Syria’s Top 10 Exports

A West Asian nation bordering Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Israel, the Syrian Arab Republic shipped US$704.4 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from an estimated -92.7% drop since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in, and a -16.5% decline from 2015 to 2016. Syria’s top 10 exports […]

Israel’s Top 10 Exports

Noted for photogenic coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea’s southeastern shore and the Red Sea’s northern shore, the State of Israel shipped US$60.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -8.8% decline since 2013 but a modest 0.5% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central […]

Iran’s Top 10 Exports

Iran shipped US$45.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -45.2% since 2010 one year after the Great Recession kicked in but up by 11.4% from 2015 to 2016. Iran’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated, accounting for 96.2% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from […]

Israel’s Top 10 Imports

Israel imported US$69.1 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -4% since 2013 but up by 5% from 2016 to 2017 Israeli imports represent just 0.4% of total globally imported products which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental perspective, about 42% of Israel’s total imports […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Five of Saudi Arabia’s 10 largest companies are financial institutions that support international trade transactions. Saudi Arabia is also home to a pair of diversified chemicals producers. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Saudi exports fell by a sobering -46.4% from US$387.4 billion in 2012 to $207.6 billion […]

Lebanon’s Top 10 Exports

A sovereign state in Western Asia precariously bordered by Syria and Israel, the Lebanese Republic shipped US$3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -14.9% decline since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but a tiny 0.8% improvement from 2015 to 2016. Lebanon’s top 10 exports accounted […]

Top Middle Eastern Export Countries

Exports from countries in the Middle East totaled US$808.5 billion for 2016, down -42.7% since 2012 when shipments for the Middle East aggregation totaled $1.41 trillion. Year over year, the value of Mideast exports retreated -23.2% from 2015 to 2016. Middle Eastern exports represent an estimated 5.1% of global exports from all countries during 2016. […]

Iraq’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Iraq amounted to US$52.9 billion in 2015, down by -31.8% since 2011 and down by -39.2% from 2014 to 2015. Iraq’s top 10 exports accounted for 99.9% of the overall value of its global shipments, meaning that Iraqi export products are heavily concentrated and lack diversification. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]