Bananas Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported bananas totaled US$15.6 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of bananas imports for all importing countries rose by an average 2.5% since 2014 when international purchases of bananas were valued at $15.2 billion. From 2017 to 2018, imported bananas depreciated by -2%. From a continental perspective, European nations consumed the highest […]

Coffee Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported coffee totaled an estimated US$31 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of imported coffee sank by -0.6% for all importing countries since 2014 when coffee purchases were valued at $31.1 billion. From 2017 to 2018, worldwide coffee imports depreciated by -5.5%. From a continental perspective, European countries consumed the highest dollar […]

Top Canadian Trade Balances

Trucks, auto parts or accessories, smartphones and other technology-related goods were major factors behind Canada’s highest product trade deficits during 2018. China and Mexico placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Canada experienced the highest negative trade balances. Canada’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$9.1 billion in 2018, up 5,983% […]

Rice Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported rice totaled an estimated US$24.7 billion in 2018. The overall value of rice imports for all buyer countries fell by an average -0.4% since 2014 when worldwide rice purchases were valued at $24.8 billion. Year over year, global rice imports appreciated by 4.8% from 2017 to 2018. Among continents, Asian countries […]

Top Indian Trade Balances

Crude oil, gold, coal, petroleum gases and smartphones were major factors behind India’s highest trade deficits for products in 2018. China, Saudi Arabia and Iraq took the top three spots for trade partners giving India the highest negative balances exchanging exports and imports. India’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$184.5 billion in 2018, […]

Car Imports by Country

Total global purchases of imported cars totaled US$772.5 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of cars imports for all importing countries rose by an average 8.2% since 2014 when cars purchases were valued at $714.2 billion. Year over year, the value of imported cars shipments increased by 1.3% from 2017 to 2018. From a continental […]

Crude Oil Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported crude oil totaled US$1.182 trillion in 2018 reflecting robust demand from 129 countries. Overall, the dollar value of crude oil imports for all importing countries fell by -22.9% since 2014 when crude oil purchases were valued at $1.532 trillion. Year over year, imported crude oil expanded in value by 31.7% from […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum oils, petroleum gases, soya beans, corn and coal are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States during 2018. Cars, crude oil, smartphones, computers and medication mixes in dosage represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products […]