Alabama’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Heart of Dixie” and “The Cotton State” located in America’s southeastern region, Alabama shipped US$21.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 6.3% uptick from 2016 to 2017 and an 11.6% gain since 2014. Alabama is America’s 21st-biggest exporter by state behind front-runners Texas, California, Washington […]

Electric Cars Imports by Country

International purchases of imported electric cars totaled US$10.6 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 35.6% increase since 2017, and represents 1.4% of all globally imported cars over the same year. From a continental perspective, European countries paid the most for imported electric cars during 2018 with purchases costing $7.2 billion or over three-quarters […]

Electric Cars Exports by Country

Worldwide exports of electricity-powered automobiles were worth a total US$11.5 billion in 2018. That dollar amount represents a tiny 1.5% of the overall $765.8 billion for all subcategories of exported cars, but a 37.7% increase in international sales of electric cars from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, European countries sold the most exported electric cars […]

Norway’s Top 10 Exports

Geographically its closest trading partners are Finland, Russia and Denmark, the Kingdom of Norway shipped US$123 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018, down by -15% since 2014 but up by 20.6% from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Norway’s exported goods plus services represent 35.5% […]

Truck Exports by Country

International sales for truck exports by country totaled US$138.4 billion in 2018 compared to $765.8 billion for exported cars. The dollar value for exported trucks reflects a 10.1% increase since 2014 and a 5.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Trucks represent an essential means of transportation for people but are also a critical ingredient for […]

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 […]

Cement Exports by Country

Global sales from cement exports by country totaled US$10.1 billion in 2018. An essential construction material, cement is typically sold in the form of grey or white powder or “clinker” lumps and modules fused together with limestone and alumino-silicates like clay. By category, Portland cement accounts for about two-thirds of exported global cement supplies. That […]

Germany’s Top 10 Exports

Europe’s most powerful economy, the Federal Republic of Germany shipped US$1.547 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 3.9% improvement since 2014 and a 7.4% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Germany’s exported goods plus services represent 47.3% of […]