Refined Oil Exports by Country

Global sales for exports of refined petroleum oils by country totaled US$785.7 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of exported refined petroleum oils fell by an average -20.3% for all exporting countries since 2014 when refined oil shipments were valued at $985.6 billion. Year over year, the value of global refined oil exports rose 18.8% […]

Top Artificial Joints Exporters by Country

Exported artificial joints by country totaled US$10.6 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an average 7.6% increase for all artificial joints sellers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of globally exported artificial joints accelerated by 6.8% from 2017 to 2018. As the massive cohort of baby boomers continues […]

Hong Kong’s Top 10 Exports

Formerly a British Empire colony and now formally called the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong shipped US$569.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 8.6% gain since 2014 and a 3.5% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from […]

World’s Top Export Products

Which export product categories were most lucrative during 2018 in terms of sales? That’s an important question for profit-minded entrepreneurs looking for opportunities to focus on goods attracting the greatest demand around the world. Electronics and machinery including computers have overtaken mineral fuels-related goods as the world’s most valuable export products. This trend persists despite […]

Top Human Hair Exporters by Country

Raw human hair has significant commercial value. In some countries, criminals have made hair-theft muggings a recurrent problem. Natural human hair is also a coveted commodity in international trade, processed by businesses into hair extensions and wigs. Globally, international sales of exported human hair (excluding hair extensions and wigs) totaled US$76.8 million in 2018. That […]

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 […]

Uranium Exports by Country

Uranium is a silvery-white metal that is weakly radioactive with unique nuclear properties. Uranium’s major uses are as high-density penetrators in the military sector and as a fuel for nuclear power plants in the civilian sphere. There are three major subcategories of uranium. The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 284410 for natural uranium […]

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 […]