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 […]

Denmark’s Top Trading Partners

A Scandinavian country in northern Europe, Denmark is located south of fellow Nordic nations Sweden and Norway and is bordered to its south by Europe’s largest economic power Germany. Denmark shipped US$94.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 0.6% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one […]

Turkey’s Top Trading Partners

The Republic of Turkey is strategically located at an intersection between Western Asia and Southeastern Europe. The transcontinental nation shares its borders with eight countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Turkey shipped US$142.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 0.9% of overall global exports […]

Belgium’s Top Trading Partners

A founding member of the European Union, the Kingdom of Belgium borders the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France. Belgium also lies across the English Channel from the United Kingdom. Belgium shipped US$395.7 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 2.6% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for […]

Mexico’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the United Mexican States, Mexico shares its northern border with the United States and parts of its south-eastern perimeter with Guatemala and Belize. Mexico shipped US$373.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 2.3% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion one year earlier for 2015. […]

Japan’s Top Trading Partners

Known as the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan is a major economic and political power in Asia. Yet the United States represents the country’s number one trading partner in terms of Japanese export sales. The world’s fourth-largest exporter, Japan shipped US$645.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly […]

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 […]

Qatar’s Top Trading Partners

Qatar shipped US$78 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 0.5% of overall global exports estimated at $16.329 trillion. From a continental perspective, $63.8 billion or 81.8% of Qatar’s total exports by value in 2015 were delivered to other Asian trade partners. European importers purchased 11.9% of Qatari shipments […]