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 […]

Indonesia’s Top 10 Exports

Located mostly in Southeast Asia with some territories in the Oceania continent across from Australia, the Republic of Indonesia shipped US$144.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a 24% increase since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -3.9% from 2015 to 2016. Indonesia’s top […]

Top Heroin Exporters

Global sales from heroin exporters totaled US$485.6 million during 2016. That figure represents a 32% increase since 2012 but a -18.1% drop from 2015 to 2016. At least that’s the count from the legally registered and traded versions of the drug–the legitimate export product formally listed in the Harmonized Tariff System manual. The 6-digit HTS […]

Oranges Exports by Country

Global sales from oranges exports by country amounted to US$4.6 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of oranges exports were down by an average -0.2% for all exporting countries since 2012 when oranges shipments were valued at $4.7 billion. Year over year, the value of global oranges exports appreciated 3.5% from 2015 to 2016. The […]

Top Vodka Exporters

Global sales from vodka exports by country amounted to US$2.2 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of vodka exports were down by an average -23.2% for all exporting countries since 2012 when vodka shipments were valued at $2.8 billion. Year over year, the value of exported vodka shrank by -0.9% from 2015 to 2016. From […]

Top Milk Exporting Countries

Milk exports by country totaled US$23.1 billion in 2016, down by -19.3% for all milk-shipping nations over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, the value of global milk exports dipped -9.2% from 2015 to 2016. From a continent perspective, Europe generated over half (53%) of global milk exports. Led by New Zealand, […]

Beauty Cosmetics and Skincare Exports by Country

Beauty cosmetics and skincare exports by country totaled US$41.9 billion in 2016, up by 27.5% for all beauty cosmetics and skincare exporters over the five-year period starting in 2012. Year over year, sales for these specialized personal care exports appreciated 10.6% from 2015 to 2016. Among continents, European countries accounted for the highest dollar worth […]

Top Chinese Trade Balances

Mobile phones and computers represent major factors behind China’s highest trade surpluses by product, while Hong Kong and the United States placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which the People’s Republic posted the highest positive balances. China’s total trade balance for all products equaled a positive US$530.3 billion in 2016, more than […]