Archives for December 2017

Brazil’s Top 10 Exports

Brazil shipped US$185.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 21.1% since 2009 when effects from the Great Recession kicked in. However, the value of Brazilian exports in 2016 was down year over year by -3.1% from 2015. Brazil’s top 10 exports accounted for 60.4% of the overall value of its […]

Top Wine Importing Countries

Global purchases of imported wine totaled US$32.9 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of wine imports for all importing countries was down by an average -2.3% since 2012 when wine purchases were valued at $33.6 billion. Year over year, worldwide wine imports appreciated by 0.8% from 2015 to 2016. The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff System code […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

US President Donald Trump has called into question the merits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In 2016, more than a third of American exports (34.2%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. Many experts anticipate major changes in US trade relationships around the world including NAFTA partners. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United […]

Oranges Exports by Country

Global sales from oranges exports by country amounted to US$4.6 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of oranges exports were down by an average -0.2% for all exporting countries since 2012 when oranges shipments were valued at $4.7 billion. Year over year, the value of global oranges exports appreciated 3.5% from 2015 to 2016. The […]

China’s Top 10 Exports

China shipped US$2.119 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 76.3% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -7.1% from 2015 to 2016 China’s top 10 exports accounted for about two-thirds (67.6%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

Australia’s Top 10 Exports

Australia shipped US$189.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 23.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -0.8% from 2015 to 2016. Australia’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (75.8%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s […]

Grapes Exports by Country

Global sales from fresh grapes exports by country amounted to US$7.9 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of grapes exports were up by an average 9.4% for all exporting countries since 2012 when grapes shipments were valued at $7.2 billion. Year over year, the value of global grapes exports dipped by a modest -0.6% from […]

Top South American Export Countries

Exports from South America totaled US$440.8 billion in 2016, down in value by a third (-33%) from 2012 when shipments were valued at $657.9 billion. Year over year, South American export products depreciated by -52% from 2015 to 2016. To give some perspective on their importance from a global economic perspective, South American exports represent […]