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,

France’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed “The Hexagon” (l’Hexagone en français) because of the country’s roughly six-sided shape, France is strategically located on the European continent. It borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east, Andorra to the South and Spain to the west. England is almost due north across the English Channel from France. France shipped US$488.8 […]

Top Soft Drinks Exporters by Country

An ever-expanding myriad of flavors are quenching the thirst of soft drink enthusiasts around the globe. Consumer tastes now range from bubble gum or plum to curry or teriyaki carbonated drinks. Sales of exported soft drinks by country totaled US$10.4 billion in 2015, up by an average 26.8% for all soft drinks exporters over the […]

Vietnam’s Top 10 Exports

Vietnam shipped US$210.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 269.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 30.1% from 2015 to 2016. Vietnam’s top 10 exports accounted for almost three-quarters (74.1%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

Singapore’s Top 10 Exports

Singapore shipped US$329.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 22.3% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -4.8% from 2015 to 2016. Singapore’s top 10 exports represent 82.4% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic […]

United States Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three computer industry titans, two mammoth petroleum conglomerates and two gigantic automotive brands dominate the list of United States top 10 major export companies. Our rankings were determined based on company asset value as of May 2016. Also placing on the list were global businesses that produce pharmaceuticals, medical supplies as well as household supplies […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Imports

Saudi Arabia imported US$129.8 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 40.4% since 2009 but down by -20.8% from 2015 to 2016. Saudi Arabia’s top 10 imports accounted for 56.7% of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Saudi imports represent 0.8% of total global imports which […]

Highest Value Vietnamese Import Products

Mobile phones, computers and electrical machinery were among the 20 highest value Vietnamese import products in 2016. The most valuable Vietnamese imports also include lobsters and frozen beef as well as trucks and automobile parts. Processed petroleum appear among Vietnam’s 20 highest value imports. The following list shows on which product categories Vietnamese importers spent […]

Singapore’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Fine Country, the Republic of Singapore is a Southeast Asian island strategically located near China, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. Singapore shipped US$329.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 2% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for 2016. From a continental perspective, 74.5% of Singaporean […]