Cotton Imports by Country

The overall value of cotton imports by country amounted to US$50.8 billion during 2015. That figure represents a -26.2% decline in value for imported cotton purchases over the five-year period starting in 2011. Year over year, global cotton imports depreciated by -11.6% from 2014 to 2015. The two-digit Harmonized Tariff System code for cotton is […]

Cotton Exports by Country

Global sales from cotton exports by country amounted to US$54.3 billion in 2015. Overall, the value of cotton exports was down by an average -23.6% for all exporting countries since 2011 when cotton shipments were valued at $71 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments fell in value by -15.3% from 2014 to 2015. The two-digit […]

Chemical Exports by Country

In 2015, global sales from chemical exports by country totaled US$481.4 billion. Overall, the value of chemical exports fell by an average -17% for all exporting countries since 2011 when chemical shipments were $580 billion. The 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 28 for inorganic chemicals and 29 for organic chemicals. Exported inorganic chemicals […]

Top Cork Exporting Countries

Impermeable, buoyant, elastic and fire retardant material, cork is made from bark tissue. Commercial uses of cork include wine stoppers, bulletin boards, wall or floor tiles and even spacecraft heat shields. Cork exports by country totaled US$1.6 billion in 2015, down by an average -12.8% for all cork exporting countries over the five-year period starting […]

Iron Ore Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported iron ore in 2015 totaled US$91.2 billion. Overall, the value of iron ore imports for all importing countries fell by an average -51.4% since 2011 when iron ore purchases were valued at $187.6 billion. From a continental perspective, Asian countries consumed the highest dollar worth of imported iron ore during 2015 […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country amounted to US$156.1 billion in 2015, down by an overall -17.7% for all paper shippers over the five-year period starting in 2011 and ending in 2015. The decrease in value of global paper exports moderated to -10.4% from 2014 to 2015. Among continents, European Union countries accounted for […]

Natural Rubber Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported natural rubber in 2015 totaled US$14.2 billion. Overall, the value of natural rubber imports for all importing countries was down by an average -64.2% since 2011 when natural rubber purchases were valued at $39.5 billion. From a continental perspective, Asian countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of imported natural rubber […]

Cement Exports by Country

Global cement exports by country totaled US$9.7 billion in 2015. 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 metric should come […]