Brazil’s Top 10 Exports

The biggest country by population and land area for both South America and Latin America, Brazil shipped an estimated US$239.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 10.2% gain year over year from 2017 and up 6.6% since 2014. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World […]

Venezuela’s Top 10 Exports

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela shipped an estimated US$33 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018, down by -53.2% since 2014 but with a 3.1% upturn from 2017 to 2018. A federal republic on South America’s northern coast, Venezuela is bordered by Guyana to its east, Brazil to its south and Colombia to […]

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$58.7 billion in 2018, up by 96.9% from its $29.8 billion surplus in 2011. Year over year, the $58.7 billion in black ink in 2018 reflects a -12.4% setback from its $67 billion surplus that Brazil generated for 2017. Food products including soya beans, sugar, chicken, corn […]

Uruguay’s Top 10 Exports

Located in the southeastern part of South America, the Oriental Republic of Uruguay shipped US$7.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount represents a -16.6% reduction since 2014 and a -3.1% dip from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Uruguay’s exported goods plus […]

Venezuela’s Top 10 Imports

Products imported into the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela totaled an estimated US$10.6 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -73.2% decline since 2014 but a 0.2% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Given Venezuela’s population of 31.7 million people, its total $10.6 billion in estimated imports for 2018 translates to roughly $350 in yearly product […]

Uruguay’s Top 10 Imports

Uruguay imported US$9 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2018, down by -16.4% since 2014 but up by 6.4% from 2017 to 2018. Uruguayan imports represent a tiny 0.05% of total global imports which totaled $17.788 trillion one year prior. From a continental perspective, 39.1% of Uruguay’s total imports by value in […]

Ecuador’s Top 10 Exports

Located in northwestern South America, the Republic of Ecuador shipped US$21.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -16% retreat since 2014 but a 13% expansion from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Ecuador’s exported goods plus services represent 20.8% of […]

Bolivia’s Top Trading Partners

A landlocked country in western-central South America, the Plurinational State of Bolivia shipped US$9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That figure represents roughly 0.05% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion one year earlier. From a continental perspective, almost half (48.6%) of Bolivian exports by value were delivered to fellow […]