Top Heroin Exporters

Heroin is a legitimate export product listed in the Harmonized Tariff System manual. Global sales from heroin exporters totaled US$343.8 million during 2018. That dollar figure reflects a -45.1% decrease since 2014 but a 4.3% gain from 2017 to 2018. At least that’s international sales for the legally registered and traded versions of the chemical […]

Top Exported Hats by Country

Worldwide sales for exported hats and similar headgear totaled US$9.8 billion during 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 13.8% increase since 2014 and an 8.7% uptick from 2017 to 2018. As a head covering, hats are worn for diverse reasons. These encompass protection against the weather, religious purposes, ceremonial celebrations such as graduation, safety and […]

Cellphone Exports by Country

Global sales from cellphone exports by country totaled US$283 billion in 2018. Overall the value of worldwide cellphone shipments rose by an average 4.6% for all exporting countries since 2014 when exported cellphones were valued at $270.6 billion. Year over year, export sales of cellphones appreciated by 2.1% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental […]

Top Fireworks Exporters

Worldwide sales of fireworks exports by country totaled US$1.03 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of exported fireworks increased by an average 4.7% for all exporting countries since 2014 when shipments of fireworks were valued at $982.7 million. Year over year, the value of exported fireworks appreciated by 21% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, […]

Car Exports by Country

Total global car exports by country were valued at US$744.7 billion for 2018. Cars represent the world’s number three exported product by value, trailing both exports of crude oil and refined petroleum oils. The $744.7 billion in total international car exports for 2018 represents a 5.1% increase since 2014 but a -0.7% slowdown compared to […]

Top Military Weapons Exporters

International sales of exported military weapons (excluding artillery products) totaled US$390.9 million in 2018. That dollar figure reflects a -3.5% drop since 2014 but a 12% increase in value from 2017 to 2018. Applying a continental perspective, North America shipped the highest value of non-artillery military weapons at $198.3 million or 50.7% of worldwide exports […]

Top Sand Exporters by Country

Natural sand exports by country totaled US$1.7 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 11.6% pop for all sand shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported natural sands appreciated 9.2% from 2017 to 2018. Finer than gravel but coarser than silt, sand is material comprised of […]

Top Video Games Exports by Country

Worldwide exports of video game consoles and related equipment totaled US$24.4 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 61% increase for all video games shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014 when exported video games were worth $15.2 billion. From year to year, international sales of video games rose by 2% from 2017 […]