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 […]

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 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 […]

Top Human Hair Exporters by Country

Raw human hair has significant commercial value. In some countries, criminals have made hair-theft muggings a recurrent problem. Natural human hair is also a coveted commodity in international trade, processed by businesses into hair extensions and wigs. Globally, exported human hair (excluding hair extensions and wigs) totaled US$87.4 million in 2016. That dollar amount represents […]

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 […]

Jordan’s Top 10 Exports

An Arab kingdom in Western Asia located on the East Bank of the Jordan River, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan shipped US$7.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -4.7% drop since 2012 and a -4.1% decline from 2015 to 2016. Jordan’s top 10 exports accounted for over […]