Top Stainless Steel Exporters by Country

Global sales from stainless steel exports by country amounted to US$1.2 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of stainless steel exports were down by an average -48.1% for all exporting countries since 2012 when stainless steel shipments were valued at $2.3 billion. Year over year, the decline for exported stainless steel was more modest at […]

Iron Ore Exports by Country

Iron ore is in demand for construction projects around the world. Global sales from iron ore exports by country amounted to US$71.8 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of iron ore exports were down by an average -45.4% for all exporting countries since 2012 when iron ore shipments were valued at $131.5 billion but rose […]

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. […]

Top Tin Exporters

In 2015, global sales for tin exports amounted to US$690.5 million in 2015. That amount represents a 48.4% increase from 2011 but includes a -32.1% decline from 2014 to 2015. Tin is a key ingredient used to solder microelectronic components to circuit boards, and can prevent corrosion when coating other metals. The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff […]

Palladium Exports by Country

Palladium is a silvery-white rare metal used to make vehicle catalytic converters, jewelry, timepieces, electrical contacts, surgical instruments, spark plugs and blood sugar test strips. Like gold, silver and platinum, palladium is used for bullion with its own currency codes. Overall palladium exports by country totaled US$7.8 billion in 2015, down by an average -2.7% […]