Archives for September 2017

Afghanistan’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in south-central Asia, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan shipped US$421.1 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 4.4% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in, but a -26.3% decline from 2015 to 2016. Afghanistan’s top 10 exports accounted for 89.2% of the […]

Palm Oil Exports by Country

The demand for palm oil (used in food, cosmetics and as bio-fuel) remains relatively strong, and Indonesia remains as the market leader. Global sales from palm oil exports by country totaled US$27.8 billion in 2016. Yet in recent years, there have been speed bumps for international palm oil sales. The value of palm oil exports […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Exports

Saudi Arabia shipped US$207.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 8.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 3% from 2015 to 2016. Saudi Arabia’s top 10 exports are concentrated, accounting for 94.1% of the overall value of Saudi’s global shipments. Based on statistics from the […]

Flower Bouquet Exports by Country

Global sales from flower bouquet exports by country amounted to US$7.7 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of flower bouquet exports were down by an average -7.3% for all exporting countries since 2012 when flower bouquet shipments were valued at $8.3 billion. Year over year, the value of global flower bouquet exports depreciated by -4.6% […]

Leather Shoes Exports by Country

Global sales from leather shoes exports by country in 2016 amounted to US$50.5 billion. That amount represents a -1.1% decline in value from leather footwear exported in 2012 when international sales equaled $51 billion. Year over year, leather shoes exports depreciated by -3.5% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, Asian countries accounted for the highest […]

Sri Lanka’s Top 10 Exports

Sri Lanka is an Asian island in the Indian Ocean, located immediately off the southeastern coast of India. Sri Lanka shipped US$10.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 12.6% gain from $9.4 billion worth of shipments during 2012. From 2015 to 2016, Sri Lankan exports increased […]

Cement Exports by Country

Global sales from cement exports by country amounted to US$9.1 billion in 2016. An essential construction material, cement is typically sold in the form of grey or white powder or “clinker” lumps and modules fused together with limestone and alumino-silicates like clay. By category, Portland cement accounted for 69.4% of exported global cement supplies. That […]

Chad’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked Central African nation, the Republic of Chad shipped US$1.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -54.4% slide since 2012 and a -37.2% decline from 2015 to 2016. Chad’s top 10 exports accounted for 99.7% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on […]