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 […]

Highest Value Pakistani Import Products

Mineral fuels including refined petroleum oils, crude oil, petroleum gases and coal were among the 20 highest value Pakistani imports in 2017. The most valuable Pakistani imports also include smartphones and other phone system devices. Raw cotton is another area where Pakistan shows strong demand, unsurprising when one considers that clothing products dominate Pakistan’s leading […]

Highest Value Bangladeshi Import Products

Fabrics and raw materials like cotton needed to manufacture clothing were among the 20 highest value Bangladeshi import products in 2017. The most valuable Bangladeshi imports also include food items wheat, rice, soya-bean oil and dried shelled vegetables. Refined petroleum oils, cars and mobile phones are other areas where Bangladesh shows strong demand for imports. […]

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. Given Pakistan’s population of 204.9 million people, its total $57.4 billion in 2017 imports translates to an estimated $280 in yearly product demand from every person in the South […]

Bangladesh’s Top 10 Imports

Bangladesh imported US$46.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, up by 30.1% since 2013 and up by 7.9% from 2016 to 2017. Bangladeshi imports represent a modest 0.3% of total global imports which totaled an estimated $16.054 trillion for 2016. Given Bangladesh’s population of 157.8 million people, its total $46.2 billion […]

South Korea’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of South Korea’s 10 largest export companies operate in automotive industry. Two Korean electronics industry players also rank among the Asian country’s top 10 exporters, as do two Korean competitors from the oil and gas sector. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Korean exports declined by -9.6% […]

USA-China Key Product Trade Stats 2017

The United States of America incurred a total -US$395.8 billion deficit exchanging exported and imported goods with the People’s Republic of China during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.3% expansion from America’s -$337.4 billion negative trade balance with China five years earlier in 2013. To give some context to the magnitude of China’s product […]

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 […]