Ecuador’s Top 10 Imports

Ecuador imported US$19.8 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -26.7% since 2013 but up by 22.6% from 2016 to 2017. Ecuador’s top 10 imports accounted for over two-thirds (69.1%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Ecuadorian imports represent 0.1% of total global imports which […]

Highest Value Brazilian Export Products

Soya beans represent the number one product among the highest-value Brazilian exports for 2017. Other valuable shipments from Brazil range from crude oil and aircraft to staples including sugar, poultry, coffee and corn. The following list shows which Brazilian exports generated the most sales revenue during 2017. Unlike most information currently available on the web, […]

Brazil’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of Brazil’s 10 largest export companies are players in the iron and steel industry while two other mammoth Brazilian firms are food processing businesses. Brazil’s largest multinationals that support international trade transactions are financial institutions Banco do Brasil and Banco Bradesco. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of […]

Peru’s Top 10 Exports

Peru shipped US$36 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 34.8% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 8.4% from 2015 to 2016. Peru’s top 10 exports accounted for over four-fifths (81.4%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]

Top South American Export Countries

Exports from South America totaled US$440.8 billion in 2016, down in value by a third (-33%) from 2012 when shipments were valued at $657.9 billion. Year over year, South American export products depreciated by -52% from 2015 to 2016. To give some perspective on their importance from a global economic perspective, South American exports represent […]

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 2016, Ecuador exported US$2.7 billion worth of bananas delivered to 71 countries worldwide. That dollar amount represents a 31.7% increase since 2012 but a -2.8% downtick from 2015 to 2016. Despite the […]

Bolivia’s Top 10 Exports

Bolivia shipped US$7.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 33.7% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -18.8% from 2015 to 2016. Bolivia’s top 10 exports accounted for 94.5% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Bolivia’s Top Trading Partners

Bolivia shipped US$7.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 0.04% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for the prior year 2015. From a continental perspective, $3.4 billion or 47.4% of Bolivian exports by value were delivered to other Latin American (excluding Mexico) or Caribbean countries while […]