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 […]

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 […]

Major Imported Products by Continent

As international product buyers, Asia represents the most lucrative continent consuming US$6.769 trillion worth of imported products during 2017. In second place was Europe at $6.377 trillion trailed by North America’s $3.621 trillion in import purchases. Smaller amounts were imported by South American countries ($892.6 billion in imports), Africa ($492 billion), Oceania ($290.4 billion) led […]

Top Continents for Exported Products

Asian exporters accounted for over two-fifths (41.7%) of the overall US$17.585 trillion worth of exported goods shipped during 2017. Close behind in second place were European countries trailed by suppliers in North America, South America, Africa, Oceania (led by Australia and New Zealand), then Central America. Below are exporting entities at the continent level. Continents […]

Venezuela’s Top 10 Imports

Products imported into the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela totaled an estimated US$10.1 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -77.6% decline since 2013 and a -35.2% slowdown from 2016 to 2017. Top suppliers accounting for about three-quarters (74.5%) of Venezuela’s international purchases were: United States (23.3%), China (17%), Brazil (10%), Colombia (5%), Mexico (5%), […]

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 […]