Highest Value Canadian Import Products

Cars, trucks and automobile parts were among the 20 highest value Canadian import products in 2016. The most valuable Canadian imports also include computers, related accessories and mobile phones. Fossil-fuel energy products is another area where Canada boasts strong domestic demand, which explains why both crude oil as well as refined petroleum appear among Canada’s […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Mexico’s 10 largest export companies manufacture beverages enjoyed by drinkers around the world. Two businesses that export diversified metals also appear on the list, as do two industrial conglomerates. Overall, the value of exports from the Mexico increased by 9% from US$349.3 billion in 2011 to $380.7 billion during 2015. In the analysis […]

UK Major Trade Balances with America

United States of America is the United Kingdom’s second-biggest trade partner after the European Union. UK’s exports to the US totaled US$69.3 billion in 2015, up by 10.2% over the five-year period starting in 2011. Great Britain’s imports from America amounted to $58.1 billion, down by -6.3% since 2011. Overall, the UK generated a $11.3 […]

Canada’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Five large petroleum industry conglomerates are highlighted on the list of Canada’s top 10 major export companies. Our rankings were determined based on company asset value as of May 2016. Three diversified metals and mining giants also placed on the list. Resource-based export businesses have been hit hard by the one-two punch of lower oil […]

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 […]

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 […]