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’s purchases of iron and steel expanded by 9.4% […]

Iron Ore Imports by Country

Globally, purchases of imported iron ore totaled US114.9 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of iron ore imports for all importing countries dropped by an average -22.6% since 2014 when iron ore purchases were valued at $148.5 billion. Year over year, the value of iron ore imports fell by -1.2% from 2017 to 2018. From […]

Cotton Exports by Country

Global sales from cotton exports by country in 2018 totaled US$59.1 billion. Overall, the value of cotton exports decreased by an average -8% for all exporting countries since 2014 when cotton shipments were valued at $64.2 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments appreciated by 4% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, Asian suppliers […]

Top Newsprint Exports by Country

Newsprint exports by country totaled US$4.8 billion in 2017, down by -36.2% for all newsprint shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013. Year over year, the value of exported newsprint dipped -5.6% from 2016 to 2017. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of exported newsprint during 2017 with shipments valued […]

Top Glass and Glassware Exports by Country

Glass and glassware exports by country totaled US$71.6 billion in 2017, down by -4.5% for all product shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013. Globally, the value of exported glass and glassware increased 3.5% from 2016 to 2017. Made principally from silica, glass is a hardened material that is typically transparent but can also […]

Top Sand Exporters by Country

Sand exports by country totaled US$1.7 billion in 2017, up by 24.1% for all sand shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013. Globally, the value of exported sand appreciated 31% from 2016 to 2017. Finer than gravel but coarser than silt, sand is material comprised of finely granulated rock and mineral particles. Sand is […]