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$11.8 billion in 2017, up by […]

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$862.7 billion deficit for 2017, up […]

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, […]

United States Top 10 Imports

America imported US$2.409 trillion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, up by 3.6% since 2013 and accelerating by 7.2% from 2016 to 2017. United States top 10 imports in 2017 accounted for two-thirds (67%) of the overall value of American imported products. US imports represent 15% of the estimated $16.054 trillion in […]

Canada’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Five large petroleum industry conglomerates are showcased on our list of Canada’s top 10 major product exporting companies. Similarly, three multinationals from the diversified metals and mining sector are included. The following analysis compares Canada’s top 10 export businesses in terms of asset values, sales and profitability as of May 2017. The Canadian city where […]

United States Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three computer hardware titans, two mammoth petroleum conglomerates, two medical industry players, plus two well-established automotive brands dominate the list of America’s top 10 major export companies. America’s leading international product suppliers were vetted based on company asset value as of May 2017. In the analysis below, we compare the top 10 export businesses based […]

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 […]

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 […]