Automotive Parts Imports by Country

International purchases of imported automotive parts cost a total US$418.2 billion in 2018. Overall the cost of auto parts imports rose by 11.7% for all importing countries since 2014 when international purchases of auto parts were valued at $374.3 billion. Year over year, imported automotive parts appreciated by 7.5% from 2017 to 2018. From a […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country totaled US$175.6 billion in 2018. Overall that dollar amount reflects a 0.5% increase for all exporting countries since 2014 when paper shipments were valued at $174.7 billion. Year over year, the value of global paper exports accelerated by 8.4% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, European […]

Top Cork Exporting Countries

International sales from cork exports by country totaled US$2 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 10.5% gain from the $1.8 billion in exported cork during 2014, and an 11.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Impermeable, buoyant, elastic and fire retardant material, cork is made from bark tissue. Commercial uses of cork include wine […]

Chemical Exports by Country

Global sales from chemical exports by country totaled US$581.8 billion in 2018. Overall, the dollar value of exported chemicals rose by an average 4.1% for all exporting countries since 2014 when chemical shipments were valued at $559.1 billion. Year over year, the combined total for exported chemicals appreciated by 17.2% from 2017 to 2018. Exported […]

Natural Rubber Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported natural rubber cost an estimated total of US$14.4 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of natural rubber imports for all buyer countries declined by an average -21.8% since 2014 when natural rubber purchases were valued at $18.4 billion. Year over year, imported natural rubber depreciated by -18.7% from 2017 to 2018. […]

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 […]

Cotton Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported cotton in 2018 totaled US$54.8 billion. Overall, the value of cotton imported into all importing countries dropped by an average -2.4% since 2014 when cotton purchases were valued at $56.1 billion. In contrast, global cotton imports accelerated by 11% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, Asian countries bought about […]

US Iron and Steel Imports by Supplier Countries

During 2018, the United States of America imported US$74.8 billion worth of iron and steel (including products made from those metals) from 156 global trade partners. The total value of US iron and steel-related imports registered a -1.7% decrease from 2014 to 2018. Year over year, America‚Äôs purchases of iron and steel expanded by 9.4% […]