Cement Imports by Country

International purchases of imported cement cost a total US$11 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of cement imports declined by -23.2% for all importing countries since 2014 when international purchases of cement were valued at $14.3 billion. Year over year, globally imported cement depreciated by -10.7%. An ingredient of concrete, cement is a binder substance […]

Cement Exports by Country

Global sales from cement exports by country totaled US$10.1 billion in 2018. 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 accounts for about two-thirds of exported global cement supplies. That […]

Cannabis Oils Imports by Country

International purchases of imported cannabis oils cost a total US$3.1 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of cannabis oils imports increased by 39.4% for all importing countries since 2014 when international purchases of cannabis oils amounted to $2.2 billion. Year over year, global spending on imported cannabis oils rose by 15.8% from 2017 to 2018. […]

Paper Imports by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported paper cost a total US$177.5 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of paper imports decreased by -0.5% for all importing countries since 2014 when international purchases of paper were valued at $178.3 billion. Year over year, imported paper purchases expanded by 7.7% from 2017 to 2018. Paper is produced by pressing […]

Automotive Parts Imports by Country

International purchases of imported automotive parts cost a total US$418.2 billion in 2018. Overall the cost of auto parts imports rose by 11.7% for all importing countries since 2014 when international purchases of auto parts were valued at $374.3 billion. Year over year, imported automotive parts appreciated by 7.5% from 2017 to 2018. From a […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country totaled US$175.6 billion in 2018. Overall that dollar amount reflects a 0.5% increase for all exporting countries since 2014 when paper shipments were valued at $174.7 billion. Year over year, the value of global paper exports accelerated by 8.4% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, European […]

Top Cork Exporting Countries

International sales from cork exports by country totaled US$2 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 10.5% gain from the $1.8 billion in exported cork during 2014, and an 11.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Impermeable, buoyant, elastic and fire retardant material, cork is made from bark tissue. Commercial uses of cork include wine […]

Natural Rubber Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported natural rubber cost an estimated total of US$14.4 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of natural rubber imports for all buyer countries declined by an average -21.8% since 2014 when natural rubber purchases were valued at $18.4 billion. Year over year, imported natural rubber depreciated by -18.7% from 2017 to 2018. […]