Car Exports by Country

Total global car exports by country were valued at US$775.2 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 $775.2 billion in total international car exports for 2018 reflects a 9.3% increase since 2014 and a 3.4% acceleration compared to […]

Exported Paintings and Drawings by Country

Worldwide, exports of paintings and drawings by country totaled US$22.2 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 24.5% gain since 2014, and a 23.2% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Paintings and drawings may be subjective art where traditionally beauty resides in the eye of the beholder. What’s statistically indisputable is that exported artwork places […]

Bicycles Exports by Country

International sales for bicycles exports by country totaled US$9.2 billion in 2018. Overall the value of exported bicycles fell by an average -2.5% for all exporting countries since 2014 when worldwide shipments of bicycles were valued at $9.5 billion. Year over year, exports of bicycles appreciated by 2.3% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Asian […]

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, […]

Top Global Energy Exports Statistical Trends

Overall exports of major energy products including oil, gas, coal, electricity and uranium totaled US$2.182 trillion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 14.2% increase for worldwide energy exported from 2017 to 2018, but a -26.5% retreat from $2.968 trillion five years earlier in 2014. Crude plus refined petroleum oils represent roughly four-fifths (79.3%) of […]

World’s Fastest-Growing Export Products

After analyzing 2018 data for the exports that generate the highest dollar value in international sales, we found three products that realized increased revenues by over 50% from 2014 to 2018: machinery for making semi-conductors, textile footwear, and beauty, makeup or skin care preparations. Close behind in fourth-place was electric storage batteries via a 49.3% […]

Natural Rubber Exports by Country

Global sales from natural rubber exports by country totaled US$13.1 billion in 2018. That amount reflects an average -22.1% drop in value since 2014 when natural rubber shipments were worth $16.8 billion. Year over year, exported natural rubber depreciated by -19.9% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Asian countries exported $11.1 billion or 84.7% of […]

Most Valuable Recession-Proof Export Products

Among the world’s 250 highest-value exported goods, just 13 posted increases in their international revenues from 2008 to 2009 during the Great Recession. The products highlighted in this article are also potential winners in the much-anticipated slowdown after 10 years of record economic expansion. All told, the value of all goods exported in 2009 fell […]