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 […]

Sweden’s Top 10 Exports

Sweden shipped US$139.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 6.4% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -0.5% from 2015 to 2016. Sweden’s top 10 exports accounted for well over two-thirds (70.9%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International […]

United Kingdom’s Top 10 Exports

United Kingdom shipped US$408.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 13.7% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -12.3% from 2015 to 2016. United Kingdom’s top 10 exports accounted for more than two-thirds (69.8%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from […]

Greece’s Top 10 Exports

Greece shipped US$28.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 16% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -0.6% from 2015 to 2016. Greece’s top 10 exports accounted for 62.5% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

France’s Top 10 Imports

French imports amounted to US$560.6 billion in 2016, up by 3.7% since 2009 and down -0.5% from 2015 to 2016. France’s top 10 imports accounted for nearly two-thirds (62%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. French imports represent 3.4% of total global imports which totaled an estimated $16.473 trillion for […]