Highest Value German Export Products

Among the 20 highest value German exports in 2015, high-precision mechanical engineering products for the automotive and aviation industries feature prominently. The following list shows which German exports attracted the most international sales during 2015. Unlike most information currently available on the web, the items below are detailed at the four-digit tariff code level. This […]

Top Russian Trade Balances

Crude and refined oil, petroleum gases and, to a lesser extent, coal were major factors behind Russia’s highest trade surpluses by product. Netherlands and South Korea placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Russia experienced the highest positive trade balances. Russia’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$161.1 billion in 2015, […]

UK Major Trade Balances with America

United States of America is the United Kingdom’s second-biggest trade partner after the European Union. UK’s exports to the US totaled US$69.3 billion in 2015, up by 10.2% over the five-year period starting in 2011. Great Britain’s imports from America amounted to $58.1 billion, down by -6.3% since 2011. Overall, the UK generated a $11.3 […]

Switzerland’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of Switzerland’s 10 largest export companies are pharmaceuticals giants, namely Novartis and Roche Holding. The other seven companies span a diverse range of industries, from construction materials to electronics. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Swiss exports appreciated by 24.3% from US$234.8 billion in 2011 to $292 […]

France’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of France’s 10 largest export companies operate in the automotive industry. Another pair of huge French manufacturers from the construction materials sector also rank among the country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of French exports declined by -2.2% from US$585.7 billion in 2011 to […]

Italy’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of Italy’s 10 largest export companies are players in the oil and gas industry. Another mammoth Italian firm offers telecommunications services. A distinguished family of specialty stores, Luxottica Group designs, manufactures and distributes fashion, luxury, sports and performance eyewear. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Italian exports […]

Germany’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Germany’s three largest export companies are automobile manufacturers. Three massive German businesses in the diversified chemicals industry also rank among the country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of German exports declined by -10.2% from US$1.482 trillion in 2011 to $1.331 trillion during 2015. In the […]

Netherlands Top 10 Major Export Companies

Despite depressed oil prices from 2015 to most of 2016, the largest export-related company headquartered in the Netherlands is still oil and gas behemoth Royal Dutch Shell. Two of the other leading Dutch international trade players deal in semiconductors used in computers and other automated equipment, while another two deliver diversified chemicals to global customers. […]