Truck Exports by Country

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Trucks represent an essential means of transportation for people and are also a critical ingredient for the flow of international trade goods around the world. Total truck exports by country generated US$112.8 billion in global sales during 2015, declining -1.3% since 2011 and down -9.9% from 2014 to 2015.

The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for trucks is 8704.

Trucks Exports by Country

Below are the 15 countries that exported the highest dollar value worth of trucks during 2015:

  1. Mexico: US$21.8 billion (19.3% of total trucks exports)
  2. United States: $12.3 billion (11%)
  3. Germany: $10 billion (8.8%)
  4. Japan: $9.7 billion (8.6%)
  5. Thailand: $8.2 billion (7.2%)
  6. France: $5.9 billion (5.2%)
  7. Italy: $4.9 billion (4.3%)
  8. Spain: $4.3 billion (3.9%)
  9. Turkey: $4.2 billion (3.8%)
  10. China: $3.7 billion (3.3%)
  11. Argentina: $3 billion (2.7%)
  12. Belgium: $2.5 billion (2.3%)
  13. Netherlands: $2.4 billion (2.1%)
  14. South Africa: $2.2 billion (2%)
  15. South Korea: $2 billion (1.7%)


 
Among the above countries, the fastest-growing truck exporters were: Mexico (up 74.5% since 2011), Thailand (up 52.2%) and France (up 33.3%).

Leading the decliners were: Spain (down -29.6%), United States (down -22.9%) and South Korea (down -18.9%).

The listed 15 countries accounted for 86% of the total value for exported trucks in 2015.

