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

China’s Top 10 Exports

In 2018, China’s most valuable exported products were phone system devices including smartphones, computers including optical readers, integrated circuits or microassemblies, computer parts or accessories, processed petroleum oils, automobile parts or accessories, TV receivers, monitors and projectors, lamps and lighting including illuminated signs, solar power diodes or semi-conductors then miscellaneous furniture. For more details on […]

US Crude Oil Imports by Supplier Countries

During 2018, the United States of America imported US$162.8 billion worth of crude petroleum oil from a total 44 countries. America’s cost for all imported crude oil purchases fell -35.7% since 2014 but rose 16.9% increase from 2017 to 2018. Among top trade partners, Canada furnished about two-fifths (39.5%) of America’s imported crude oil while […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Exports

In 2018, Mexico’s most valuable exported products were cars, automobile parts or accessories, computers including optical readers, crude oil, trucks, phone system devices including smartphones, TV receivers, monitors and projectors, insulated wire or cable, tractors then electro-medical equipment (e.g. xrays). For more details on the 200 highest value exports, see the searchable data table near […]

Sugar Exports by Country

Sugar exports by country during 2018 totaled an estimated US$22.5 billion, down by an average -17.1% for all sugar shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014 when sugar shipments were valued at $27.1 billion. Year over year, the value of globally exported sugar fell by -24.5% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Latin America […]

Canada’s Top 10 Exports

In 2018, Canada’s most valuable exported products were cars, gold, processed petroleum oils, automobile parts or accessories, petroleum gases, sawn wood, medication mixes in dosage, turbo-jets, aircraft and spacecraft then raw aluminum. For more details on the 200 highest value exports, see the searchable data table near the bottom of this article. Nicknamed the Great […]

Crude Oil Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported crude oil totaled US$1.182 trillion in 2018 reflecting robust demand from 129 countries. Overall, the dollar value of crude oil imports for all importing countries fell by -22.9% since 2014 when crude oil purchases were valued at $1.532 trillion. Year over year, imported crude oil expanded in value by 31.7% from […]

United Kingdom’s Top 10 Exports

In 2018, Britain’s most valuable exported products were cars, gold, turbo-jets, crude oil, medication mixes in dosage, aircraft parts, processed petroleum oils, blood fractions including antisera, alcoholic beverages then automobile parts or accessories. For more details on the 200 highest value exports, see the searchable data table near the bottom of this article. Technically named […]

Crude Oil Exports by Country

Amounting to 5.9% of the worldwide value of all export products, global crude oil shipments totaled an estimated US$1.133 trillion for 2018. That dollar figure reflects a -19.2% decline since 2014 but a 34.1% increase from 2017 to 2018. Crude oil was the world’s number one export product in 2018, outpacing exports of refined petroleum […]