Top Paint Exports by Country

Total combined exports of different types of paint by country totaled US$22.4 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a modest -0.02% decrease for global paint shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, international sales of paint gained 7% from 2017 to 2018. The value of exported paint made from synthetic […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country totaled US$177.2 billion in 2018. Overall that dollar amount reflects a 1.6% increase for all exporting countries since 2014 when paper shipments were valued at $174.4 billion. Year over year, the value of global paper exports accelerated by 9.7% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, European […]

Top Gravel Exporters by Country

Gravel exports by country totaled US$2.9 billion in 2018, down by -3.8% for all gravel shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported gravel increased by 4% from 2017 to 2018. A loose aggregation of rock fragments, gravel is a key ingredient for surfacing roadways particularly for roads […]

Cotton Exports by Country

Global sales from cotton exports by country in 2018 totaled US$59.2 billion. Overall, the value of cotton exports decreased by an average -7.8% for all exporting countries since 2014 when cotton shipments were valued at $64.2 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments appreciated by 4.3% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, Asian suppliers […]

Top Glass and Glassware Exports by Country

Glass and glassware exports by country totaled US$76.5 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 2.6% gain for all product shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014 when shipments of these commodities were worth $74.6 billion. Year over year, the value of exported glass and glassware increased 5.9% from 2017 to 2018. Made […]

Top Sand Exporters by Country

Natural sand exports by country totaled US$1.7 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 11.6% pop for all sand shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported natural sands appreciated 9.2% from 2017 to 2018. Finer than gravel but coarser than silt, sand is material comprised of […]

Top Newsprint Exports by Country

Worldwide, newsprint exports by country totaled US$5.4 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -23% drop for all newsprint shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported newsprint increased by 13.1% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Europe sold the highest dollar worth of exported newsprint during […]

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 […]