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
Seychelles' gunboats keep pirates from 'blue gold'
CNN - 5/21/2013 11:57:50 PM
Seychelles (CNN)-- The pristine waters of the Seychelles, a glittering necklace of coralline and granitic islands scattered on the Indian Ocean ... also known as the Seychelles' "blue gold." But in recent years, the fishing industry has come ...
Iran, world’s 28th largest exporter in 2012: WTO
Tehran Times - 5/25/2013 4:00:38 PM
TEHRAN - Iran was the 28th largest exporter in the world in 2012 despite economic sanctions against the country, according to a new report by the World Trade Organization (WTO). The value of Iran’s exports was $96 billion in 2012, IRNA cited the WTO ...
Argentine grain exports hit by port workers' strike
United Press International - 5/24/2013 9:06:39 AM
BUENOS AIRES, May 24 (UPI) -- Argentine exports suffered another blow ... exporter of soy and corn and leads the world in supplies of soy oil and soymeal. More important, analysts said, the country's continued isolation in international capital ...
US Risks Losing Status As World’s Top Exporter Of Corn Due To The Ethanol Mandate
International Business Times - 5/23/2013 8:06:23 PM
The United States, the world's longstanding top corn exporter ... strong corn prices have sparked more production in competitor countries. Twelve years ago, Argentina was the only other major corn exporter, but now Brazil, Ukraine and India have joined ...
Indonesia seeks to regain status as 'spice country'
Yahoo! - 5/25/2013 7:18:05 AM
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia is seeking to more than triple its spice exports in 2015 to take advantage of the world's growing spice trade, a move that could see it revive its glory years as a world renowned spice exporter. Agriculture ...
Hurd Receives Presidential Award for Exports
Yahoo! Finance - 5/21/2013 10:31:56 PM
and contributing to the worldwide demand for 'Made in the USA' goods and services." Medford, Wisconsin-based Hurd has a 90-year tradition of Made in America custom wood windows and doors that are built to the highest standards of excellence and ...
Argentina Corn Exports Seen Rising 8% by UN FAO as Brazil Falls
Bloomberg - 5/20/2013 2:04:53 PM
The country is the world’s second-largest corn exporter, after the U.S. “The increase in exports is supported by the improved 2013 production and the highly competitive Argentina maize price relative to the United States,” the FAO said.
Economic Growth in Foreign Regions and U.S. Export Growth
econintersect.com - 5/20/2013 2:23:22 AM
The United States exports both goods and services to countries throughout the world, with goods accounting for the majority of total U.S. exports. Chart 1 shows that the share of overall U.S. exports accounted for by goods as opposed to services has been ...
Eurozone: Periphery Countries Restored External Balances, Recovery Follows?
econintersect.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
Only two years ago, deficits stood at nearly 10 percent of GDP in Greece and Portugal and 5 percent in Spain and Italy (see chart below ... The End Is Near Matthew Higgins is a vice president in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Emerging ...
Increasing natural gas exports the right thing to do
Herald Tribune - 5/24/2013 2:57:24 PM
A group of private investors that includes Conoco Phillips now plans to remake the Freeport terminal into an export facility. In approving Freeport, the Department of Energy indicated it found the prospective benefits from exporting energy ...
AfDB Set to Help African Countries Better Exploit Agoa Export Opportunities
AllAfrica - 5/20/2013 3:30:47 PM
However, the low utilization of AGOA preferences by beneficiary countries is in stark contrast to the aggressive export strategies that other developing ... was launched on the back of the recent IMF / World Bank Spring Meetings held in April 2013 in ...
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
Soybean prices rallied to a record $17.89 a bushel in September ... Brazil’s crop may be 81.51 million tons, while Argentina, the third-biggest exporter, produces 48.5 million tons. World soybean crushing in 2012-13 may be smaller than ...
Developing Countries Emerge as Fertile Markets for ANZ Dairy Exporters, Finds Frost & Sullivan
markets.financialcontent.com - 5/22/2013 1:52:22 AM
SYDNEY, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As large dairy importers all over the world are looking to reduce their dependence on exports, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) exporters will have to tap new markets in smaller countries to stay afloat. Fortunately ...
Grim reflections: the slow death of an industry
m.smh.com.au - 5/25/2013 3:00:23 AM
In the mid-1960s, when Australia's trade minister Sir John McEwen was urging Holden and Ford to seek export markets in Asia, the leader of one of Asia's poorest countries decided his country needed a car industry. Defying the advice of economists ...
Exports surge 13.38 percent to 1.941 trillion in 10 months
pakistantoday.com.pk - 5/22/2013 8:21:54 PM
Exports from the country during July-April (2012-13) were recorded at Rs 1,941,654 million against the exports of Rs 1,712,557 million during July-April (2011-12), according to the latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. On a month-on-month (MoM ...