Top Mexican Trade Balances

Overall, Mexico posted a -$13.4 billion trade deficit in 2018 when all exported and imported products are included in the calculation. That dollar amount in red ink is roughly 8 times higher than the -$1.5 billion in Mexico’s red ink from international trade 7 years earlier in 2011. Year over year, Mexico’s -$13.4 billion trade […]

Top Canadian Trade Balances

Trucks, auto parts or accessories, smartphones and other technology-related goods were major factors behind Canada’s highest product trade deficits during 2018. China and Mexico placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Canada experienced the highest negative trade balances. Canada’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$9.1 billion in 2018, up 5,983% […]

US Imported Cars by Supplier Countries

In 2018, the United States of America imported US$178.5 billion worth of cars originating from a total 68 countries or territories. The worldwide value for all US purchases of imported cars in 2018 showed a 14.2% increase since 2014 but a -0.6% slowdown from 2017 to 2018. Among suppliers in the latest reporting period, Japan […]

US Crude Oil Imports by Supplier Countries

During 2018, the United States of America imported US$163.1 billion worth of crude oil from a total 44 countries. The global cost for all US imported crude oil purchases fell -35.6% since 2014 but increased 17% from 2017 to 2018. Among top trade partners, Canada furnished about two-fifths (39.5%) of America’s imported crude oil while […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Exports

Formally the United Mexican States, Mexico shipped US$450.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 13.6% increase since 2014 and a 10.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Mexico’s exported goods plus services represent 37.8% of total Mexican economic […]

Canada’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed the Great White North, Canada exported a total US$449.8 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -5.3% drop since 2014 but a 6.9% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Canada’s exported goods plus services represent 30.9% of total […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum oils, petroleum gases, soya beans, corn and coal are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States during 2018. Cars, crude oil, smartphones, computers and medication mixes in dosage represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products […]

United States Top 10 Imports

The United States of America imported US$2.614 trillion worth of goods from around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 8.4% gain since 2014 and an 8.5% uptick from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, 45.4% of America’s total imports by value in 2018 were purchased from providers in Asia. Fellow North […]