Top 10 Exports from Cyprus

Located in the East Mediterranean Sea near Syria and Turkey, exports from the island country Cyprus amounted to US$1.9 billion during 2016, up by 38.5% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -3.1% from 2015 to 2016. The top 10 exports from Cyprus accounted for about four-fifths (79.3%) of the overall […]

Malaysia’s Top 10 Exports

Malaysia shipped US$189.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 20.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -5.3% from 2015 to 2016. Malaysia’s top 10 exports accounted for 79.1% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

20 Most Valuable South African Export Products

Freedom Day for South Africa falls on April 27, a public holiday when South Africa celebrates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. Freedom Day is also a good time to reflect on the successes of Africa’s third-richest economy (behind Egypt and Nigeria) in terms of export sales. Based on 2016 data, […]

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 […]