America’s Top 20 Export States

Shipments from America’s top 20 export states were worth a total US$1.2 trillion in 2015 or about four-fifths of all exports from the United States. The 2015 dollar amount represents a -1.6% drop since 2012. The four leading export states (Texas, California, Washington and New York) account for almost 40% of all American exports by […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Mexico amounted to US$380.8 billion in 2015, up 9% since 2011 but down -4.1% from 2014 to 2015. Mexico’s top 10 exports accounted for 80.1% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Mexico’s total Gross Domestic Product amounted to $2.22 […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Imports

Mexican imports amounted to US$395.2 billion in 2015, up 12.7% since 2011 but down -1.2% from 2014 to 2015. Mexico’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-quarters (72.8%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Mexican imports represent 2.1% of total global imports which totaled $18.729 trillion. From a continental perspective, […]

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$29.4 billion in 2015, down by -27.1% over the five-year period starting in 2011. The value of Canada-EU exports slowed by -15.8% from 2014 to 2015. Canadian imports from the EU equaled $48.1 billion in 2015, down by -8.7% from […]

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 […]

Fastest-Growing American Export Products

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 97 Harmonized Tariff System categories showed any improvement at all over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is […]

Fastest-Growing Canadian Export Products

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 think of when it comes to analyzing international trade supply and demand. Overall, the percentage change in the value of Canadian exports was a -9.6% decline over the 5-year […]

Fastest-Growing American Import Products

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 all US import products was a 1.9% increase over the 5-year timeframe. Please note that this analysis is at the high-level 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better […]