Top Beef Exporting Countries

Overall beef exports were worth an estimated US$49.2 billion in 2018. That dollar amount represents a 3.3% increase for global beef shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of international beef sales accelerated by 9.3% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth […]

Most Valuable Recession-Proof Export Products

Among the world’s 250 highest-value exported goods, just 13 posted increases in their international revenues from 2008 to 2009 during the Great Recession. The products highlighted in this article are also potential winners in the much-anticipated slowdown after 10 years of record economic expansion. All told, the value of all goods exported in 2009 fell […]

Cheese Exports by Country

Global sales from cheese exports by country totaled an estimated US$32.1 billion for 2018. Overall, the value of cheese exports fell by an average -4.1% for all exporting countries since 2014 when cheese shipments were valued at $33.4 billion. Year over year, the value of global cheese exports appreciated by 4.6% from 2017 to 2018. […]

Motorcycle Exports by Country

Global sales from motorcycle exports by country totaled US$28.2 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of motorcycle exports rose by an average 29.4% for all exporting countries since 2014 when motorcycle shipments were valued at $21.8 billion. Year over the value of exported motorcycles appreciated 13.3% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Asian countries sold […]

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$75.1 million in 2018. That […]

Apples Exports by Country

Global sales from apples exports by country amounted to US$7.6 billion in 2018. Overall the value of apples exports fell by an average -0.4% for all exporting countries since 2014 when worldwide shipments of apples were valued at $7.7 billion. Year over year, globally exported apples depreciated by -0.3% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, […]

Diamond Exports by Country

Global sales from diamond exports by country totaled an estimated US$136.1 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of diamond exports dropped by an average -9.3% for all exporting countries since 2014 when global shipments of diamonds were valued at $150.1 billion. Year over year, the value of exported diamonds gained 2.9% from 2017 to 2018. […]

Palm Oil Exports by Country

Used in food, cosmetics and as bio-fuel, worldwide demand for palm oil is robust. Indonesia remains as the market leader for exported palm oil. Global sales from palm oil exports by country totaled an estimated US$30.4 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of palm oil exports fell by an average -12.5% for all exporting countries […]