Yemen’s Top 10 Imports

Yemeni imports amounted to US$6.5 billion in 2015, down -35.7% since 2011. Year over year, there was a more intense -46.4% decline from 2014 to 2015. Yemen’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-fifths (58.9%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Yemeni imports represent a tiny fraction of total global […]

US Imported Mobile Phone Purchases

American importers bought US$53.1 billion worth of mobile phones from foreign suppliers in 2015. Overall, the value of US mobile phone imports were up by an average 23.7% for all exporting countries since 2011 when mobile phone shipments were valued at $42.9 billion. The 6-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for mobile phones is 851712. […]

Product Demand Opportunities for Exports to India

The fact that India imported US$126.4 billion more worth of products than it exported during 2015 is good news for suppliers around the globe. That’s because the multi-billion dollar trade deficit represents product demand opportunities for exports to India since the country is a net spender on a specific set of goods highlighted below. Drilling […]

Fastest-Growing American Import Products

Only one of America’s fastest-growing import product categories posted a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015, namely ships and boats. The average percentage change for all US import products was a 1.9% increase over the 5-year timeframe. Please note that this analysis is at the high-level 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better […]

Eritrea’s Top 10 Imports

Eritrean imports amounted to US$295.6 million in 2015, down -38.5% since 2011 and down -37.9% from 2014 to 2015. Eritrea’s top 10 imports accounted for over four-fifths (81.4%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Eritrean imports represent a tiny 0.002% sliver of total global imports which totaled $16.496 trillion in […]

Britain’s Top 10 Imports

Formally called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Britain imported US$629.2 billion worth of goods in 2015, down by -12.3% since 2011. Year over year, British imports declined by -9.4% from 2014 to 2015. During the first 3 months of 2016, the slowdown in Britain’s imports continued with global purchases falling -4.3% […]

Iraq’s Top Trading Partners

The Republic of Iraq is home to a mosaic of ethnic cultures, predominately Arabs and Kurds. According to Wikipedia, 95% of Iraq’s population are Shia or Sunni Muslims. The country is surrounded by 6 nations: Iran on its eastern border, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest, Syria to […]

International Sales Opportunities for Exports to Egypt

The fact that Egypt imported US$44.5 billion more worth of products than it exported during 2014 is good news for suppliers around the globe. That’s because the multi-billion dollar trade deficit represents international sales opportunities for exports to Egypt since the country is a net spender on a specific set of goods highlighted below. Drilling […]