Top Oceanian Export Countries

You’re forgiven if you know little about Oceania, a geographic region comprised of many islands sprinkled on the Pacific Ocean. Some people assume that Oceania is limited to Australia and New Zealand, two nations that are top of mind when they search for product suppliers globally. Exports from Oceania were worth about US$235.5 billion in […]

Tonga’s Top 10 Exports

A group of 36 inhabited islands in the South Pacific, the Kingdom of Tonga shipped US$14.7 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -5.4% drop since 2012 but a 20.9% gain from 2015 to 2016. Tonga’s top 10 exports accounted for 89.5% of the overall value of its […]

Samoa’s Top 10 Exports

An Oceanic island group about 3,200 kilometers (1,988.4 miles) northeast of New Zealand, the Independent State of Samoa shipped US$56 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -26.4% decline since 2012 and a -4.9% retreat from 2015 to 2016. Samoa’s top 10 exports accounted for 96.1% of […]

Top 10 Exports from Solomon Islands

A sovereign Oceanian nation comprised of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands northeast of Australia, Solomon Islands shipped US$437.3 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -10.6% decline since 2013 but a 9.2% year-over-year gain since 2015. Solomon Islands’ top 10 exports accounted for 99% […]

Fiji’s Top 10 Exports

An island country in the South Pacific Ocean northeast of New Zealand, Fiji shipped US$926.1 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -24.1% decline since 2012 but a 3.5% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Fiji’s top 10 exports accounted for almost three-quarters (73.7%) of the overall value […]

Trade Wars: China Versus Australia

Chinese and Australian exporters and importers exchanged a total of about US$136.8 billion worth of products, a figure that represents inter-country sales to customers in both nations during 2014. Although China is the world’s number one exporter with global shipments valued almost 10 times higher than those for number 21 Australia, that doesn’t mean that […]

Australia Major Product Supply Advantages

Australia ran an overall trade surplus of US$12.9 billion for 2014. Australia earned positive trade balances with 114 of the 219 foreign geographic entities with which it exchanges exports and imports for a subtotal surplus of $88 billion. Australian exports to exceeded Australia’s imports from Asian nations by $65.4 billion in 2014. Similarly, Australia achieved […]

Fastest-Growing Oceanian Export Countries

Overall, the average increase in the total value of all Oceanian exports was 23.6% from 2010 to 2014. Based on 2014 export data, four Oceanian exporters more than doubled the value of their shipments over the 5-year period. Kiribati, an island nation in the Central Pacific ocean, enjoyed by far the largest gain. Fastest-Growing Oceanian […]