Top Filipino Trade Balances

The Philippines’ overall trade balance encompassing all products totaled -US$33.2 billion in red ink for 2017, more than tripling (up 376%) from its -$7 billion deficit during 2010. Year over year, the Philippines’ -$33.2 billion trade deficit for 2017 represents a 12.1% uptick from -$29.6 billion one year earlier in 2016. Petroleum oils and automobiles […]

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. Indian imports represent 2.8% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental perspective, 57.5% of India’s total imports by value in […]

Top Asian Export Countries

Exports from Asia totaled an estimated US$6.390 trillion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 1.7% increase since 2013 with an 11.5% year-over-year gain from 2016 to 2017. International product sales originating from Asia represent more than a third (36.3%) of total worldwide exports. Calculated using statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook […]

Vietnam’s Top 10 Exports

The eastern-most nation on Southeast Asia’s Indochina Peninsula, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam shipped US$246.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects an 87% gain since 2013 and a 39.8% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Vietnam’s exported goods plus […]

Top Indian Trade Balances

Crude oil, gold, coal and smartphones were major factors behind India’s highest trade deficits by product in 2017. China, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia took the top three spots for trade partners giving India the highest negative balances exchanging exports and imports. India’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$148.2 billion in 2017, up by […]

Top Chinese Trade Balances

Mobile phones and computers represent major factors behind China’s highest trade surpluses by product, while the United States and Hong Kong placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which the People’s Republic posted the highest positive balances. China’s total trade balance for all products equaled a positive US$430.8 billion in 2017, more than […]

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. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, India’s […]

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. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Japan’s exported goods and services represent 17.8% of total Japanese economic output or Gross Domestic Product. The analysis below focuses […]