Definition: This entry provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise exports on an f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Exports map
11 Countries That Consume the Most Chocolate in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/25/2015 7:54:17 AM
Did you know that if you live in one of the 11 countries that consume the most chocolate in the world, you have a higher chance of ... quickly spread to form a backbone of these countries’ exports. Similar to the list of 11 countries that consume the ...
Labeling meat by country of origin on the way out
Times and Democrat - 5/25/2015 2:53:38 AM
The House Agriculture Committee voted 38-6 to repeal a "country-of-origin" labeling law for beef, pork and chicken Wednesday — just two days after the World Trade Organization ... retaliatory measures against U.S. exports. The law causes their animals ...
The Riddle Behind China's Exports/Imports Numbers
Seeking Alpha - 5/25/2015 9:34:30 AM
A recent example is the newly formed and Chinese-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (similar to the World Bank), also backed by ... to Chinese trade numbers later). So, which countries do China's exports go to? The U.S., EU, Hong Kong, ASEAN ...
World Bank: Gaza economy on ‘verge of collapse’
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
“Gaza’s exports virtually disappeared, and the manufacturing sector has shrunk by as much as 60 percent,” said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, in the news release. Last summer’s war between Israel and ...
Asian countries told to build up rice stocks soon
Asiaone Business - 5/25/2015 2:53:38 AM
China, now the world's-biggest rice buyer ... and if the trend is maintained, the country's rice exports will reach 8.04 million tons, still much lower than 10.97 million tons exported in 2014, according to The Rice Trader. Within such a buyer's market ...
Russia’s Agriculture Ministry Proposes New Tax on Wheat Exports
Bloomberg - 5/25/2015 3:25:15 PM
Russia was the world’s fourth-biggest wheat exporter last ... Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on May 15 ended the previous tax on wheat exports a month-and-a-half earlier than planned after the country’s inflation slowed, easing concern over soaring ...
Currency Manipulation Can't Be Fixed By Countervailing Duties
Forbes - 5/22/2015 2:02:54 PM
It will, in effect, be selling its exports for less than their true ... American economy is free to innovate and is open to world-class competition. Adding import duties to products from other countries would slow rather than advance U.S. economic development.
Iraq exports hold close to record high in May
Reuters - 5/22/2015 3:14:29 PM
"There is little doubt that record crude exports out of Iraq are adding further ... produce most of Iraq's oil and the terminals are its main outlet to world markets. Located far from the parts of the country controlled by Islamic State, they have kept ...
Dawn - 5/25/2015 1:42:03 AM
QATAR, the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas and one of the smaller oil producing countries, has enjoyed significantly ... the benchmark price for millions of barrels per day of exports from Middle East producers to Asia.
Sharp Growth of Moroccan Watermelon Exports in Europe
moroccoworldnews.com - 5/23/2015 8:39:36 AM
an augmentation of 152.5% in exports to the European Union. Other non-European countries that have experienced an increase in watermelon exports include Costa Rica, with an impressive increase by 19.7% in 2014 (32,000), Panama (23.7%), Senegal (+6.9%), and ...
'Heroes' welcome as Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow returns to Sweden after country's 6th win
US News and World Report - 5/24/2015 12:48:57 PM
"Among Swedes (Eurovision) is the biggest thing next to the World Cup," Swedish radio host Tara Moshizi ... Robyn and the Swedish House Mafia are just some of the country's chart-topping exports. In addition, Swedish songwriters and producers have helped ...
Ireland Becomes First Country On Earth to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote
TheMarySue - 5/23/2015 7:31:00 PM
In a popular vote of 62% in favor and 38% opposed, Ireland has become the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage ... really well by one of Ireland’s most popular musical exports (and rabble-rousers): Another modern Irish tradition ...
Strangled By War and Siege, Gaza's Economy 'On Verge of Collapse': World Bank
eNews Park Forest - 5/22/2015 10:49:38 AM
"The ongoing blockade and the 2014 war have taken a toll on Gaza’s economy and people's livelihoods," said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for West Bank and Gaza, in a report summary. "Gaza's exports virtually disappeared and the ...
World Bank: Gaza’s economy near collapse
The Columbus Dispatch - 5/25/2015 11:00:24 AM
The rules block a wide array of imports and exports and prevent residents from leaving except ... to the outside world,” the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as saying. The World Bank said ...
Seaweed exports drop
FIS - 5/15/2015 9:56:30 PM
Exports of products made from seaweed generated a total of USD 38.2 million in the first two months of 2015, according to the Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP). The Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquaculture Exports issued by the Institute states that ...