Paraguay’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked South American country surrounded by Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia, Paraguay shipped US$9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -6.1% dip since 2014 but a 4.2% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Paraguay’s exported goods plus services […]

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$75.4 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 0.4% increase from 2014 to 2014 and an 8.9% expansion from 2017 to […]

Brazil’s Top 10 Imports

Brazil imported US$181.2 billion worth of goods sourced from around the globe in 2018, down by -20.9% since 2014 but up by 20.2% from 2017 to 2018. Brazilian imports represent 1% of total global imports totaling an estimated $17.788 trillion for 2017. From a continental perspective, 35.9% of Brazil’s total imports by value in 2018 […]

Argentina’s Top 10 Imports

Located mostly in the southern cone-shaped portion of South America, the Argentine Republic bought US$65.4 billion worth of imported goods in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 0.8% gain since 2014 but a -2.2% downturn from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, over a third of Argentina’s total imports by value in 2018 were […]

Chile’s Top 10 Imports

Chilean imports amounted to US$68.5 billion in 2018, down by -5.9% since 2014 but up by 5.3% from 2017 to 2018. Chile’s imports represent a tiny 0.4% of total global imports which totaled $17.788 trillion estimated for one year earlier in 2017. From a continental perspective, 34.2% of Chile’s total imports by value in 2018 […]

Major Exports by Continent

By value, roughly four-fifths (79.2%) of all globally exported products during 2017 originated from Asia and Europe. A large portion of Asia’s major exports are electronics components, mobile phones, computers and related equipment. Leading exported goods from Europe are cars and automotive parts or accessories. Listed below are searchable tables showing the 25 major exported […]

Brazil’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

A pair of Brazil’s largest exports-related companies are players operating in the iron and steel industry while two other mammoth Brazilian firms are food processing businesses. In addition, a duo of large multinational financial institutions–Banco do Brasil and Banco Bradesco–service and support international trade transactions made by exporters. To give some international trade perspective on […]

Top South American Export Countries

Exports from South America totaled US$506.1 billion in 2017, down by -21.4% from 2013 when shipments were valued at $643.6 billion. Year over year, South America’s exported products appreciated by 14.3% from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $17.585 trillion in 2017, falling -6.9% in value since 2013 but […]