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

Uranium Exports by Country

Uranium is a silvery-white metal that is weakly radioactive with unique nuclear properties. Uranium’s major uses are as high-density penetrators in the military sector and as a fuel for nuclear power plants in the civilian sphere. There are three major subcategories of uranium. The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 284410 for natural uranium […]

Top Russian Trade Balances

Crude or refined petroleum oils and coal were major factors behind Russia’s highest trade surpluses by product. Netherlands and Turkey placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Russia won the highest positive trade balances. Russia’s overall trade surplus incorporating all products and countries equaled US$130.1 billion in 2017, down -22.6% from the […]

Top Pasta Exporters by Country

Pasta exports by country totaled US$9.21 billion in 2017, up by 0.4% for all pasta shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013. Globally, the value of exported pasta increased by 5.8% from 2016 to 2017. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported pasta during 2017 with shipments valued at […]

Italy’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed The Boot based on the country’s geographic shape, the Italian Republic is in Southern Europe sharing borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia to the north. Italy shipped US$506.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 3.2% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier […]

International Markets for Imported Oranges by Country

Global purchases of imported oranges totaled US$5.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of oranges imports increased by 1.8% for all importing countries since 2013 when international purchases of oranges were valued at $5.6 billion. Year over year, imported oranges appreciated by 9.2% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, European countries represent the […]

Japan’s Top 10 Exports

Japan shipped US$698.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, up by 8.3% since 2016 but down by -2.4% from 2013 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Japan’s exported goods and services represent 17.8% of total Japanese economic output or Gross Domestic Product. The analysis below focuses […]

Tobacco Cigarettes Imports by Country

International purchases of imported tobacco cigarettes totaled US$22.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of tobacco cigarettes imports fell by -12.6% for all importing countries since 2013 when international purchases of tobacco cigarettes were valued at $26 billion. Year over year, imported tobacco cigarettes depreciated by -0.8%. From a continental perspective, Asian countries accounted for […]

Automotive Parts Imports by Country

International purchases of imported automotive parts totaled US$386.9 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of auto parts imports rose by 7.6% for all importing countries since 2013 when international purchases of auto parts were valued at $359.8 billion. Year over year, imported automotive parts appreciated by 7.9% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, […]