Japan’s Top 10 Exports

Japan shipped US$698.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, up by 8.3% since 2016 but down by -2.4% from 2013 to 2017. From January to September 2018, Japan’s exported goods were valued at $550.3 billion. This 9-month metric puts Japanese exports on track for an annualized $733.8 billion estimated for all 2018. […]

Plastic Item Exports by Country

Global sales from plastic items exports by country totaled US$72.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of plastic items exports rose by an average 5.2% for all exporting countries since 2013 when plastic items shipments were valued at $69.1 billion. Year over year, the value of exported plastic items appreciated by 8.4% from 2016 to […]

Germany’s Top 10 Exports

Europe’s most powerful economy, Germany shipped US$1.445 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -0.4% retreat since 2013 but a 7.8% gain from 2016 to 2017. From January to August 2018, Germany’s exported goods were valued at $1.1 trillion. This 8-month metric puts German exports on track for […]

Drugs and Medicine Exports by Country

Global sales from exported drugs and medicines by country in 2017 totaled US$341.5 billion. Overall the value of drugs and medicine exports increased by an average 0.6% for all exporting countries since 2013 when drugs and medicines shipments were valued at $339.4 billion. Year over year, there was a 2.6% uptick from 2016 to 2017. […]

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$550.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 2.8% gain since 2013 and a 6.5% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from […]

Refined Oil Exports by Country

Global sales from refined oil exports by country amounted to US$626.5 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of exported refined petroleum oils fell by an average -39.9% for all exporting countries since 2013 when refined oil shipments were valued at $1.042 trillion. Year over year, the value of global refined oil exports rose 23.7% from […]

Taiwan’s Top 10 Exports

A partially recognized state in East Asia and officially named the Republic of China, Taiwan shipped US$317.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 4.3% uptick since 2013 and a 13.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. An island once known as Formosa and now often referred to as […]

Paper Exports by Country

Global sales from paper exports by country totaled US$161.5 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of paper exports fell by an average -6.4% for all exporting countries since 2013 when paper shipments were valued at $172.6 billion. Year over year, the value of global paper exports rose by 5% from 2016 to 2017. From a […]