Malaysia’s Top 10 Exports

Comprised of two similarly sized land masses in Southeast Asia–Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia–Malaysia shipped US$217.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -4.6% drop since 2013 but a 15% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Malaysia’s exported goods […]

20 Most Valuable South African Export Products

Freedom Day for South Africa falls on April 27, a public holiday when South Africans celebrate the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. Freedom Day is also a time to reflect on the international trade successes of Africa’s third-richest economy (behind Egypt and Nigeria) in terms of export sales. Based on 2017 […]

Top 10 Exports from Cyprus

Located in the East Mediterranean Sea south of Syria, Turkey and Lebanon, exports from the third-largest and third-most populous Mediterranean island country the Republic of Cyprus amounted to US$3.2 billion during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a robust 50.9% gain since 2013 and a 67.7% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the […]

Fastest-Growing African Export Countries

After analyzing 2015 export data, we found 3 African countries that more than doubled their export sales from 2011 to 2015: British Indian Ocean Territories (up 115%), Sierra Leone (up 104%) and Cameroon (up 102.7%). Overall, the average decline in the total value of shipments out of Africa was -40.2% over the 5-year period. There […]

Fastest-Growing Thai Export Products

Three of Thailand’s 15 fastest-growing export product categories posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the percentage change for all Thai exports was a -7.8% decline over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better for looking at high trends as […]

Fastest-Growing Asian Export Countries

After analyzing 2015 export data, we found three Asian countries that more than doubled their export sales from 2011 to 2015. Leading gains ranged from 102% for Cambodia to 268.7% for Timor-Leste. Overall, the average percentage change in the total value of all Asian shipments was a -3.1% decline over the 5-year period. Nineteen Asian […]

Fastest-Growing Indian Export Products

Five of India’s fastest-growing export product categories posted gains exceeding 500% from 2011 to 2015. The average change for all Indian export products was a -12.3% decline over that 5-year timeframe. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better for looking at trends as opposed to […]

Fastest-Growing Turkish Export Products

Seven of the fastest-growing Turkish export products posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015. Those top gainers represent a diverse range of goods, from exported baby diapers and mats to gold and lead. Overall, Turkish exports averaged a 6.6% increase over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized […]