Costa Rica’s Top 10 Exports

Bordered by fellow Central American countries Nicaragua and Panama, the Republic of Costa Rica shipped US$11.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 0.04% increase since 2013 and a 6.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Costa Rica’s exported […]

El Salvador’s Top 10 Exports

Central America’s smallest and most densely populated country, the Republic of El Salvador shipped US$4.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -12.4% decrease since 2014 and an -19.4% downturn from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, El Salvador’s exported goods […]

Belize’s Top 10 Exports

Once called British Honduras, the independent Commonwealth country now named Belize shipped US$243.3 million worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -32.1% drop since 2014 and a -12.3% decline from 2017 to 2018. The only country in Central America having English as its official language, Belize is located along […]

Major Exports by Continent

By value, roughly four-fifths (79.2%) of all globally exported products during 2017 originated from Asia and Europe. A large portion of Asia’s major exports are electronics components, mobile phones, computers and related equipment. Leading exported goods from Europe are cars and automotive parts or accessories. Listed below are searchable tables showing the 25 major exported […]

Major Imported Products by Continent

As international product buyers, Asia represents the most lucrative continent consuming US$6.769 trillion worth of imported products during 2017. In second place was Europe at $6.377 trillion trailed by North America’s $3.621 trillion in import purchases. Smaller amounts were imported by South American countries ($892.6 billion in imports), Africa ($492 billion), Oceania ($290.4 billion) led […]

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 Central American Export Countries

Exports from Central America were worth US$43 billion in 2017, a -16.8% reduction since 2013 and down by -6.6% from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $17.585 trillion in 2017, falling -6.9% in value since 2013 but appreciating by 10.7% after 2016. To give further perspective, consider that Central […]

Guatemala’s Top 10 Exports

A Central American country sharing its borders with Mexico to the north, Belize to its northeast, Honduras to its east, and El Salvador to its southeast, the Republic of Guatemala exported US$11 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 9.4% gain since 2013 and a 4% uptick from […]