Trade Wars: China Versus USA

Chinese and American exporters and importers exchanged a total US$635.7 billion worth of products in 2018. That total for international sales to customers in both superpower nations reflects a 14.1% increase from the $557.2 billion in intercountry trade during 2014. Although China is the world’s number one exporter with global shipments worth almost 1.5 times […]

Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa totaled US$497.3 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -7.4% decrease since 2014 but a 17.8% uptick from 2017 to 2018. In comparison, global exports from all countries equaled $19.347 trillion in 2018, rising 2.4% in value since 2014 and appreciating by 10.2% from 2017 to 2018. Africa’s exports represent an […]

Top Asian Export Countries

Exports from Asia totaled an estimated US$6.928 trillion in 2018. That dollar amount for the Asian continent reflects a 2.4% uptick since 2014 and a 10.2% year-over-year increase from 2017 to 2018. International product sales originating from Asia represent over a third (35.8%) of overall global exports. Calculated using statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s […]

Argentina’s Top 10 Exports

Located in the southern half of South America, the Argentine Republic shipped US$61.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -10% decline since 2014 but a 5.4% uptick from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, about a third of Argentine exports by value are delivered to fellow […]

Top Central American Export Countries

Exports from Central America were worth US$48.6 billion in 2018, falling -4.9% since 2014 but up by 0.2% from 2017 to 2018. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $19.347 trillion in 2018, rising 2.4% in value since 2014 and increasing by 10.2% year over year. To give further context, consider that Central […]

Top Oceanian Export Countries

Exported products from the continent called Oceania were worth an estimated US$310.4 billion in 2018, up by 0.4% since 2014 when exports were valued at $309.3 billion. Year over year, Oceanian exports increased by 9.6% from 2017 to 2018. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $19.347 trillion in 2018, rising 2.4% in […]

Top North American Export Countries

Exports from North America were worth US$2.567 trillion for 2018, up by 3% since 2014 when shipments totaled $2.492 trillion. Year over year, the value of North American exports appreciated by 8% from 2017 to 2018 and increased in value by 3% since 2014. Exports from North America represent about 13.3% of all products exported […]

Paraguay’s Top 10 Exports

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. As of July 24, 2019, Paraguay exported $4.1 billion worth of goods during the first 6 months of 2019 down -16.5% compared to the same period […]