America’s Top Trading Partners

US President Donald Trump has called into question the merits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In 2016, more than a third of American exports (34.2%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. Many experts anticipate major changes in US trade relationships around the world including NAFTA partners. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United […]

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 […]

Norway’s Top 15 Trading Partners

Norway shipped US$89.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 0.5% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for 2016 (as of January 26, 2017). From a continental perspective, $71.4 billion or 80.1% of Norway’s total exports by value in 2016 were delivered to European trade partners. Asian […]

Turkey’s Top Trading Partners

The Republic of Turkey is strategically located at an intersection between Western Asia and Southeastern Europe. The transcontinental nation shares its borders with eight countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Turkey shipped US$142.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents roughly 0.9% of overall global exports […]

Chile’s Top Trading Partners

In addition to the Drake Passage at its southern-most tip, Chile shares borders with Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast and Argentina to the east. Chile shipped US$57.7 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents a tiny percentage (0.4%) of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for […]

Australia’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Land Down Under, Australia is an island economy that strongly benefits from its close proximity to the vast markets of China and Japan which together represent almost half (46.4%) of all Australian export sales. In 2015, Australia signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which opened tariff-free markets for agricultural, natural resources, energy […]

Greece’s Top Trading Partners

Strategically located at the confluence of Europe, Asia and Africa, Greece has a population of 10.8 million people. Greece’s official name is the Hellenic Republic. Greece shipped US$28.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents just 0.2% of overall global exports estimated at $16.236 trillion for one year prior in […]