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

Somalia’s Top 10 Exports

Located on the continent’s northeast extremity known as the Horn of Africa, the Federal Republic of Somalia shipped an estimated US$339.9 million worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -47.2% decrease since 2014 and a -14% drop from 2017 to 2018. The latest available country-specific data shows that 94.1% […]

US Exported & Imported Cars by State

Based on United States Census Bureau’s foreign trade statistics, the 21 leading American states in terms of exported cars were responsible for US$46.4 billion worth of automobile exports in 2017. That dollar amount contrasts with the $167 billion in cars purchased from international sources by America’s top 20 import states, resulting in a -$120.6 billion […]

Haiti’s Top 10 Exports

The Republic of Haiti shipped an estimated US$1.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 855.9% increase since 2014 and up by -605% from 2017 to 2018. Haiti occupies the western three-eighths of Hispaniola located on the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, sharing the remaining area […]

Top Gravel Exporters by Country

Gravel exports by country totaled US$2.9 billion in 2018, down by -3.8% for all gravel shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported gravel increased by 4% from 2017 to 2018. A loose aggregation of rock fragments, gravel is a key ingredient for surfacing roadways particularly for roads […]

Seychelles Top 10 Exports

An archipelago consisting of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean off Africa’s eastern coast, the Republic of Seychelles shipped US$864.3 million worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 56.8% increase from 2017 to 2018 and a 45.4% gain since 2014. The latest available country-specific data shows that 89.4% […]

Grapes Exports by Country

International sales for fresh grapes exports by country totaled to US$8.8 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of exported grapes rose by an average 8.9% for all exporting countries since 2014 when international shipments of fresh grapes were valued at $8.1 billion. The value of globally exported grapes appreciated by 2.3% from 2017 to 2018. […]

Botswana’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in southern Africa, Botswana shipped US$6.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -17% decrease since 2014 but an 11.4% uptick from 2017 to 2018. The latest available country-specific data shows that 96.1% of products exported from Botswana were bought by importers in: Belgium (20.8% […]

Chocolate Exporters by Country

Global sales from chocolate exports by country totaled US$28.6 billion in 2018. Overall the value of chocolate exports rose by an average 2.1% for all exporting countries since 2014 when chocolate shipments were valued at $28 billion. Year over year, the value of exported chocolate increased by 2.7% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, European […]