Australia’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Land Down Under, Australia is an island economy that strongly benefits from its close proximity to the vast markets of China and Japan which together represent almost half (46.4%) of all Australian export sales. In 2015, Australia signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which opened tariff-free markets for agricultural, natural resources, energy […]

Germany’s Top 10 Imports

Germany imported US$1.055 trillion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 12.4% since 2009 and down by -0.3% from 2015 to 2016. Germany’s top 10 imports accounted for almost two-thirds (62.4%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. German imports represent 6.4% of total global imports which […]

Top Indian Trade Balances

Crude oil, gold and smartphones were major factors behind India’s highest trade deficits by product. China and Switzerland placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which India experienced the highest negative trade balances. India’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$95.7 billion in 2016, up by 6.7% from -$89.6 billion for 2009. […]

India’s Top 10 Imports

India imported US$356.7 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 33.9% since 2009 but down by -8.7% from 2015 to 2016. India’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-quarters (74.3%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Indian imports represent 2.2% of total global imports which […]

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Food products including soya beans, sugar, chicken and frozen beef were major factors behind Brazil’s highest trade surpluses by product. Netherlands and China placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Brazil experienced the highest positive trade balances. Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$47.7 billion in 2016, up by 88.1% […]

Spain’s Top 10 Imports

Spain imported US$309.6 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 7.7% since 2009 and up by 1.4% from 2015 to 2016. Spain’s top 10 imports accounted for 62% of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Spanish imports represent 1.9% of total global imports which totaled $16.473 […]

Italy’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed The Boot based on the country’s geographic shape, the Italian Republic is in Southern Europe sharing borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia to the north. Italy shipped US$461.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 2.8% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier […]

Philippines Top 10 Imports

The Philippines imported US$85.9 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 87.3% since 2009 and up by 22.5% from 2015 to 2016. The Philippines’ top 10 imports accounted for well over two-thirds (70.7%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Filipino imports represent 0.5% of total […]