Netherlands Top 10 Exports

A small but mighty player in international trade, Netherlands shipped US$652.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 14.2% increase since 2013 and a 46.6% uptick from 2016 to 2017 for the powerful European Union member. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Netherlands’ exported […]

Malaysia’s Top 10 Exports

Comprised of two similarly sized land masses in Southeast Asia, namely Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, Malaysia shipped US$217.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -4.6% drop since 2013 but a 15% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, […]

USA-China Key Product Trade Stats 2017

The United States of America incurred a total -US$395.8 billion deficit exchanging exported and imported goods with the People’s Republic of China during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.3% expansion from America’s -$337.4 billion negative trade balance with China five years earlier in 2013. To give some context to the magnitude of China’s product […]

Singapore’s Top 10 Exports

An island country and sovereign city-state in Southeast Asia, the Republic of Singapore shipped US$373.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -9% decline since 2013 but a 13.1% gain from 2016 to 2017. Given Singapore’s population of 5.9 million people, its total $373.3 billion in 2017 exports […]

Nigeria’s Top 10 Exports

A Western African nation surrounded by Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger, the Federal Republic of Nigeria shipped US$44.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -50.3% drop since 2013 but a 35.2% uptick from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, well over a third (37.4%) of Nigerian […]

Turkey’s Top 10 Imports

Turkey imported US$233.8 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -7.1% since 2013 but up by 17.7% from 2016 to 2017. Turkey’s top 10 imports accounted for over two-thirds (70.7%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Turkish imports represent 1.5% of total global imports which […]

Brazil’s Top 10 Exports

The biggest country by population and land area for both South America and Latin America, Brazil shipped an estimated US$217.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.5% gain year over year since 2016, however is still -10% less than the $242 billion in Brazilian exports five years […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum, soya beans, corn and semi-conductor making machinery are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States. Cars, crude oil and smartphones represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products totaled a -US$862.7 billion deficit for 2017, up […]