Taiwan’s Top Trading Partners

Often 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$335.8 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That […]

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 was the number two purchaser of Japanese export products during 2018. The world’s fourth-largest exporter, Japan shipped US$738.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That […]

Thailand’s Top Trading Partners

Thailand shipped US$249.8 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That figure represents roughly 1.4% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion on year earlier during 2017 (calculated on February 2, 2019). From a continental perspective, about three-quarters (65.1%) of Thai exports by value are delivered to fellow Asian countries while 12.9% […]

South Korea’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Republic of Korea, South Korea is strategically located between the world-class importers namely China to its west and another economic powerhouse Japan to South Korea’s east. South Korea shipped US$605.2 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That figure represents roughly 3.4% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion […]

Nepal’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Nepal is a land-locked country surrounded to its east, south and west by India and to its north by the People’s Republic of China. In 2017, Nepal shipped US$740.7 million worth of products to 121 trade partners around the globe. Nepal has a population of about 29.4 […]

Macau’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Macau exported an estimated US$1.3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. The bulk of Macau’s shipments were delivered to its East Asian neighbors, unsurprising given Macau’s strategic location on the west side of the Pearl River Delta and just […]

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 […]

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 […]