North Korea’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, North Korea is strategically located on the north part of the Korean Peninsula near leading trading partners including China to its west and Japan to the east. North Korea shipped US$1.844 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. North Korea’s Top Trading Partners Below is […]

Japan’s Top Trading Partners

Known as the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan is a major economic and political power in Asia. Yet it is a North American nation–the United States–that serves as Japan’s number one trading partner in terms of Japanese export sales. The world’s fourth-largest exporter, Japan shipped US$698.2 billion worth of products around the globe in […]

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 […]

Taiwan’s Top Trading Partners

Referred to as Chinese Taipei and officially called the Republic of China, the island of Taiwan is surrounded by major trading partners in the People’s Republic of China to its west, Japan to its east and the Philippines to its south. Taiwan shipped US$317.7 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure […]

South Korea’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Republic of Korea, South Korea is strategically located between the world’s second-leading importer China to the west and fourth-place importer Japan to the east. South Korea shipped US$573.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 3.6% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion for 2016. […]

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$217.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 1.4% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion […]

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 smartphones and computers in general. Similar examples are electronic […]

Thailand’s Top Trading Partners

Thailand shipped US$236 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 1.5% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion on year earlier during 2016. From a continental perspective, 63.9% of Thai exports by value was delivered to other Asian countries while 13.1% was sold to North American importers. Smaller […]