Major Imported Products by Continent

As international product buyers, Asia represents the most lucrative continent consuming US$6.769 trillion worth of imported products during 2017. In second place was Europe at $6.377 trillion trailed by North America’s $3.621 trillion in import purchases. Smaller amounts were imported by South American countries ($892.6 billion in imports), Africa ($492 billion), Oceania ($290.4 billion) led […]

Major Exports by Continent

By value, roughly four-fifths (79.2%) of all globally exported products during 2017 originated from Asia and Europe. A large portion of Asia’s major exports are electronics components, mobile phones, computers and related equipment. Leading exported goods from Europe are cars and automotive parts or accessories. Listed below are searchable tables showing the 25 major exported […]

Top Continents for Exported Products

Asian exporters accounted for over two-fifths (41.7%) of the overall US$17.585 trillion worth of exported goods shipped during 2017. Close behind in second place were European countries trailed by suppliers in North America, South America, Africa, Oceania (led by Australia and New Zealand), then Central America. Below are exporting entities at the continent level. Continents […]

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 January to March 2018, exported goods from Nigeria were valued […]

Kenya’s Top 10 Imports

A country situated on Africa’s east-central coast and on the Equator, the Republic of Kenya’s imports totaled US$16.7 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 1.7% increase since 2013 and an 18.3% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Top suppliers accounting for about two-thirds (67%) of Kenya’s international purchases were: China (22.6%), India (9.9%), United […]

Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa totaled US$420.5 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -27% drop since 2013 but a 24% year-over-year uptick from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $17.585 trillion in 2017, falling -6.9% in value since 2013 but appreciating by 10.7% after 2016. Africa’s exports represent an […]

Egypt’s Top 10 Imports

A Mediterranean country that connects Africa’s northeast corner with Asia’s southwest corner via the Sinai Peninsula’s land bridge, the Arab Republic of Egypt imported US$66.3 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -0.5% decrease since 2013 but a 14.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. Top suppliers accounting for 57.1% of Egypt’s international purchases were: […]

Egypt’s Top 10 Exports

A transcontinental country that spans Africa’s northeast corner to Asia’s southwest corner via the Sinai Peninsula, the Arab Republic of Egypt shipped US$25.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -9.9% drop since 2013 but a 15.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central […]