Brazil’s Top 10 Imports

Brazil imported US$181.2 billion worth of goods sourced from around the globe in 2018, down by -20.9% since 2014 but up by 20.2% from 2017 to 2018. Brazilian imports represent 1% of total global imports totaling an estimated $17.788 trillion for 2017. From a continental perspective, 35.9% of Brazil’s total imports by value in 2018 […]

Japan’s Top 10 Imports

Japan’s imports totaled US$748.4 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an 11.4% increase since 2017 but a -7.9% decline from 2014 to 2018. Japanese imports represent about 4.2% of total global imports estimated at $17.788 trillion for 2018 (as of January 21, 2019). From a continental perspective, 60.3% of Japan’s total imports by value […]

Fresh or Frozen Beef Imports by Country

Encompassing fresh, chilled and frozen beef, worldwide purchases of imported beef totaled US$43.7 billion in 2017. The overall value of beef imports rose 10.6% for all importing countries since 2013 when beef purchases were valued at $39.5 billion. Year over year, globally imported beef increased in value by 12.9% from 2016 to 2017. From a […]

Top South African Trading Partners

Formerly called Zuid-Afrika, South Africa continues to battle international trade constraints presented by its geographic location notably in relation to distant South African trading partners like China, Germany and the United States. Overall, South Africa shipped US$94.4 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. Up 7% since 2017, that dollar figure represents roughly […]

Japan’s Top Trading Partners

Known as the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan is a major economic and political power in Asia. Yet it is a North American nation–the United States–that was the number two purchaser of Japanese export products during 2018. The world’s fourth-largest exporter, Japan shipped US$738.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That […]

Australia’s Top 10 Imports

Australia imported US$227.3 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2018, down by -0.6% since 2014 but up by 2.7% from 2017 to 2018. Australian imports represent 1.3% of overall global imports which totaled an estimated $17.788 trillion one year earlier during 2017 (calculated as of January 21, 2019). From a continental perspective, […]

Serbia’s Top 10 Imports

A landlocked nation near the intersection of Central Europe and Southeastern Europe, the Republic of Serbia’s total import purchases were US$25.8 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 25.1% increase since 2014 and a 16.4% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Serbian imports represent a tiny 0.1% of overall global imports which amounted to $17.788 […]

Argentina’s Top 10 Imports

Located mostly in the southern cone-shaped portion of South America, the Argentine Republic bought US$65.4 billion worth of imported goods in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 0.8% gain since 2014 but a -2.2% downturn from 2017 to 2018. From a continental perspective, over a third of Argentina’s total imports by value in 2018 were […]