South Korea’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed the Land of the Morning Calm, South Korea’s exports totaled US$605.2 billion during 2018. This latest metric represents a 5.5% year-over-year uptick since 2017 and a 5.6% gain over the 5-year period starting in 2014. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, South Korea’s exported goods and services represent 43.1% of […]

Top Asian Export Countries

Exports from Asia totaled an estimated US$6.398 trillion in 2017. That dollar amount for the Asian continent reflects a 1.7% uptick since 2013 but a -2.4% year-over-year slowdown from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide in 2017 fell -6.9% in value since 2013 but appreciated by 10.7% after 2016. International […]

India’s Top 10 Exports

Strategically located near highly populated trading partners including China, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the Republic of India shipped US$295.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a -12.1% drop since 2013 but a 13.6% increase from 2016 to 2017. From January to September 2018, India’s exported goods were valued at […]

South Korea’s Top 10 Imports

South Korean imports totaled US$535.2 billion in 2018, up 1.8% since 2014. Year over year, South Korean import spending accelerated by 11.9% from 2017 to 2018. South Korean imports represent about 3% of total global imports estimated at $17.788 trillion for 2017. From a continental perspective, almost two-thirds (62%) of South Korea’s total imports by […]

Top South Korean Trade Balances

Exported cars, automotive parts or accessories and electronics components were major factors behind South Korea’s highest trade surpluses by product. China and Hong Kong placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which South Korea experienced the highest positive trade balances. South Korea’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$70 billion in 2018, […]

Philippines Top 10 Exports

Located in the western Pacific Ocean, the Southeast Asian nation called the Republic of Philippines shipped US$63.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects an 11.5% increase since 2013 and a 12.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. From January to June 2018, exported goods from the Philippines were valued […]

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 […]