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 […]

Spain’s Top 10 Exports

The Kingdom of Spain shipped US$345.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 8.3% gain since 2014 and an 8% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Spain is located on western Europe’s Iberian Peninsula and bordered by Portugal to its northwest, France and Andorra to its northeast and whose […]

Top Mexican Trade Balances

Overall, Mexico posted a -$13.4 billion trade deficit in 2018 when all exported and imported products are included in the calculation. That dollar amount in red ink is roughly 8 times higher than the -$1.5 billion in Mexico’s red ink from international trade 7 years earlier in 2011. Year over year, Mexico’s -$13.4 billion trade […]

Netherlands Top 10 Exports

A small but mighty player in international trade, Netherlands shipped US$722.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 26.5% increase since 2014 and a 42.8% gain from 2017 to 2018 for the economically powerful European Union member. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Netherlands’ […]