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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Saudi Arabia’s 10 largest export companies produce diversified or specialized chemicals. Two other mammoth Saudi firms offer telecommunications services, while two other businesses operate in the food processing sector. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Saudi exports fell by a sobering -44.8% from US$364.7 billion in […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Exports

Saudi Arabia shipped US$207.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 8.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 3% from 2015 to 2016. Saudi Arabia’s top 10 exports are concentrated, accounting for 94.1% of the overall value of Saudi’s global shipments. Based on statistics from the […]

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 […]

Bahrain’s Top 10 Exports

A tiny constitutional monarchy located in the Persian Gulf, the Kingdom of Bahrain shipped US$12.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -22.4% drop since 2012 and a -22.7% decline from 2015 to 2016. Bahrain’s top 10 exports accounted for 84.8% of the overall value of its global […]

Saudi Arabia’s Top 10 Imports

Saudi Arabia imported US$129.8 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 40.4% since 2009 but down by -20.8% from 2015 to 2016. Saudi Arabia’s top 10 imports accounted for 56.7% of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Saudi imports represent 0.8% of total global imports which […]