Benin’s Top 10 Exports

Located in West Africa bordered to its east by Nigeria and to its west by Togo, the Republic of Benin shipped US$731.6 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 21.5% gain since 2013 and an even more robust 78.5% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from […]

India’s Top 10 Exports

Strategically located near highly populated trading partners including China, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the Republic of India shipped US$295.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a -12.1% drop since 2013 but a 13.6% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, India’s […]

US Uranium Imports by Supplying Country

As political tensions flare between the United States and Russia, the vital supply line of enriched uranium exported from Russia to America is put at serious risk. A shutdown of Russia’s enriched uranium exports can lead to much higher uranium prices due to a stark imbalance between America’s enriched uranium supply and demand. During 2016, […]

USA-China Key Product Trade Stats 2017

The United States of America incurred a total -US$395.8 billion deficit exchanging exported and imported goods with the People’s Republic of China during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.3% expansion from America’s -$337.4 billion negative trade balance with China five years earlier in 2013. To give some context to the magnitude of China’s product […]

Belgium’s Top 10 Exports

Belgium shipped US$429.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -16.1% since 2013 but up by 7.9% from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Belgium’s exported goods plus services represent 87.7% of total Belgian economic output or Gross Domestic Product. The analysis below focuses […]

Highest Value Indian Import Products

Fossil fuels including crude oil, coal and petroleum gases were among the 20 highest value Indian import products in 2017. The most valuable Indian imports also include unrefined gold and diamonds. Mobile phones and computers are other products for which India continues to show strong demand. The following list shows on which product categories Indian […]

Egypt’s Top 10 Exports

A transcontinental country that spans Africa’s northeast corner to Asia’s southwest corner via the Sinai Peninsula, the Arab Republic of Egypt shipped US$25.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -9.9% drop since 2013 but a 15.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central […]

Syria’s Top 10 Exports

A West Asian nation bordering Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Israel, the Syrian Arab Republic shipped US$704.4 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from an estimated -92.7% drop since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in, and a -16.5% decline from 2015 to 2016. Syria’s top 10 exports […]