France’s Top 10 Major Export Companies

Two of France’s 10 largest export companies compete in the automotive industry. Another pair of huge French manufacturers from the construction materials sector also rank among the country’s top 10 product exporters. To give some contextual perspective on the selected companies’ performance, the overall value of French exports declined by -12.5% from US$558.5 billion in […]

US Aluminum Imports by Supplying Country

In 2017, the United States of America imported US$23.4 billion worth of aluminum (British spelling aluminium) from a total 130 global trade partners. That dollar amount reflects a 49.3% increase since 2013 and an aggressive 24.9% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Aluminum is the world’s most used metal excluding iron. Typically blended into an alloy, […]

International Markets for Imported Gold by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported gold totaled US$269.3 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of gold imports fell by -34.5% for all importing countries since 2013 when gold purchases were valued at $411 billion. Year over year, imports depreciated by -25.3% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Asian countries accounted for the highest dollar […]

Corn Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported corn totaled US$32.3 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of corn imports fell by -17.1% for all importing countries since 2013 when corn purchases were valued at $38.9 billion. Year over year, international sales of corn appreciated by 2.3% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Asian countries accounted for […]

Kiwifruit Exports by Country

International sales from kiwifruit exports by country totaled US$2.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of kiwifruit exports rose by an average 31.8% for all exporting countries since 2013 when kiwifruit shipments were valued at $2.1 billion. Year over year, the value of global kiwifruit exports appreciated by 8.1% from 2016 to 2017. Among continents, […]

International Markets for Imported Drugs by Country

Worldwide purchases of imported pharmaceutical drugs and medicines totaled US$372.7 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of pharmaceutical drugs and medicines imports rose 2.8% for all importer countries since 2013 when import purchases of drugs and medicines were valued at $364.4 billion. Year over year, international purchases of drugs and medicines appreciated by a modest […]

Eggplant Exports by Country

International sales for eggplant exports by country totaled US$493.5 million in 2017, down by -3% for all eggplant shippers over the five-year period starting in 2013. The value of global eggplant exports appreciated by 4.9% from 2016 to 2017. For the purposes of international trade tariff classification, eggplants are considered to be vegetables. In contrast, […]

Philippines Top 10 Exports

Located in the western Pacific Ocean, the Southeast Asian nation called the Republic of Philippines shipped US$63.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects an 11.5% increase since 2013 and a 12.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, exported goods […]