Japan Major Product Supply Advantages

Japan ran an overall trade deficit of -US$138.4 billion for 2014. However, Japan did earn positive trade balances with 135 of the 216 foreign geographic entities with which it exchanges exports and imports. Japanese exports to exceeded Japan’s imports from North America by $58.3 billion in 2014. The fact that Japan earns these trade surpluses […]

Mexico Major Product Supply Advantages

Mexico generated an overall trade deficit of -US$2.9 billion for 2014. However, Mexico did earn positive trade balances with 86 of the 223 foreign geographic entities with which it exchanges exports and imports. Mexican exports to exceeded Mexico’s imports from Latin America and Caribbean islands by $31.8 billion in 2014. Similarly, Mexico achieved a $3.5 […]

Germany Major Product Supply Advantages

Germany ran an overall trade surplus of US$287.3 billion for 2014. Drilling down from that total, Germany demonstrated positive trade balances with 163 of the 225 geographic entities with which it exchanges exports and imports for a subtotal surplus of $386.8 billion. German exports to exceeded Germany’s imports from other European countries by $153.1 billion […]

China Major Product Supply Advantages

China ran an overall trade surplus of US$384.3 billion for 2014. Drilling down from that total, mainland China earned positive trade balances with 157 of the 219 geographic entities with which it exchanges exports and imports for a subtotal surplus of $1.1 trillion. Chinese exports to exceeded China’s imports from North America by $263.2 billion […]

Fastest-Growing Cuban Export Products

Four of the 15 fastest-growing Cuban export products posted a gain in value exceeding 1,000% from 2010 to 2014. Increases range from 1,144% for Cuba’s rubber to 69,900% for the base metal cobalt. Overall, Cuban exports declined in value by 16.8% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized […]