Hong Kong’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong is a special administrative region in the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast. Hong Kong exported US$550.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That dollar figure represents roughly 3.4% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion. Please note that Hong Kong’s […]

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 European or Asian countries. Russia shipped US$357.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 2.2% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one […]

Sweden’s Top 15 Trading Partners

Bordering Norway and Finland and connected to Denmark via a bridge-tunnel, Sweden is a country in northern Europe. Its official name is the Kingdom of Sweden. Sweden shipped US$153.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 1% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier in […]

Spain’s Top 10 Imports

Spain imported US$350.4 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, up by 5.5% since 2013 accelerating to a 15.8% gain from 2016 to 2017. Spanish imports represent 2.2% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year prior in 2016. From a continental perspective, 63% of Spain’s total imports by value […]

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$506.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 3.2% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

US President Donald Trump has called into question the merits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In 2017, a third of American exports (34%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. However, that percentage could change should the NAFTA agreement be dissolved. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United States shipped US$1.547 trillion worth of […]

Russia’s Top 10 Imports

Russia imported US$227 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -27.9% since 2013 but up by 24.5% from 2016 to 2017. Russian imports represent 1.4% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in 2016. From a continental perspective, 47.8% of Russia’s total imports by value in […]

Top Brazilian Trade Balances

Brazil’s overall trade surplus for all products equaled US$67 billion in 2017, up by 232.5% from a $20.1 billion surplus in 2010. Year over year, the $67 billion in black ink in 2017 represents a robust 40.5% improvement from the $47.7 billion surplus that Brazil generated for 2016. Food products including soya beans, sugar, chicken, […]