Top Chinese Trade Balances

Mobile phones and computers represent major factors behind China’s highest trade surpluses by product, while Hong Kong and the United States placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which the People’s Republic posted the highest positive balances. China’s total trade balance for all products equaled a positive US$530.3 billion in 2016, more than […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum, soya beans, corn and semi-conductor making machinery are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States. Cars, crude oil and smartphones represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products totaled a -US$797.9 billion deficit in 2016, up […]

Switzerland’s Top Trading Partners

Strategically located in central west Europe, Switzerland shares its land borders with Austria, France, Germany and Liechtenstein. Switzerland shipped US$303.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.9% of overall global exports in 2015 estimated at $16.236 trillion (as of January 26, 2017). From a continental perspective, 49.7% of […]

Australia’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Land Down Under, Australia is an island economy that strongly benefits from its close proximity to the vast markets of China and Japan which together represent almost half (46.4%) of all Australian export sales. In 2015, Australia signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which opened tariff-free markets for agricultural, natural resources, energy […]

United States Top 10 Imports

America imported US$2.252 trillion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 40.6% since 2009 but down by -2.4% from 2015 to 2016. United States top 10 imports accounted for two-thirds (66.8%) of the overall value of American product purchases from other countries. US imports represent 13.7% of the estimated $16.473 trillion […]

Spain’s Top 10 Imports

Spain imported US$309.6 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 7.7% since 2009 and up by 1.4% from 2015 to 2016. Spain’s top 10 imports accounted for 62% of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Spanish imports represent 1.9% of total global imports which totaled $16.473 […]

China’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s largest exporter, China shipped US$2.119 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 13.1% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier in 2015. From a continental perspective, half (49.8%) of China’s total exports by value in 2016 were delivered to other Asian trade partners. […]

Poland’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed Polonia (Land of the Fields), Poland shipped US$196.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.2% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier in 2015. From a continental perspective, 87.6% of Poland’s total exports by value in 2016 were delivered to other European trade […]