Highest Value North Korean Export Products

Anthracite–a hard, shiny type of coal containing the highest carbon concentration–is the top seller within North Korea’s the highest value export product category in 2017. North Korea is also known for its exports of metals including iron and lead, as well as clothing from coats and jackets to swimwear and T-shirts. The following list shows […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country totaled US$161.5 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of paper exports fell by an average -6.4% for all exporting countries since 2013 when paper shipments were valued at $172.6 billion. Year over year, the value of global paper exports rose by 5% from 2016 to 2017. From a […]

Chemical Exports by Country

Global sales from chemical exports by country totaled US$489.5 billion in 2017. Overall, the dollar value of exported chemicals fell by an average -15.5% for all exporting countries since 2013 when chemical shipments were valued at $579.4 billion. Year over year, the combined total for exported chemicals appreciated by 8.2% from 2016 to 2017. Exported […]

Natural Rubber Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported natural rubber totaled US$17.3 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of natural rubber imports for all importing countries fell by an average -30.7% since 2013 when natural rubber purchases were valued at $25 billion. Year over year, imported natural rubber appreciated by 36.5% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, […]

Iron Ore Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported iron ore in 2017 totaled US115.5 billion. Overall, the value of iron ore imports for all importing countries fell by an average -30% since 2013 when iron ore purchases were valued at $165 billion. Year over year, the value of iron ore imports advanced by 34.4% from 2016 to 2017. From […]

Cement Exports by Country

Global sales from cement exports by country totaled US$8.8 billion in 2017. 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 67% of exported global cement supplies. That metric […]

Cotton Exports by Country

Global sales from cotton exports by country in 2017 totaled US$53.7 billion. Overall, the value of cotton exports were down by an average -25.4% for all exporting countries since 2013 when cotton shipments were valued at $72 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments appreciated by 1.8% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Asian […]