Top 15 Crude Oil Suppliers to China

The value of crude oil imported into the People’s Republic of China during 2018 totaled US$239.2 billion in 2018, up by 4.8% since 2014 and up by 46% from 2017 to 2018. Forty-five countries supplied crude petroleum oil to China in 2018. Roughly half (44.1%) of Chinese imported crude oil originates from nine Middle Eastern […]

China’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s largest exporter by value, China shipped US$2.294 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2018 according to the latest statistics reported by the International Trade Centre. That dollar amount results from a 6.5% gain since 2014 and a 10.2% increase from 2017 to 2018. Applying a continental lens, about half (47.8%) of […]

Kenya’s Top 10 Exports

Located on the equator and along Africa’s eastern coast, the Republic of Kenya exported an estimated US$5.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -16.9% decrease since 2014 and a -11.6% dip from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Kenya’s exported […]

Major Export Companies: Oil and Gas Operations

Global oil and gas exports totaled US$1.815 trillion in 2017, making them the world’s second-most valuable exported product group behind cars. That dollar amount reflects a -41.6% decline from $3.109 trillion during 2013, but a 33.5% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Oil and gas products represent 10.3% of overall 2017 global exported products which totaled […]

European Union’s Top 10 Exports

The European Union (EU) shipped US$6.445 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. The EU is the world’s most powerful trade partner, responsible for over a third (36.7%) of globally exported goods valued at $17.546 trillion one year earlier in 2017. The EU’s $6.445 trillion in export sales during 2018 reflects a 7% […]

Nigeria’s Top Trading Partners

Strategically located on Africa’s west-central coast, the Federal Republic of Nigeria shipped US$52.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure reflects a -46.7% decline since 2014 but a 29.9% gain from 2017 to 2018. Applying a continental lens, nearly a half (43.9%) of Nigerian exports were shipped to European countries […]

Diamond Exports by Country

Global sales from diamonds exports by country totaled US$118.5 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of diamonds exports slipped by an average -22.9% for all exporting countries since 2013 when diamonds shipments were valued at $153.7 billion. Year over year, the value of exported diamonds retreated by -11.2% from 2016 to 2017. Among continents, Asian […]

Oranges Exports by Country

Global sales from oranges exports by country totaled US$5 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of exported oranges appreciated by an average 0.9% for all exporting countries since 2013. Year over year, the value of global oranges exports rose by 8.4% from 2016 to 2017. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar value […]