Top EU Export Countries

From an international trade perspective, the United Kingdom appears to be on economically shaky grounds prior to its Article 50-based withdrawal from the European Union (EU) by March 29, 2019. In contrast, international trade for most EU nations continues on a business-as-usual basis. Exports from the current 28 EU members totaled US$5.719 trillion for 2017. […]

Denmark’s Top 10 Exports

South of fellow Scandinavian nations Sweden and Norway while sharing its own southern border with Germany, the Kingdom of Denmark shipped US$102.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -7.2% drop since 2013 but an 8.6% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence […]

Sweden’s Top 10 Exports

A Scandinavian nation in Northern Europe surrounded by Norway to its west, Finland to its east and connected to Denmark via a tunnel that connects its southwest to Denmark, the Kingdom of Sweden shipped US$153.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -8.6% drop since 2013 but a […]

European Union’s Top 10 Exports

Featuring 28 members prior to the United Kingdom’s planned exit on March 29, 2019, the European Union (EU) shipped US$5.719 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. Pre-Brexit the EU is the world’s most powerful trade partner, responsible for almost a third (32.5%) of globally exported goods valued at $17,581 trillion. The EU’s […]

United Kingdom’s Top 10 Exports

Technically the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the western European country typically called the United Kingdom shipped US$444.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -18.8% setback since 2013 but an 8.1% uptick from one year earlier in 2016. From January to October 2018, Britain’s […]

Netherlands Top 10 Major Export Companies

The largest export-oriented Dutch multinational is oil and gas leader Royal Dutch Shell. Netherlands top 10 major export-oriented firms include two telecoms, two semiconductors producers and two competitors in the international trade of diversified chemicals. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Dutch exports fell by -11.4% from US$571.2 […]

France’s Top 10 Exports

France shipped US$522.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar metric represents a 6.9% increase from 2016 to 2017 but a -7.9% decline over the 5-year period starting in 2013. From January to October 2018, exported goods from France were valued at $475.3 billion. This 10-month metric puts French exports on […]

Ireland’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

In terms of assets, Allied Irish Banks is one of Ireland’s biggest corporation and is a financial instution that provides financial support for exports-related transactions. To give some international trade perspective on Ireland’s recent company performance, the overall value of Irish exports increased in value by 17% from US$118.4 billion in 2013 to $138.1 billion […]