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 […]

China’s Top 10 Exports

Located in East Asia near key trading partners including Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, India and Singapore, the People’s Republic of China shipped US$2.272 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 2.8% gain since 2013 and an 8.3% increase from 2016 to 2017. From January to March 2018, China’s […]

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 […]

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 October 2018, Japan’s exported goods were valued at $614.5 billion. This 10-month metric puts Japanese exports on track for an annualized $737.4 billion estimated for all 2018 […]

China’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two gigantic oil and gas producers from the energy sector top our list showcasing 10 of China’s major export-oriented companies. Based on company asset values as of December 2018, also making the list were a pair of enterprises from the iron and steel industry plus a duo of heavy equipment manufacturers. However, the leader in […]

Singapore’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of Singapore’s largest companies are major banks while another pair operates in the food processing industry. Other major export-oriented companies based in Singapore spam a diverse range of businesses from investments to telecommunications. To shed global trade perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Singapore’s exported goods declined by -9% from US$410.2 […]

China’s Rice Imports by Country

Considering the 1.4 billion mouths to feed in China, it should come as no surprise that the People’s Republic is the world’s number 1 importer of rice. Rice imports by country cost China a total US$1.8 billion in purchases from 14 rice-supplying trade partners in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 73.8% increase since 2013 […]

India’s Top 10 Imports

India imported US$444.1 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -4.7% since 2013 but up by 24.5% from 2016 to 2017. From January to July 2018, India’s imported goods were valued at $292 billion. This 7-month metric puts Indian imports on track for an annualized $500.6 billion estimated for all […]