Archives for November 2017

Top Sculptures Exporters by Country

Sculptures come in all different shapes and sizes including gargantuan statues and life-sized replicas. Sculptures are displayed indoors or outside, and are made from a diverse range of materials such as stone like marble, metals like bronze or silver, wood, clay, glass, sand, wax and ice. Exported sculpture sales in 2016 were worth US$4.8 billion […]

Top Blood Exporters by Country

Overall exports of life-giving human and animal blood totaled US$5.3 billion in 2016, up by 32% for all blood shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of exported blood gained 12% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported blood during […]

Top Live Bees Exporters by Country

Live bees exports by country totaled US$52.3 million in 2016, doubling the dollar amount for all live bees shippers from $26.1 million during 2012. Year over year, the value of exported live bees gained 5.5% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, North American countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported live bees during […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Exports

Zimbabwe shipped US$2.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 24.8% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 4.7% from 2015 to 2016 Zimbabwe’s top 10 exports accounted for 92.4% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Imports

Zimbabwe imported US$5.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 47.8% since 2009 but down by -13.2% from 2015 to 2016. Zimbabwe’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-quarters (73.9%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Zimbabwean imports represent a tiny 0.03% sliver of total […]

Qatar’s Top Trading Partners

Qatar shipped US$78 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 0.5% of overall global exports estimated at $16.329 trillion. From a continental perspective, $63.8 billion or 81.8% of Qatar’s total exports by value in 2015 were delivered to other Asian trade partners. European importers purchased 11.9% of Qatari shipments […]

Ecuador’s Bananas Exports by Country

Blessed with plantations located in the northwestern part of South America, Ecuador is the world’s number one exporter of bananas including plantains. During 2016, Ecuador exported US$2.7 billion worth of bananas delivered to 71 countries worldwide. That dollar amount represents a 31.7% increase since 2012 but a -2.8% downtick from 2015 to 2016. Despite the […]

Top Artificial Joints Exporters by Country

As the massive cohort of baby boomers continues to age, the number of artificial knee, hip, ankle and other joint replacement surgeries is accelerating at a steady pace. Exported artificial joints by country totaled US$9.2 billion in 2016, up by 34.4% for all artificial joints producers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over […]