Argentina’s Top 10 Imports

Located mostly in the southern cone-shaped portion of South America, the Argentine Republic bought US$66.7 billion worth of imported goods in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -10.4% dip since 2013 but a 19.9% gain from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, 33.8% of Argentina’s total imports by value in 2017 were purchased from […]

Ecuador’s Top 10 Exports

Ecuador shipped US$19.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -23.4% since 2013 but up by 13.8% from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Ecuador’s exported goods plus services represent 20.4% of total Ecuadorian economic output or Gross Domestic Product. The analysis below focuses […]

Highest Value Brazilian Import Products

Fossil fuels, medications and fertilizers were among the 20 highest value Brazilian import products in 2017. The most valuable Brazilian imports also include automotive parts, cars and trucks. Smartphones is another area where Brazil shows strong import demand. The following list highlights product categories on which Brazilian importers spent the most cash. Unlike most information […]

20 Most Valuable Argentine Export Products

The list for the 20 most valuable Argentine export products in 2017 is topped by soya bean products, corn, trucks and wheat. Gold, biodiesel and copper are also major exports from South America’s second-richest economy. In addition, lobsters and other crustaceans, wine and beef are among the 20 most valuable Argentine export products listed below. […]

Uruguay’s Top 10 Imports

Uruguay imported US$8.4 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -28.2% since 2013 but up by 2.7% from 2016 to 2017. Uruguay’s top 10 imports accounted for 59.5% of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Uruguayan imports represent a mere 0.05% of total global imports which […]

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, […]

Trade Wars: United States Versus Brazil

American and Brazilian exporters and importers exchanged a total of about US$73 billion worth of products, a figure that represents inter-country sales to customers in both nations during 2014. Although United States is the world’s number two exporter with global shipments valued over 7 times higher than those for 24th-place Brazil, that doesn’t mean that […]