Russia’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Russian Federation, Russia is the world’s largest country in terms of geographic area. It shares land or maritime borders with 16 other countries. Russia shipped US$285.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.8% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier in […]

Top Wine Importing Countries

Global purchases of imported wine totaled US$32.9 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of wine imports for all importing countries was down by an average -2.3% since 2012 when wine purchases were valued at $33.6 billion. Year over year, worldwide wine imports appreciated by 0.8% from 2015 to 2016. The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff System code […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

US President Donald Trump has called into question the merits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In 2016, more than a third of American exports (34.2%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. Many experts anticipate major changes in US trade relationships around the world including NAFTA partners. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United […]

Netherlands Top Trading Partners

Also called Holland, Netherlands is strategically located on the European continent. It borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south and is in close proximity to the United Kingdom via the North Sea and the English Channel. Netherlands shipped US$569.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 3.5% […]

Diamond Imports by Country

Global purchases of imported diamond totaled US$117.4 billion in 2016. Overall, the value of diamond imports for all importing countries was down by an average -7.3% since 2012 when diamond purchases were valued at $126.7 billion. Year over year, imported diamonds retreated by a modest -0.7% from 2015 to 2016. From a continental perspective, Asian […]

Spain’s Top Trading Partners

Spain shipped US$287.8 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.8% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier in 2015. From a continental perspective, 69.9% of Spain’s total exports by value in 2016 were delivered to other European trade partners. Asian importers purchased 11.2% of […]

Canada’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Great White North, the Dominion of Canada shares its busy southern land border with its largest import partner–the United States of America. Canada shipped US$388.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 2.5% of overall global exports estimated at $15.862 trillion. From a continental perspective, over three-quarters […]

India’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Republic of India, this South Asian nation shares borders with China, Nepal and Bhutan to its north-east, Burma and Bangladesh to its east, and Pakistan to its west. India shipped US$261 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.6% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 […]