Top South American Export Countries

Exports from South America were worth US$464.5 billion in 2015, down -30.3% from 2011 when shipments were valued at $666.8 billion. Year over year, the decline in value was -21.9% from 2014 to 2015. South American exports represent an estimated 2.8% of total world exports. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic […]

Brazil’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of Brazil’s 10 largest export companies are players in the iron and steel industry. Three other mammoth Brazilian firms are food processing businesses, while the largest multinational in Brazil Petrobras is a world-class oil and gas competitor. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Brazilian exports fell by […]

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Food products including soya beans, corn, chicken and frozen beef were major factors behind Brazil’s highest trade surpluses by product. Netherlands and China placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Brazil experienced the highest positive trade balances. Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$19.7 billion in 2015, down by -33.9% […]

Bolivia’s Top 15 Import Partners

Bolivia shipped US$8.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 0.1% of overall global exports estimated at $16.347 trillion. From a continental perspective, $5.2 billion or 57.9% of Bolivia’s total exports by value in 2015 were delivered to other Latin American (excluding Mexican) or Caribbean trade partners. Asian importers […]

Uruguay’s Top 10 Imports

Uruguayan imports amounted to US$9.5 billion in 2015, down -11.5% since 2011. Uruguay’s top 10 imports accounted for roughly two-thirds (62.3%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Uruguayan imports represent a mere 0.06% of total global imports which totaled $16.582 trillion in 2015. From a continental perspective, $3.4 billion or […]

Uruguay’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Uruguay amounted to US$7.7 billion in 2015, down -3.1% since 2011 and down a more severe -16.3% from 2014 to 2015. Uruguay’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (74.7%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Uruguay’s total Gross Domestic […]

Colombia’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Colombia amounted to US$35.7 billion in 2015, down -37.3% since 2011 when exports totaled $57 billion. Year over year, the value of Colombian exports fell by -34.9%. Colombia’s top 10 exports accounted for 80% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook […]

Highest Value Bolivian Export Products

Petroleum gases plus crude and refined oils were among the 20 highest value Bolivian export products in 2015. The most valuable Bolivian exports encompass gold, silver and jewelry. Zinc, tin, lead and copper also appear among Bolivia’s highest value exports. The following list shows on which product categories Bolivian exporters generated the most revenue. Unlike […]