About Daniel Workman

Daniel Workman is the founder of World’s Top Exports (WTEx).
He graduated with top marks in attaining a Business Systems Analysis and Design degree from Ryerson University. Daniel also earned a more practical advanced International trade certificate from George Brown College.
 
Daniel has immersed himself in export research since 2006, when he independently
developed the fledgling international trade topic for an online magazine. Within two years, his articles went from drawing 200 monthly page views to over 12,000 unique visits per day.
 
Daniel also writes research pieces on request from his global audience, delving into
subjects ranging from Asian inkjet sales for a print magazine in mainland China to an analysis on the world’s richest countries for an Australian educational publication.
 
Daniel’s true passion is analyzing and synthesizing export data, and presenting that
information in plain language for a global audience
  
Quotable Quotes: “Just as sales reflect the vital signs of the largest multinational
corporation, exports represent the life blood of the global economy.” Daniel Workman,
WTEx

Philippines Top 10 Exports

Philippines shipped US$56.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 46.5% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -4% from 2015 to 2016. Philippines top 10 exports accounted for 80.1% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Chocolate Exporters by Country

Global sales from chocolate exports by country amounted to US$26.4 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of chocolate exports were up by an average 10.6% for all exporting countries since 2012 when chocolate shipments were valued at $23.9 billion. Year over year, the value of exported chocolate increased by 2.8% from 2012 to 2016. Among […]

United Kingdom’s Top 10 Exports

United Kingdom shipped US$408.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 13.7% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -12.3% from 2015 to 2016. United Kingdom’s top 10 exports accounted for more than two-thirds (69.8%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from […]

Gold Exports by Country

Global sales from gold exports by country in 2016 amounted to US$324.6 billion. Overall, the value of gold exports were down by an average -15.4% for all exporting countries since 2012 when gold shipments were valued at $383.5 billion. However, the value of global gold exports appreciated by 5.8% from 2015 to 20165. Among continents, […]

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Food products including soya beans, sugar, chicken and frozen beef were major factors behind Brazil’s highest trade surpluses by product. Netherlands and China placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Brazil experienced the highest positive trade balances. Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$47.7 billion in 2016, up by 88.1% […]

Leather Shoes Exports by Country

Global sales from leather shoes exports by country in 2016 amounted to US$50.5 billion. That amount represents a -1.1% decline in value from leather footwear exported in 2012 when international sales equaled $51 billion. Year over year, leather shoes exports depreciated by -3.5% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, Asian countries accounted for the highest […]

Japan’s Top Trading Partners

Known as the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan is a major economic and political power in Asia. Yet the United States represents the country’s number one trading partner in terms of Japanese export sales. The world’s fourth-largest exporter, Japan shipped US$645.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly […]

Cotton Exports by Country

Global sales from cotton exports by country amounted to US$51.2 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of cotton exports were down by an average -24.5% for all exporting countries since 2012 when cotton shipments were valued at $67.8 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments fell in value by -9.2% from 2015 to 2016. The two-digit […]