Highest Value North Korean Export Products

Anthracite — a hard, shiny type of coal containing the highest carbon concentration — tops the list of highest value export products from North Korea in 2016. North Korea is also known for its exports of metals, and clothing from T-shirts to hooded pullovers. The following list shows which North Korean exports generated the most […]

Chemical Exports by Country

Global sales from chemical exports by country amounted to US$450.6 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of exported chemicals were down by an average -21.8% for all exporting countries since 2012 when chemical shipments were valued at $576.3 billion. The 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 28 for inorganic chemicals and 29 for organic […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country amounted to US$154.4 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of paper exports were down by an average -7.9% for all exporting countries since 2012 when paper shipments were valued at $167.6 billion. Year over year, the retreat in value of global paper exports moderated to -1.7% from 2015 […]

Natural Rubber Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported natural rubber totaled US$12.5 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of natural rubber imports for all importing countries was down by an average -55.3% since 2012 when natural rubber purchases were valued at $28.1 billion. Year over year, imported natural rubber retreated by -12.8% from 2015 to 2016. From a continental […]

Cotton Exports by Country

Global sales from cotton exports by country amounted to US$51.2 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of cotton exports were down by an average -24.5% for all exporting countries since 2012 when cotton shipments were valued at $67.8 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments fell in value by -9.2% from 2015 to 2016. The two-digit […]

Cement Exports by Country

Global sales from cement exports by country amounted to US$9.1 billion in 2016. An essential construction material, cement is typically sold in the form of grey or white powder or “clinker” lumps and modules fused together with limestone and alumino-silicates like clay. By category, Portland cement accounted for 69.4% of exported global cement supplies. That […]

Iron Ore Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported iron ore in 2016 totaled US$84.2 billion. Overall, the value of iron ore imports for all importing countries was down by an average -46.7% since 2012 when iron ore purchases were valued at $158 billion. Year over year, the value of iron ore imports retreated by -7.8% from 2015 to 2016. […]

Cotton Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported cotton in 2016 totaled US$45.6 billion. Overall, the value of cotton imports for all importing countries was down by an average 27.2% since 2012 when cotton purchases were valued at $62.7 billion. Year over year, global cotton imports depreciated by -11.2% from 2015 to 2016. The two-digit Harmonized Tariff System code […]