Jordan’s Top 10 Exports

An Arab kingdom in Western Asia located on the East Bank of the Jordan River, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan shipped US$7.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -4.7% drop since 2012 and a -4.1% decline from 2015 to 2016. Jordan’s top 10 exports accounted for over […]

Top Central American Export Countries

Exports from Central America were worth about US$55.2 billion in 2014, a 44.4% gain since 2010. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, the total Gross Domestic Product for all Central American countries amounted to roughly $388.9 billion in 2014. Therefore, exports accounted for about 14.2% of Central America’s total […]

Top 10 Exports from Mauritius

An island country in the Indian Ocean near Africa’s southeastern coastline, the Republic of Mauritius shipped US$2.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -2.8% drop since 2012 and a -11.6% year-over-year retreat from 2015 to 2016. Mauritius’ top 10 exports accounted for over two-thirds (76.3%) of the […]

Top Cucumbers Exporting Countries

Cucumbers play an important support role as crunchy ingredients for many food dishes, from garden salads to sweet pickles. Global sales from cucumbers exports by country amounted to US$2.3 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of cucumbers exports were up by an average 9% for all exporting countries since 2012 when cucumbers shipments were valued […]

Top Indian Trade Balances

Crude oil, gold and smartphones were major factors behind India’s highest trade deficits by product. China and Switzerland placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which India experienced the highest negative trade balances. India’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$95.7 billion in 2016, up by 6.7% from -$89.6 billion for 2009. […]

Portugal’s Top 10 Exports

Portugal shipped US$55.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 25.8% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 0.6% from 2015 to 2016. Portugal’s top 10 exports accounted for 55.4% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Burkina Faso’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked country in northwest Africa, Burkina Faso shipped US$2.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 213.9% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a 15.8% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Burkina Faso’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated, accounting for 96% of the […]

Top South African Trading Partners

Formerly called Zuid-Afrika, South Africa continues to battle international trade constraints presented by its geographic location particularly in relation to top South African trading partners. Overall, South Africa shipped US$74.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents less than one half of one percent of total global exports estimated at […]