Top Japanese Trade Balances

Cars, automobile parts and accessories are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for Japan in 2017. Japan’s total trade balance for all products equaled a US$26.9 billion surplus for 2017, down -64.4% from a $75.7 billion surplus in 2010. Year over year, Japan’s $26.9 billion trade surplus also represents a major setback from […]

Pakistan’s Top 10 Imports

Pakistan imported US$57.4 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, up by 31.2% since 2013 and up by 22.2% from 2016 to 2017. From January to June 2018, goods imported into Pakistan were valued at $32.2 billion. This 6-month metric puts Pakistani imports on track for an annualized $64.4 billion estimated for […]

China’s Top 10 Imports

The People’s Republic of China imported US$1.841 trillion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -5.6% slowdown since 2013 but a 15.9% gain from 2016 to 2017. From January to March 2018, goods imported into China totaled $497.3 billion. This three-month metric puts Chinese imports on track for […]

Japan’s Top 10 Exports

Japan shipped US$698.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, up by 8.3% since 2016 but down by -2.4% from 2013 to 2017. From January to September 2018, Japan’s exported goods were valued at $550.3 billion. This 9-month metric puts Japanese exports on track for an annualized $733.8 billion estimated for all 2018. […]

Hong Kong’s Top 10 Exports

Formerly a British Empire colony and now formally called the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong shipped US$550.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 2.8% gain since 2013 and a 6.5% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from […]

Taiwan’s Top 10 Exports

A partially recognized state in East Asia and officially named the Republic of China, Taiwan shipped US$317.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 4.3% uptick since 2013 and a 13.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. An island once known as Formosa and now often referred to as […]

South Korea’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed the Land of the Morning Calm, exports from South Korea amounted to US$573.7 billion during 2017. This latest metric represents a 15.8% year-over-year uptick since 2016 and a 2.5% gain over the 5-year period starting in 2013. From January to September 2018, exported goods from South Korea were valued at $450.3 billion. This 9-month […]

Indonesia’s Top 10 Exports

Located mostly in Southeast Asia extending to some territories in the Oceania continent across from Australia, the Republic of Indonesia shipped US$168.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -7.5% drop since 2013 but up by 16.8% from 2015 to 2016. From January to March 2018, exported goods […]