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 […]

Top North American Export Countries

Exports from North America were worth US$2.216 trillion in 2016, down by -6.5% since 2012 when shipments totaled $2.37 trillion. Year over year, the value of North American exports declined by -3.3% from 2015 to 2016. North American exports represent an estimated 14% of overall world exports. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Canadian Trade Balances

Trucks, auto parts, smartphones and other technology commodities were major factors behind Canada’s highest product trade deficits during 2016. 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$13 billion in 2016, up by 115% from […]

Highest Value Mexican Import Products

Electronics and automotive components, cell phones and computers were among the 20 highest value Mexican import products during 2016. 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 […]

Top Mexican Trade Balances

Overall, Mexico posted a -$13.2 billion trade deficit in 2016 when all products are considered, almost double the -$4.7 billion Mexican shortfall for 2009. Refined petroleum, integrated circuits and microassemblies were major factors behind Mexico’s highest trade deficits by product. China and Japan placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Mexico experienced […]