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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. Global sales from cork exports by country amounted to US$1.6 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of cork exports were down by an average […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]