China’s Rice Imports by Country

Given 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$1.6 billion in purchases from 12 rice-supplying trade partners in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 40.9% increase since 2012 […]

Vietnam’s Top 10 Exports

Vietnam shipped US$210.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 269.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 30.1% from 2015 to 2016. Vietnam’s top 10 exports accounted for almost three-quarters (74.1%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

South Korea’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed the Land of the Morning Calm, exports from South Korea amounted to US$495.5 billion during 2016 up 36.3% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but year over year down -6% from 2015. South Korea’s top 10 exports accounted for 84.5% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from […]

Top Japanese Trade Balances

Cars, automobile parts and accessories are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for Japan in 2016. Japan’s total trade balance for all products equaled a US$38 billion surplus for 2016, up 32.4% from a $28.7 billion surplus in 2009. Year over year, Japan’s $38 billion trade surplus also represents a massive improvement from […]

Highest Value Taiwanese Export Products

Sophisticated electronic components dominate the list of highest value export products from Taiwan. Alternatively called Formosa or Chinese Taipei, Taiwan has established a reputation for superior-quality computer, telecommunications and automotive components. The following list shows which Taiwanese exports made the most money in sales during 2016. Unlike most information currently available on the web, the […]

Kyrgyzstan’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked and mountainous country located in Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan shipped US$1.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 31% uptick since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but a -6.3% decrease from 2015 to 2016. Kyrgyzstan’s top 10 exports accounted for 81.9% of the overall value […]

India’s Top 10 Imports

India imported US$356.7 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 33.9% since 2009 but down by -8.7% from 2015 to 2016. India’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-quarters (74.3%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Indian imports represent 2.2% of total global imports which […]

Pakistan’s Top 10 Exports

Pakistan shipped US$18.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -24% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and down by -15.3% from 2015 to 2016. Pakistan’s top 10 exports accounted for four-fifths (79.9%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s […]