Japan’s Exported Services

Japan provided US$184.8 billion worth of export services to clients around the globe during 2017. That dollar amount is 3.5% of the global total for services, and represents over one-quarter (26.5%) of the $698.1 billion in exported products Japan shipped over the same timeframe. Japan’s exported services grew in value by 24.9% since 2013 and […]

Canada’s Top 10 Imports

Canada imported US$458.9 billion worth of goods from foreign suppliers in 2018. That dollar amount represents a -0.9% slowdown compared to 2014 but a 6.1% increase from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, 58% of Canada’s total imports by value in 2018 were purchased from fellow North American nations. Asian trade partners satisfied 24.1% […]

World’s Top Export Services

Export services are an increasingly essential engine for international trade. Export services generated US$5.302 trillion in global sales during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 9.9% increase from the $4.826 trillion worth of exported products for 2013, and a 7.1% improvement from 2016 to 2017. The global total for exported services compares with $17.546 trillion […]

European Union’s Top 10 Exports

Featuring 28 members prior to the United Kingdom’s planned exit on March 29, 2019, the European Union (EU) shipped US$5.719 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. Pre-Brexit the EU is the world’s most powerful trade partner, responsible for almost a third (32.5%) of globally exported goods valued at $17,581 trillion. The EU’s […]

Major Export Companies: Alcoholic Beverages

Global exports for alcoholic beverages totaled US$90.3 billion in 2017, down by -0.4% from $90.7 billion during 2013. At 42.6% of the worldwide total, liquor is the largest alcoholic beverage export category. International liquor sales depreciated by -4.3% from 2016 to 2017. In contrast, exports of malt beer increased in value by 6.5% from $13.6 […]

Russia’s Top 10 Exports

Occupying Northern Asia and a large part of Eastern Europe making the Russian Federation the world’s biggest area by geographic area, Russia shipped US$449.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount for Russian exports reflects a -9.7% drop since 2014 but a 25.1% acceleration from 2017 to 2018. Based on […]

Germany’s Top 10 Exports

Europe’s most powerful economy, the Federal Republic of Germany shipped US$1.547 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 3.9% improvement since 2014 and a 7.4% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Germany’s exported goods plus services represent 47.3% of […]

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 uranium. The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix is 284410 for natural uranium […]