International Markets for Imported Tomatoes by Country

Global purchases of imported tomatoes totaled US$8.9 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of tomatoes imports declined by -2.8% for all importing countries since 2013 when tomatoes purchases were valued at $9.2 billion. Year over year, the total for imported tomatoes rose 3.4% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, European countries accounted for […]

Cheese Imports by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported cheese totaled US$30 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of cheese imports declined by -4.6% for all importing countries since 2013 when international purchases of cheese were valued at $31.4 billion. Year over year, global imported cheese appreciated by 12.5% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, European countries accounted […]

International Markets for Imported Gold by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported gold totaled US$269.3 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of gold imports fell by -34.5% for all importing countries since 2013 when gold purchases were valued at $411 billion. Year over year, imports depreciated by -25.3% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Asian countries accounted for the highest dollar […]

France’s Top 10 Exports

France shipped US$522.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar metric represents a 6.9% increase from 2016 to 2017 but a -7.9% decline over the 5-year period starting in 2013. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, France‚Äôs exported goods plus services represent 30.3% of total French economic […]

Corn Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported corn totaled US$32.3 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of corn imports fell by -17.1% for all importing countries since 2013 when corn purchases were valued at $38.9 billion. Year over year, international sales of corn appreciated by 2.3% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Asian countries accounted for […]

International Markets for Imported Milk by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported milk totaled US$28.6 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of milk imports declined by -15.2% for all importer countries since 2013 when import purchases of milk were valued at $33.7 billion. Year over year, international purchases of milk appreciated by 14.4% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Asian countries […]

Big Export Sales for Frozen Shrimps

Overall exports of shrimps totaled US$19.3 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.9% gain since 2013 and a 6.1% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Global shipments of frozen shrimps fared much better than international sales for fresh, salted or smoked shrimps. The value of exported frozen shrimps increased by 24.6% from $15.4 billion […]

International Markets for Imported Drugs by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported pharmaceutical drugs and medicines totaled US$372.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of pharmaceutical drugs and medicines imports rose 2.8% for all importer countries since 2013 when import purchases of drugs and medicines were valued at $364.4 billion. Year over year, international purchases of drugs and medicines appreciated by a modest […]