Highest Value Mexican Import Products

Electronics and automotive components, cell phones and computers were among the 20 highest value Mexican import products during 2017. The most valuable Mexican imports also include computer parts, diesel engines and solar-power components. The following list shows on which products Mexican importers spent the most money. Unlike most information currently available on the web, the […]

American Global Technology Companies

As of May 2017, iconic hardware and equipment leader Apple is the world’s biggest global technology business in terms of market capitalization. Close behind is computer services behemoth Alphabet which also owns the world’s preeminent search engine Google. This analysis compares Apple and Alphabet against 8 other U.S. tech giants in terms of market capitalization, […]

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 […]

US Product Surpluses and Deficits with Mexico

The United States incurred a -US$65.9 billion trade deficit exporting to and importing from Mexico during 2016. That statistic represents a 33.7% expansion from America’s -$49.3 billion deficit in 2009, the first year in which full effects from the Global Recession surfaced. Year over year, America’s trade deficit with Mexico in 2016 grew by 7.9% […]

Fastest-Growing American Export Products

The following analysis highlights America’s fastest-growing exported goods and is based on data for 2015. For more recent research statistics, please see the main article United States Top 10 Exports. Not one of the fastest-growing American export products posted a triple digit gain from 2011 to 2015. In fact, just 56 out of a total […]

Fastest-Growing Canadian Export Products

The following analysis highlights Canada’s fastest-growing export products and is based on data for 2015. For more recent research statistics, please see the main article Canada’s Top 10 Exports. Only one of the fastest-growing Canadian export products posted a triple-digit gain in sales from 2011 to 2015, specifically miscellaneous manufactured products most people don’t readily […]

Fastest-Growing American Import Products

The following analysis highlights America’s fastest-growing imported products and is based on data for 2015. For more recent research data, please see the main article United States Top 10 Imports. Only one of America’s fastest-growing import product categories posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015, namely ships and boats. The average percentage change for […]

Trade Wars: United States Versus Canada

American and Canadian exporters and importers exchanged a total of about US$659.2 billion worth of products, a figure that represents inter-country sales to customers in both nations during 2014. Although the United States is the world’s number two exporter with global shipments valued 3.4 times higher than those for twelfth-place Canada, that doesn’t mean that […]