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 […]

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 […]

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. 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 money in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]