Germany’s Top 10 Exports

Europe’s most powerful economy, Germany shipped US$1.445 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -0.4% retreat since 2013 but a 7.8% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Germany’s exported goods plus services represent 47.3% of total German economic output […]

European Union’s Top 10 Exports

Boasting 28 members prior to the UK’s planned exit on March 29, 2019, the European Union (EU) shipped US$5.886 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. Pre-Brexit the EU is the world’s most powerful trade partner, responsible for a third (33.4%) of globally exported goods valued at $17,581 trillion. The EU’s $5.886 trillion […]

Top EU Export Countries

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$5.866 trillion for 2017. That amount reflects a -3.9% […]

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 […]