Pakistan’s Top Trading Partners

In addition to its southern coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman, Pakistan shares land borders with China in the northeast, India to the east, Iran to the southwest and Afghanistan to the west. Pakistan shipped US$21.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents just 0.1% of overall […]

USA-China Key Product Trade Stats 2017

The United States of America incurred a total -US$395.8 billion deficit exchanging exported and imported goods with the People’s Republic of China during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.3% expansion from America’s -$337.4 billion negative trade balance with China five years earlier in 2013. To give some context to the magnitude of China’s product […]

Car Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported cars totaled US$752.9 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of car imports for all importing countries was up by an average 10.6% since 2013 when cars purchases were valued at $680.8 billion. The value of imported cars shipments appreciated by 6.5% from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, Europe consumed […]

Crude Oil Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported crude oil totaled US$873.4 billion in 2017. Overall, the dollar value of crude oil imports for all importing countries was down by an average -47.1% since 2013 when crude oil purchases were valued at $1.652 trillion. Year over year, imported crude oil increased in value by 28% from $682.5 billion for […]

Turkey’s Top 10 Imports

Turkey imported US$233.8 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -7.1% since 2013 but up by 17.7% from 2016 to 2017. Turkey’s top 10 imports accounted for over two-thirds (70.7%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Turkish imports represent 1.5% of total global imports which […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum, soya beans, corn and semi-conductor making machinery are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States. Cars, crude oil and smartphones represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products totaled a -US$862.7 billion deficit for 2017, up […]

Germany’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s third-largest exporter, Germany shipped US$1.445 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That dollar figure represents roughly 9.1% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier in 2016. About two-thirds (65.9%) of German exports by value were delivered to other European countries while 18.3% were sold to Asian […]

Mexico’s Top 10 Imports

Officially the United Mexican States, Mexico imported US$420.4 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 10.3% increase since 2013 and an 8.6% gain from 2016 to 2017. Mexican imports represent 2.6% of overall worldwide imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental […]