Archives for October 2017

Jamaica’s Top 10 Exports

An island country in the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica shipped US$1.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -8.7% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and down by -4.8% from 2015 to 2016. Jamaica’s top 10 exports accounted for 82.3% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on […]

Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa were worth US$327.7 billion in 2016 down by -50.4% since 2012. Year over year, African sales of exported products retreated -15.4% from 2015 to 2016. Africa’s exports represent an estimated 2.1% of total world exports which were an estimated $15.862 trillion during 2016. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Top Oceanian Export Countries

You’re forgiven if you know little about Oceania, a geographic region comprised of many islands sprinkled on the Pacific Ocean. Some people assume that Oceania is limited to Australia and New Zealand, two nations that are top of mind when they search for product suppliers globally. Exports from Oceania were worth about US$235.5 billion in […]

Tonga’s Top 10 Exports

A group of 36 inhabited islands in the South Pacific, the Kingdom of Tonga shipped US$14.7 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -5.4% drop since 2012 but a 20.9% gain from 2015 to 2016. Tonga’s top 10 exports accounted for 89.5% of the overall value of its […]

Pumpkin Exports by Country

Among the world’s exported squash and gourds, none is more prominent than the pumpkin particularly around October 31 each Halloween. Pumpkin exports by country totaled US$1.2 billion in 2016, up by 44.4% for all pumpkin shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. However, the value of global pumpkin exports dipped -1.9% from 2015 to […]

Belarus Top 10 Exports

Belarus shipped US$23.4 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 9.9% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -12.2% from 2015 to 2016. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, exported goods plus services from Belarus represent 65% of total Belarusian economic output or […]