Pakistan’s Top 10 Exports

Sharing land borders with economic powerhouses China and India, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan shipped US$21.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -12.9% drop since 2013 but a 6.5% gain from 2016 to 2017. From January to June 2018, exported goods from Pakistan were valued at $12.4 […]

Malaysia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

A trio among Malaysia’s largest export-related companies are financial services players that play supporting roles underwriting domestic businesses directly involved in international trade. For instance, Maybank is Malaysia’s biggest regional bank and also offers commercial banking services in other countries. To give some international perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Malaysian exports […]

Japan’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Japan’s three biggest exports-oriented companies are automobile manufacturers. Four mammoth Japanese electronics conglomerates also rank among the Asian island’s top exports-related businesses. The following metrics give some perspective on recent company performance. The overall value of Japanese exports declined by -24% from US$715.1 billion in 2013 to $698.1 billion during 2017. Japan’s total exported goods […]

Thailand’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of Thailand’s 10 largest export-oriented companies compete in the petroleum industry. A pair of Thai chemical firms also rank among the Asian country’s top 10 exporters as is the case for two telecommunications sector players. To give some global trade perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Thai exports increased by 3.3% […]

Top Continents for Exported Products

Asian exporters accounted for over two-fifths (41.7%) of the overall US$17.585 trillion worth of exported goods shipped during 2017. Close behind in second place were European countries trailed by suppliers in North America, South America, Africa, Oceania (led by Australia and New Zealand), then Central America. Below are exporting entities at the continent level. Continents […]

Top Japanese Trade Balances

Cars, automobile parts and accessories are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for Japan in 2017. Japan’s total trade balance for all products equaled a US$26.9 billion surplus for 2017, down -64.4% from a $75.7 billion surplus in 2010. Year over year, Japan’s $26.9 billion trade surplus also represents a major setback from […]

Hong Kong’s Top 10 Exports

Formerly a British Empire colony and now formally called the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong shipped US$550.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 2.8% gain since 2013 and a 6.5% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from […]

Taiwan’s Top 10 Exports

A partially recognized state in East Asia and officially named the Republic of China, Taiwan shipped US$317.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 4.3% uptick since 2013 and a 13.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. An island once known as Formosa and now often referred to as […]