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$449.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents a -5.3% decline since 2014 but a 6.9% year-over-year increase from 2017 to […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

In 2018, roughly a third of American exports (33.9%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United States shipped US$1.664 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents an estimated 9.5% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion based on 2017 statistics that include all […]

South Carolina’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Palmetto State” and found in America’s southeastern region, South Carolina shipped US$34.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 7.6% uptick from 2017 to 2018 and an 11.7% gain since 2015. South Carolina is America’s fourteenth-biggest exporter by state behind front-runners including Texas, California, New York […]

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$450.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That figure represents roughly 2.6% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion one year earlier. Applying a […]

US Iron and Steel Imports by Supplier Countries

During 2018, the United States of America imported US$74.8 billion worth of iron and steel (including products made from those metals) from 156 global trade partners. The total value of US iron and steel-related imports registered a -1.7% decrease from 2014 to 2018. Year over year, America’s purchases of iron and steel expanded by 9.4% […]

US Aluminum Imports by Supplying Country

In 2018, the United States of America imported US$24.3 billion worth of aluminum (British spelling aluminium) from a total 134 countries, territories or islands. That dollar amount reflects a 41.7% increase since 2014 and a 3.7% gain from 2017 to 2018. Aluminum is the world’s most used metal excluding iron. Typically blended into an alloy, […]

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 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 […]