015 to 2016. Mauritius’ top 10 exports accounted for over two-thirds (76.3%) of the […]

Burkina Faso’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked country in northwest Africa, Burkina Faso shipped US$2.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 213.9% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a 15.8% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Burkina Faso’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated, accounting for 96% of the […]

Hearing Aids Importers by Country

Global purchases of imported hearing aids totaled US$3.9 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of hearing aids imports for all importing countries rose by an average 10.9% since 2012 when hearing aids purchases were valued at $3.5 billion. From 2014 to 2015, hearing aids appreciated by 5%. From a continental perspective, European buyers accounted for […]