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

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$67 billion in 2017, up by 232.5% from a $20.1 billion surplus in 2010. Year over year, the $67 billion in black ink in 2017 represents a robust 40.5% improvement from the $47.7 billion surplus that Brazil generated for 2016. Food products including soya beans, sugar, chicken, […]

Asparagus Exports by Country

Global sales from asparagus exports by country amounted to US$1.3 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of asparagus exports were up by an average 23.6% for all exporting countries since 2012 when asparagus shipments were valued at $1 billion. From 2015 to 2016, the dollar-value improvement for global asparagus exports improved by 12%. North America […]

North Korea’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, North Korea is strategically located on the north part of the Korean Peninsula near its leading trading partners including China to the west and Japan to the east. North Korea shipped US$2.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. North Korea’s Top Trading Partners Below […]

France’s Top 10 Exports

France shipped US$522.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar metric represents a 6.9% increase from 2016 to 2017 but a -7.9% decline over the 5-year period starting in 2013. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, France’s total Gross Domestic Product amounted to $2.826 trillion […]

Candy Sweets Exports by Country

Global sales from candy sweets exports by country amounted to US$9.8 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of candy sweets exports were up by an average 9.7% for all exporting countries since 2012 when candy sweets shipments were valued at $9 billion. Year over year, the global value of exported candy sweets appreciated by 3.1% […]

Highest Value US Export Products

Processed petroleum oils topped the list of highest value US export goods for 2017, followed by cars, automotive parts then electronics-related products. Also selling well on global markets were exported soya beans, gold, diamonds, computer components and trucks. The following list shows which American exports generated the greatest sales dollars in 2017. Unlike most information […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum, soya beans, corn and semi-conductor making machinery are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States. Cars, crude oil and smartphones represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products totaled a -US$862.7 billion deficit for 2017, up […]

Top Fresh Spinach Exports by Country

An iron-rich leafy green vegetable, exports of fresh or chilled spinach totaled US$293.1 million in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 50.6% gain for all spinach shippers over the five-year period starting in 2012. Globally, the value of exported spinach appreciated 5.6% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, North American countries accounted for the highest […]