Ecuador’s Bananas Exports by Country

Blessed with plantations located in the northwestern part of South America, Ecuador is the world’s number one exporter of bananas including plantains. During 2017, Ecuador exported US$3 billion worth of bananas delivered to 71 countries worldwide. That dollar amount reflects a 30.6% increase since 2013 and a 11.1% upswing from 2016 to 2017. The latest […]

Bolivia’s Top Trading Partners

A landlocked country in western-central South America, the Plurinational State of Bolivia shipped US$7.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 0.04% of overall global exports estimated at $17.581 trillion. From a continental perspective, $3.6 billion or 45.4% of Bolivian exports by value were delivered to other Latin American […]

Argentina’s Top 10 Exports

Located in the southern half of South America, the Argentine Republic shipped US$58.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -23.5% decline since 2013 but a 0.7% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Argentina’s exported goods plus services represent […]

Chile’s Top 10 Imports

Chilean imports amounted to US$59.5 billion in 2017, down by -25% since 2013 but up by 1.1% from 2016 to 2017. As of June 2018, Chile’s import purchases were valued at $33 billion up 16.6% compared to the first 6 months of 2017. Chile’s imports represent a tiny 0.4% of total global imports which totaled […]

Bolivia’s Top 10 Imports

Bolivia imported US$9.3 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -0.5% since 2013 but up by 10.4% from 2016 to 2017. Bolivian imports represent 0.06% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental perspective, $4.1 billion or 43.9% of Bolivia’s total imports […]

Bolivia’s Top 10 Exports

Located near South America’s mid-western coastline, the Plurinational State of Bolivia shipped US$7.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -35.7% decline since 2013 but a 10.9% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Bolivia’s exported goods plus services represent […]

Chile’s Top 10 Exports

A South American nation occupying a long strip of land bordering with Argentina to its east, Peru to its north and Bolivia to its northeast, Chile shipped US$65.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a -14.9% drop from 2013 to 2017 but an 8.7% increase from 2016 to […]

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$67 billion in 2017, up by 232.5% from a $20.1 billion surplus in 2010. Year over year, the $67 billion in black ink in 2017 represents a robust 40.5% improvement from the $47.7 billion surplus that Brazil generated for 2016. As of June 2018, Brazil’s trade surplus […]