Top EU Export Countries

While the United Kingdom appears to be on track for an Article 50-based withdrawal from the European Union by March 29, 2019, international trade for all European nations continues on a business-as-usual basis. Exports from the current 28 members of the European Union totaled US$5.355 trillion for 2016. That amount represents a -7.6% decline since […]

Canada’s Trade Report Card: EU Countries

The European Union represents Canada’s second-biggest trade partner. Canada’s exports to the European Union totaled US$30 billion in 2016, down by -22.5% over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of Canada-EU exports reversed that trend via a 2% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Representing a 43% share, the United Kingdom […]

Spain’s Top 10 Exports

Spain shipped US$287.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 29% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 3.5% from 2015 to 2016. Spain’s top 10 exports accounted for 55.9% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Top Russian Trade Balances

Crude or refined petroleum oils 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$103.2 billion in 2016, down […]

Highest Value German Export Products

Among the 20 highest value German exports in 2016, 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 2016. Unlike most information currently available on the web, the items below are detailed at the four-digit tariff code level. This […]

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 […]

Italy’s Top 10 Exports

Italy shipped US$461.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 13.6% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 0.6% from 2015 to 2016. Italy’s top 10 exports accounted for 57.5% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Top German Trade Balances

Exported cars and medication mixes in dosage were major factors behind Germany’s highest trade surpluses by product. United States and United Kingdom placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Germany gleaned the highest positive trade balances. Germany’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$284.4 billion in 2016, up by 50.1% from […]