World’s Top Exports Report Card for Products and Countries

Worldwide export sales were US$19.228 trillion in 2018 based on International Trade Centre statistics (as of June 8, 2018). That global export metric reflects a 1.2% increase since 2014. Year-over-year, worldwide export sales appreciated by 8.5% from 2017 to 2018. In this analysis, we look at the latest statistics surrounding the world’s top exports to […]

T-shirt Exports by Country

Worldwide T-shirt exports by country totaled US$47 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 2.5% gain for all T-shirt exporters over the five-year period starting in 2014 when exported T-shirts were worth $45.8 billion. Year over year, the value of globally exported T-shirts rose by 4.9% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Asia sold […]

Top Video Games Exports by Country

Worldwide exports of video game consoles and related equipment totaled US$24.4 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 61% increase for all video games shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014 when exported video games were worth $15.2 billion. From year to year, international sales of video games rose by 2% from 2017 […]

Top Sunglasses Exporters by Country

Worldwide, exports of sunglasses by country totaled US$7.1 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 13.2% increase for all shippers of sunglasses over the five-year period starting in 2014. Year over year, the value of exported sunglasses fell by -0.8% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Europe sold the highest dollar worth of exported […]

Italy’s Top 10 Exports

Formally the Italian Republic, Italy shipped US$546.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 3.2% improvement since 2014 and an 8.7% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Italy’s exported goods plus services represent 31.4% of total Italian economic output […]

Top Sculptures Exporters by Country

Worldwide, exported sculpture sales totaled US$4.7 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 12.6% increase for all sculptures shippers over the five-year period starting in 2014 when exports for those commodities were worth $4.2 billion. Year over year, the value of exported sculptures rose 2% from 2017 to 2018. Sculptures come in all different […]

Exported Paintings and Drawings by Country

Worldwide, exports of paintings and drawings by country totaled US$22.2 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 24.5% gain since 2014, and a 23.2% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Paintings and drawings may be subjective art where traditionally beauty resides in the eye of the beholder. What’s statistically indisputable is that exported artwork places […]

United Kingdom’s Top 10 Exports

Technically named the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom shipped US$484 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -5.3% slowdown since 2014 but a 9.5% expansion from one year earlier in 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, United […]