Archives for November 2017

Top Sunglasses Exporters by Country

Sunglasses exports by country totaled US$7 billion in 2016, up by 29.8% for all sunglasses shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of exported sunglasses appreciated by 14.4% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported sunglasses during 2016 with shipments […]

North Korea’s Top 10 Exports

Located in East Asia, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea shipped US$2.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 91.7% uptick since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but a -6.6% decline from 2015 to 2016. North Korea’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated accounting for 87.9% […]

Top Imported Fruits Most Loved by Americans

Bananas, avocados and fresh grapes are America’s three most popular imported fruits representing 44.2% of the value of all fruits imported into the United States during 2016. Overall in 2016, US demand amounted to US$13.8 billion worth of imported fruits. That dollar amount equals a 47.1% increase from the value of America’s imported fruits during […]

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 […]

Animal Feeds Exporters by Country

Exports sales of animal feeds totaled US$13.8 billion in 2016. That dollar amount excludes pet dog and cat food, and represents a 1.7% uptick since 2012 and a 3.5% year-over-year gain from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported animal feeds during 2016 with shipments valued at […]

Top Exporters of Wigs, Beards and Eyelashes

Global exports of full wigs made from synthetic textile materials totaled US$461.7 million in 2016, up by 11.4% over the five-year period starting in 2012 but down by -1.3% from 2015 to 2016. Exported synthetic beards, eyelashes and similar items were valued at $766.4 million for 2016, a 37.9% gain compared to 2012 and a […]

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 […]

China’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s largest exporter, China shipped US$2.119 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 13.1% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier in 2015. From a continental perspective, half (49.8%) of China’s total exports by value in 2016 were delivered to other Asian trade partners. […]