South Korea’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Three of South Korea’s 10 largest export companies operate in the global automotive industry. Two Korean electronics industry players also rank among the Asian country’s top 10 exporters, as do a pair of Korean competitors from the oil and gas sector. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Korean […]

Do UK Automobile Sales Depend on the EU?

Companies with operations in the United Kingdom sold US$42 billion worth of exported cars to customers around the globe. That dollar amount reflects a 9.8% improvement from the $38.2 billion in UK car exports in 2013 and a 2.9% gain from 2016 to 2017. European Union members bought a slightly declining amount of cars exported […]

Malaysia’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

A trio among Malaysia’s largest export-related companies are financial services players that play supporting roles underwriting domestic businesses directly involved in international trade. For instance, Maybank is Malaysia’s biggest regional bank and also offers commercial banking services in other countries. To give some international perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Malaysian exports […]

Japan’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Japan’s three biggest exports-oriented companies are automobile manufacturers. Four mammoth Japanese electronics conglomerates also rank among the Asian island’s top exports-related businesses. The following metrics give some perspective on recent company performance. The overall value of Japanese exports declined by -24% from US$715.1 billion in 2013 to $698.1 billion during 2017. Japan’s total exported goods […]

Thailand’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of Thailand’s 10 largest export-oriented companies compete in the petroleum industry. A pair of Thai chemical firms also rank among the Asian country’s top 10 exporters as is the case for two telecommunications sector players. To give some global trade perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of Thai exports increased by 3.3% […]

Italy’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Four of Italy’s 10 largest companies are financial institutions that support international trade transactions. Another mammoth Italian firm is Eni, a competitor in the oil and gas sector while Telecom Italia sells telecommunications services. A distinguished family of specialty stores, Luxottica Group designs, manufactures and distributes fashionable eyewear. To give some contextual perspective on recent […]

American Global Technology Companies

As of May 2017, iconic hardware and equipment leader Apple is the world’s biggest global technology business in terms of market capitalization. Close behind is computer services behemoth Alphabet which also owns the world’s preeminent search engine Google. This analysis compares Apple and Alphabet against 8 other U.S. tech giants in terms of market capitalization, […]

World’s Fastest-Growing Export Services

From 2012 to 2016, the average increase for all export services was 7.9%. Total export services sales grew from US$13.28 trillion in 2012 to $14.329 trillion during 2016. Miscellaneous maintenance and repair services was the fastest-growing service category over that five-year period via a 52.9% gain. In second place were telecommunications, communication and computer services […]