Searchable List of Truck Exporting Countries

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RankExporter2015 Trucks Exports% World Exports
1. MexicoUS$21.8 billion19.3%
2. United States$12.3 billion11%
3. Germany$10 billion8.8%
4. Japan$9.7 billion8.6%
5. Thailand$8.2 billion7.2%
6. France$5.9 billion5.2%
7. Italy$4.9 billion4.3%
8. Spain$4.3 billion3.9%
9. Turkey$4.2 billion3.8%
10. China$3.7 billion3.3%
11. Argentina$3 billion2.7%
12. Belgium$2.5 billion2.3%
13. Netherlands$2.4 billion2.1%
14. South Africa$2.2 billion2%
15. South Korea$2 billion1.7%
16. Canada$1.9 billion1.6%
17. United Kingdom$1.8 billion1.6%
18. Poland$1.6 billion1.5%
19. Brazil$1.6 billion1.4%
20. Sweden$1.5 billion1.3%
21. Austria$1.3 billion1.2%
22. India$780.2 million0.7%
23. Belarus$574.7 million0.5%
24. Portugal$559.1 million0.5%
25. Finland$468.4 million0.4%
26. Russia$451.5 million0.4%
27. Saudi Arabia$286.6 million0.3%
28. Kuwait$204.9 million0.2%
29. Singapore$186.4 million0.2%
30. Denmark$181.7 million0.2%
31. Switzerland$175.9 million0.2%
32. Slovakia$164.8 million0.1%
33. Indonesia$160.9 million0.1%
34. Norway$144.9 million0.1%
35. Chile$139.2 million0.1%
36. Australia$131.7 million0.1%
37. Czech Republic$124.6 million0.1%
38. Hungary$114.1 million0.1%
39. Slovenia$87.3 million0.1%
40. Colombia$72.9 million0.1%
41. Qatar$65.6 million0.1%
42. Lithuania$64.4 million0.1%
43. Uruguay$49.7 million0.04%
44. Estonia$48.7 million0.04%
45. Ecuador$48.6 million0.04%
46. Bahrain$44.6 million0.04%
47. Ireland$41.8 million0.04%
48. Central African Rep$39.2 million0.03%
49. Romania$37.4 million0.03%
50. Niger$33.9 million0.03%
51. United Arab Emirates$33 million0.03%
52. Luxembourg$31.5 million0.03%
53. Croatia$27.5 million0.02%
54. Hong Kong$27 million0.02%
55. Taiwan$23.8 million0.02%
56. Kyrgyzstan$23.5 million0.02%
57. Latvia$22.6 million0.02%
58. Guatemala$21.6 million0.02%
59. Morocco$20.7 million0.02%
60. Bulgaria$20.5 million0.02%
61. Malaysia$17.7 million0.02%
62. Serbia$17.1 million0.02%
63. Israel$16.8 million0.01%
64. Jordan$15.7 million0.01%
65. Kazakhstan$14 million0.01%
66. Georgia$12.7 million0.01%
67. Malta$12.6 million0.01%
68. Cyprus$12.4 million0.01%
69. Burkina Faso$12 million0.01%
70. Peru$11.3 million0.01%
71. Dominican Republic$10.4 million0.01%
72. Zambia$10 million0.01%
73. Uganda$8.7 million0.01%
74. Ukraine$8.5 million0.01%
75. Bolivia$8 million0.01%
76. Togo$7.1 million0.01%
77. Malawi$7 million0.01%
78. New Zealand$6.6 million0.01%
79. Greece$6.4 million0.01%
80. Lesotho$5.7 million0.01%
81. Sri Lanka$5.3 million0.005%
82. Philippines$5 million0.004%
83. Botswana$4.5 million0.004%
84. Tunisia$4.4 million0.004%
85. Kenya$4.1 million0.004%
86. Ethiopia$3.8 million0.003%
87. Guyana$3.5 million0.003%
88. Bosnia/Herzegovina$3.5 million0.003%
89. Guinea$3.3 million0.003%
90. Nicaragua$3.3 million0.003%
91. Tanzania$3.2 million0.003%
92. Iran$2.8 million0.002%
93. North Korea$2.4 million0.002%
94. Cabo Verde$2.3 million0.002%
95. Vietnam$1.6 million0.001%
96. Namibia$1.6 million0.001%
97. Haiti$1.5 million0.001%
98. Egypt$1.4 million0.001%
99. Mozambique$1.4 million0.001%
100. Suriname$1.4 million0.001%
101. Jamaica$1.3 million0.001%
102. Benin$1.2 million0.001%
103. Albania$1.2 million0.001%
104. Zimbabwe$1.1 million0.001%
105. Costa Rica$1 million0.001%
106. Honduras$1 million0.001%
107. Ghana$1 million0.001%
108. Senegal$1 million0.001%
109. Swaziland$1 million0.001%
110. Gabon$929,0000.001%
111. Uzbekistan$914,0000.001%
112. Montenegro$908,0000.001%
113. Democratic Rep. Congo$890,0000.001%
114. Brunei Darussalam$887,0000.001%
115. Macedonia$860,0000.001%
116. Armenia$826,0000.001%
117. Laos$718,0000.001%
118. El Salvador$716,0000.001%
119. Barbados$706,0000.001%
120. Angola$652,0000.001%
121. Mali$636,0000.001%
122. Panama$635,0000.001%
123. Cambodia$633,0000.001%
124. Cameroon$620,0000.001%
125. Belize$599,0000.001%
126. Gibraltar$559,0000.0005%
127. Azerbaijan$531,0000.0005%
128. Moldova$527,0000.0005%
129. Myanmar (Burma)$500,0000.0004%
130. Saint Lucia$495,0000.0004%
131. Papua New Guinea$472,0000.0004%
132. New Caledonia$462,0000.0004%
133. Turkmenistan$449,0000.0004%
134. Iceland$387,0000.0003%
135. Pakistan$356,0000.0003%
136. Bangladesh$297,0000.0003%
137. Congo$293,0000.0003%
138. Lebanon$276,0000.0002%
139. Libya$254,0000.0002%
140. Aruba$203,0000.0002%
141. Andorra$187,0000.0002%
142. Bahamas$176,0000.0002%
143. Venezuela$170,0000.0002%
144. Faroe Islands$167,0000.0001%
145. Seychelles$140,0000.0001%
146. Antigua/Barbuda$122,0000.0001%
147. French S. Antarctic Terr$121,0000.0001%
148. Côte d'Ivoire$109,0000.0001%
149. Algeria$107,0000.0001%
150. Mauritius$94,0000.0001%
151. Madagascar$87,0000.0001%
152. US Minor Outlying Is$86,0000.0001%
153. Netherlands Antilles$82,0000.0001%
154. Trinidad/Tobago$81,0000.0001%
155. Samoa$63,0000.0001%
156. Mauritania$57,0000.0001%
157. Nigeria$38,0000.00003%
158. Fiji$38,0000.00003%
159. Burundi$34,0000.00003%
160. Iraq$27,0000.00002%
161. Cayman Islands$24,0000.00002%
162. Djibouti$19,0000.00002%
163. Christmas Islands$17,0000.00002%
164. Cuba$16,0000.00001%
165. Tonga$15,0000.00001%
166. Paraguay$15,0000.00001%
167. Gambia$12,0000.00001%
168. Sierra Leone$11,0000.00001%
169. Rwanda$10,0000.00001%
170. Tajikistan$9,0000.00001%
171. Western Sahara$7,0000.00001%
172. British Virgin Is$4,0000.000004%
173. Micronesia$4,0000.000004%
174. Afghanistan$3,0000.000003%
175. Greenland$2,0000.000002%
176. Saint Helena$2,0000.000002%
177. Sudan (North + South)$1,0000.000001%
178. Liberia$1,0000.000001%

Truck Exporting Companies

According to Forbes 2015 Global 2000 rankings, the following car and truck producing companies are among the top 100 largest companies in the world:

  • Toyota Motor (Japan)
  • Volkswagen Group (Germany)
  • Daimler (Germany)
  • Ford Motor (United States)
  • BMW Group (Germany)
  • General Motors (United States)
  • Honda Motor (Japan)
  • Hyundai Motor (South Korea)
  • Nissan Motor (Japan)
  • SAIC Motor (China)

The above corporations are presented in the same order as they appear in the Forbes listing.

See also Car Exports by Country and Automotive Parts Exports by Country

Research Sources:
Trade Map, International Trade Centre. Accessed on September 9, 2016

Forbes 2015 Global 2000 rankings, The World’s Biggest Public Companies. Accessed on September 9, 2015