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 […]

Top Surveying Equipment Exporters by Country

Global sales for exported surveying equipment by country totaled US$8.2 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of surveying equipment exports fell by an average -31.5% for all exporting countries since 2013 when surveying equipment shipments were valued at $12 billion. Year over year, exported surveying equipment rose 4.8% from 2016 to 2017. Few people understand […]

Air Conditioners Exports by Country

Worldwide sales from air conditioners exports by country totaled US$43.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of air conditioners exports rose by an average 4.5% for all exporting countries since 2013 when international shipments of air conditioners were valued at $41.9 billion. Year over year, the value of exported air conditioners appreciated by 5.6% from […]

Lithium Ion Batteries Exports by Country

Due to their high-energy density, tiny memory impact and low self-discharge rate, lithium ion batteries are one of the most common types of rechargeable batteries for portable electronics. International sales of lithium ion batteries exports by country totaled US$2.8 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of lithium ion batteries exports rose by an average 29.7% […]

Exported Cruise Ships by Country

Worldwide sales for exported cruise ships by country totaled US$7.7 billion in 2017, up by an average 13.8% for all cruise ship exporters over the five-year period starting in 2013. From 2016 to 2017, the value of globally exported cruise ships declined by -4.7%. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth of […]

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 […]

Best International Ecommerce Markets

An amazing 3.2 billion people used the Internet in 2015 more than quadrupling the 730 million users during 2000, according to International Telecommunication Union research. This rapid worldwide growth in digital connection has led to the rise of international ecommerce sales as web-savvy businesses of all sizes pursue new customer markets. Beyond web offerings from […]