United States Top 10 Imports

America imported US$2.252 trillion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 40.6% since 2009 but down by -2.4% from 2015 to 2016. United States top 10 imports accounted for two-thirds (66.8%) of the overall value of American product purchases from other countries. US imports represent 13.7% of the estimated $16.473 trillion […]

Canada’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Canada–the country nicknamed the Great White North–amounted to US$390 billion in 2016 up by 23.7% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -4.6% from 2015 to 2016. Canada’s top 10 exports accounted for 61.5% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

United States Top 10 Exports

America shipped US$1.454 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 37.6% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -3.3% from 2015 to 2016. America’s top 10 exports accounted for over two-thirds (68.1%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

American Global Technology Companies

As of 2014, second-place United States has placed 50 firms on the World Economic Forum (WEC)’s list of 400 global growth companies. That metric lags the 88 Chinese companies also selected in the WEC database which showcases the world’s most dynamic and high-growth companies. Yet there is one business sector where America has an undisputed […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum, soya beans, corn and semi-conductor making machinery are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States. Cars, crude oil and smartphones represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products totaled a -US$797.9 billion deficit in 2016, up […]

Canada’s Trade Report Card: EU Countries

The European Union represents Canada’s second-biggest trade partner. Canada’s exports to the European Union totaled US$30 billion in 2016, down by -22.5% over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of Canada-EU exports reversed that trend via a 2% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Representing a 43% share, the United Kingdom […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Exports

Mexico shipped US$373.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 62.8% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -1.8% from 2015 to 2016. Mexico’s top 10 exports accounted for four-fifths (79.9%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s […]

United States Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three computer industry titans, two mammoth petroleum conglomerates and two gigantic automotive brands dominate the list of United States top 10 major export companies. Our rankings were determined based on company asset value as of May 2016. Also placing on the list were global businesses that produce pharmaceuticals, medical supplies as well as household supplies […]