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 Research Analyst

Sweden’s Top 10 Exports

A Scandinavian nation in Northern Europe surrounded by Norway to its west, Finland to its east and connected to Denmark via a tunnel that connects its southwest to Denmark, the Kingdom of Sweden shipped US$166 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 0.8% increase since 2014 and an […]

Truck Exports by Country

International sales in 2017 from truck exports by country totaled US$130.3 billion in 2017. That dollar value reflects a 5.7% increase since 2013 and a 10.1% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Trucks represent an essential means of transportation for people but are also a critical ingredient for the flow of international trade goods around the […]

Belgium’s Top Trading Partners

A founding member of the European Union, the Kingdom of Belgium borders the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France. Belgium also lies across the English Channel from the United Kingdom. Belgium shipped US$466.7 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents roughly 2.7% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

In 2018, roughly a third of American exports (33.9%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United States shipped US$1.664 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents an estimated 9.5% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion based on 2017 statistics that include all […]

Sugar Exports by Country

Sugar exports by country during 2017 totaled US$27.6 billion, down by an average -14.3% for all sugar shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013 when sugar shipments were valued at $32.2 billion. Year over year, the value of global sugar exports appreciated by 1.8% from 2016 to 2017. Among continents, Latin America (excluding Mexico) […]

Belarus Top 10 Exports

Europe’s largest landlocked country, the Republic of Belarus shipped US$33.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -7.3% decline since 2014 but a 14.3% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Belarus’s exported goods plus services represent 67% of total […]

Italy’s Top 10 Exports

Formally the Italian Republic, Italy shipped US$546.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 3.2% improvement since 2014 and an 8.7% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Italy’s exported goods plus services represent 31.4% of total Italian economic output […]

Top Chinese Trade Balances

Mobile phones and computers represent major factors behind China’s highest trade surpluses by product, while the United States and Hong Kong placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which the People’s Republic posted the highest positive balances. China’s total trade balance for all products equaled a positive US$359.2 billion in 2018, more than […]