US Aluminum Imports by Supplying Country

In 2017, the United States of America imported US$23.4 billion worth of aluminum (British spelling aluminium) from a total 130 global trade partners. That dollar amount reflects a 49.3% increase since 2013 and an aggressive 24.9% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Aluminum is the world’s most used metal excluding iron. Typically blended into an alloy, […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

US President Donald Trump has called into question the merits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In 2017, a third of American exports (34%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. However, that percentage could change should the NAFTA agreement be dissolved. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United States shipped US$1.547 trillion worth of […]

Canada’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Great White North, the Dominion of Canada shares its busy and extensive southern land border with its largest trading partner–the United States of America. Canada shipped US$420.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 2.6% of overall global exported goods estimated at $15.952 trillion. From a continental […]

South Carolina’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Palmetto State” and found in America’s southeastern region, South Carolina shipped US$32.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 2.9% uptick from 2016 to 2017 and an 8.3% gain since 2014. South Carolina is America’s sixteenth-biggest exporter by state behind front-runners Texas, California, Washington and New […]

Oregon’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Beaver State” and located in the Pacific Northwest region on America’s west coast, Oregon shipped US$21.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 0.8% uptick from 2016 to 2017 and a 4.9% improvement since 2014. Oregon is America’s 20th-biggest exporter by state well behind front-runners Texas, […]

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$409.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That figure represents roughly 2.6% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier in 2016. […]

Mexico’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

After analyzing 2014 data for 100 countries responsible for consuming the greatest dollar value in imports from Mexico, we found 15 nations that boosted their imports by at least 240% since 2009. Overall, exports originating from the Mexico were up 33.3% for 2014. Mexico’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners Listed below in descending order below are the […]

America’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

After analyzing 2014 data for the 100 countries responsible for consuming the greatest dollar value in American imports, we found 10 nations that boosted their imports by over 100% since 2010. All 15 of these import-consuming nations are located overseas. That fact could add to the shipping costs that faraway importers have to pay for […]