Taiwan’s Top Trading Partners

Referred to as Chinese Taipei and formally called the Republic of China, Taiwan is surrounded by the People’s Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east and the Philippines to the south. Taiwan shipped US$280.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.7% of overall global exports […]

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 […]

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. The world’s sixth-largest exporter, Hong Kong shipped US$516.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 3.2% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion. From a […]

Malaysia’s Top Trading Partners

Malaysia consists of two similarly sized regions in southeast Asia: Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). The country shares it borders with Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Malaysia shipped US$189.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.2% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion […]

Philippines Top Trading Partners

The Philippines is a densely populated island of 102.6 million residents located in south-east Asia, and is officially named the Republic of the Philippines. The Philippines shipped US$56.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 0.3% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for the prior year 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 […]

Thailand’s Top Trading Partners

Thailand shipped US$213.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 1.3% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for 2015 (as of January 25, 2017). From a continental perspective, 62.6% of Thai exports by value are delivered to other Asian countries while 13.4% are sold to North American […]

Highest Value Thai Import Products

Fossil fuels including oil and petroleum gases were among the 20 highest value Thai import products in 2016. The most valuable Thai imports also include gold and refined copper. Aircraft and spacecraft is another area where Thailand’s domestic supply lags demand, as is the case for phone system devices including smartphones. Other top examples are […]