Canada’s Top 10 Imports

Canada imported US$403 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 25.4% since 2009 but down by -3.9% from 2015 to 2016. Canada’s top 10 imports accounted for almost two-thirds (64.6%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Canadian imports represent 2.4% of total global imports benchmarked […]

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% […]

Highest Value Canadian Export Products

The list of 20 highest value Canadian export products highlights a resource economy heavily dependent on global sales of oil, lumber, wheat, metals and chemicals. The overall leader among Canada’s exports is from the manufacturing sectors, namely cars. Automobile parts and accessories as well as aircraft products also rank among bestselling Canadian products on international […]

Highest Value US Import Products

Cars, trucks and automotive parts and accessories were among the 20 highest value US import products in 2016. The most valuable US imports also include smartphones, computer hardware and accessories. Petroleum is another area where America’s domestic supply lags demand, which explains why both crude oil as well as processed oils appear on the top […]

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 […]