UK Major Trade Balances with America

United States of America is the United Kingdom’s second-biggest trade partner after the European Union. UK’s exports to the US totaled US$69.3 billion in 2015, up by 10.2% over the five-year period starting in 2011. Great Britain’s imports from America amounted to $58.1 billion, down by -6.3% since 2011. Overall, the UK generated a $11.3 […]

Top Canadian Trade Balances

Trucks, auto parts, smartphones and other technology commodities were major factors behind Canada’s highest product trade deficits during 2015. China and Mexico placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Canada experienced the highest negative trade balances. Canada’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$10.3 billion in 2015, up sharply from -$149.5 […]

France’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of France’s 10 largest export companies operate in the automotive industry. Another pair of huge French manufacturers from the construction materials sector also rank among the country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of French exports declined by -2.2% from US$585.7 billion in 2011 to […]

Uranium Exports by Country

Uranium is a silvery-white metal that is weakly radioactive with unique nuclear properties. Uranium’s major uses are as high-density penetrators in the military sector and as a fuel for nuclear power plants in the civilian sphere. There are three major subcategories of platinum. The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 284410 for natural uranium […]

Philippines Top 10 Exports

Exports from the Philippines amounted to US$58.6 billion in 2015, up 22.1% since 2011 but down -5.1% from 2014 to 2015. Philippines top 10 exports accounted for 80.1% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, the Philippines’ total Gross Domestic Product amounted […]

Car Exports by Country

Global car exports by country were valued at US$672.9 billion for 2015. Cars represent the world’s number two export product, trailing only crude oil. The $672.9 billion in total international car exports for 2015 represents a 5.5% improvement from 2011 but a -5.2% cutback compared to the $709.7 billion spent during 2014. Among continents, European […]

Russia’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Russian Federation, Russia is the world’s largest country in terms of geographic area. It shares land or maritime borders with 16 other countries. Russia shipped US$333.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 1.8% of overall global exports estimated at $18.686 trillion. From a continental perspective, […]

Germany’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Germany’s three largest export companies are automobile manufacturers. Three massive German businesses in the diversified chemicals industry also rank among the country’s top 10 exporters. To give some contextual perspective on recent company performance, the overall value of German exports declined by -10.2% from US$1.482 trillion in 2011 to $1.331 trillion during 2015. In the […]