Top Russian Trade Balances

Crude or refined petroleum oils and coal were major factors behind Russia’s highest trade surpluses by product. Netherlands and Turkey placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Russia won the highest positive trade balances. Russia’s overall trade surplus incorporating all products and countries equaled US$130.1 billion in 2017, down -22.6% from the […]

Russia’s Top 10 Exports

Occupying Northern Asia and a large part of Eastern Europe making the Russian Federation the world’s biggest area by geographic area, Russia shipped US$357.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount for Russian exports reflects a -32.3% drop since 2013 but a 25.1% improvement from 2016 to 2017. Based on […]

Highest Value French Export Products

Aircraft, packaged medicines, turbo-jets, wine and refined petroleum oils were among the highest value French export products in 2017. Perfumes, makeup and jewelry also made the top rankings. This is not surprising, given that France attracts many tourists and is considered a world leader in the global fashion industry. The following list shows which French […]

Croatia’s Top 10 Exports

Located at the juncture of Central with Southeast Europe and surrounded by Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia plus Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia shipped US$16 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 25.8% gain since 2013 and a 17.5% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates […]

France’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of France’s 10 largest export companies compete in the automotive industry. Another pair of huge French manufacturers from the construction materials sector also rank among the country’s top 10 product exporters. To give some contextual perspective on the selected companies’ performance, the overall value of French exports declined by -12.5% from US$558.5 billion in […]

Belgium’s Top 10 Exports

Belgium shipped US$429.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -16.1% since 2013 but up by 7.9% from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Belgium’s exported goods plus services represent 87.7% of total Belgian economic output or Gross Domestic Product. The analysis below focuses […]

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. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, France’s exported goods plus services represent 30.3% of total French economic […]

Top Sheet Music Exporting Countries

Worldwide sales of sheet music exports by country totaled US$115.3 million in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 5.2% increase for all sheet music shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013. From 2016 to 2017, the value of globally exported sheet music improved by 9.7% from 2016 to 2017 Among continents, European countries generated […]