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$89.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. Up 20.8% since 2016, that dollar figure represents roughly one half of one percent of all […]

Zambia’s Top 10 Exports

Formerly called Northern Rhodesia until its independence in 1964, the Republic of Zambia exported US$8.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. The landlocked nation in Africa’s southern region experienced a -23.3% drop in the value of its exports since 2013. However, Zambia posted a 26.5% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on […]

Uruguay’s Top 10 Exports

Uruguay shipped US$7.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -15% since 2013 but up by 10.7% from 2016 to 2017. Uruguay’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (75.9%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Uruguay’s total […]

Highest Value US Import Products

Most Valuable US Imports[/caption]Cars, trucks and automotive parts and accessories were among the 20 highest value US import products in 2017. The most valuable US imports also include smartphones, computer hardware and accessories. Petroleum is another area where America’s domestic supply lags demand (albeit at a decreasing rate), which explains why both crude oil as […]

Singapore’s Top 10 Imports

Singapore imported US$327.7 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -12.2% since 2013 but up by 15.8% from 2016 to 2017. Singapore’s top 10 imports accounted for over four-fifths (83.6%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Singaporean imports represent 2% of total global imports which […]

Highest Value South Korean Export Products

Sophisticated electronic circuitry tops the ranking of highest value South Korean export products. The following list shows which South Korean exports generated the most sales revenues during 2017. Unlike most trade information currently available on the web, the items below are detailed at the 4-digit tariff code level. This granularity can help entrepreneurs identify precisely […]

Highest Value US Export Products

Processed petroleum oils topped the list of highest value US export goods for 2017, followed by cars, automotive parts then electronics-related products. Also selling well on global markets were exported soya beans, gold, diamonds, computer components and trucks. The following list shows which American exports generated the greatest sales dollars in 2017. Unlike most information […]

United States Top 10 Exports

America shipped US$1.547 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That amount represents a 6.6% uptick from 2016 to 2017 but a -2% decrease since 2013. America’s top 10 exports accounted for over two-thirds (69.2%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic […]