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 […]

Alabama’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Heart of Dixie” and “The Cotton State” located in America’s southeastern region, Alabama shipped US$21.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 6.3% uptick from 2016 to 2017 and an 11.6% gain since 2014. Alabama is America’s 21st-biggest exporter by state behind front-runners Texas, California, Washington […]

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 […]

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 […]

United States Top 10 Exports

The United States of America shipped US$1.664 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That amount reflects a 7.6% uptick from 2017 to 2018 and a 2.7% gain since 2014. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, America’s exported goods plus services represent 12.1% of total US economic output or […]

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 […]

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 […]

China Versus US Key Product Trade Balances

The People’s Republic of China earned a total US$323.7 billion trade surplus at the expense of the United States of America in 2018. China’s latest positive trade balance with America reflects a 36.6% expansion since 2014 and a 17.3% gain from its $275.9 billion in black ink during 2018. To give some context to the […]