France’s Top 10 Exports

France shipped US$488.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 5.3% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -1.1% from 2015 to 2016. France’s top 10 exports accounted for almost two-thirds (62.2%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

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$22.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -23.5% drop since 2012 contrasted with a 2.5% gain from 2015 to 2016. Egypt’s top 10 exports […]

World’s Top Exports Report Card for Products and Countries

Global export sales were US$15.913 trillion in 2016 based on International Trade Centre statistics (as of January 4, 2018). That exported product metric represents a -13.3% setback from 2012. Year-over-year, worldwide export sales declined by -3% from 2015 to 2016. In this analysis, we look at the latest statistics surrounding the world’s top exports to […]

Japan’s Top 10 Exports

Japan shipped US$645.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 11.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 3.2% from 2015 to 2016. Japan’s top 10 exports accounted for over three quarters (77.6%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International […]

China’s Rice Imports by Country

Given the 1.4 billion mouths to feed in China, it should come as no surprise that the People’s Republic is the world’s number 1 importer of rice. Rice imports by country cost China a total US$1.6 billion in purchases from 12 rice-supplying trade partners in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 40.9% increase since 2012 […]

United States Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three computer hardware titans, two mammoth petroleum conglomerates, two medical industry players, plus two well-established automotive brands dominate the list of America’s top 10 major export companies. America’s leading international product suppliers were vetted based on company asset value as of May 2017. In the analysis below, we compare the top 10 export businesses based […]

United Kingdom’s Top 10 Imports

United Kingdom imported US$636.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 15.2% since 2009 and up by 0.9% from 2015 to 2016. United Kingdom’s top 10 imports accounted for two-thirds (66.1%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. UK imports represent 3.9% of total global imports […]

Czech Republic’s Top 10 Exports

Czech Republic shipped US$162.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 44.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 3.6% from 2015 to 2016. Czech Republic’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (74.7%) of the overall value of its global shipments. The Czech Republic is also called […]