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, 2014See also: Exports map
IMF Dims Economic Forecast, and Less Advanced Countries Fare Worst
US News and World Report - 10/6/2015 10:04:41 PM
In the update to its World Economic Outlook, the IMF predicted higher risks ... with the IMF predicting five back-to-back years of declining growth. Some of these countries have been affected by China's slowdown, which has had more of a wide-ranging ...
World Bank President to visit Ghana next week
Modern Ghana - 10/6/2015 5:32:40 PM
In a related development, the World Bank has cautioned sub-Saharan African countries such as Ghana against over-dependence on commodity exports. It says it is one of important factors in efforts to tackle poverty. While some African countries like Ghana ...
U.S. Trade Deficit Surges as Exports Fall
New York Times - 10/6/2015 7:20:02 PM
WASHINGTON — United States exports were hurt by an ailing global economy in August ... Lew, will ask policy makers from other countries gathering in Lima, Peru, this week to stimulate their economies to kick-start global growth. Also on Tuesday, the ...
Seafood exports continue growing
FIS - 10/6/2015 9:21:44 PM
September total seafood exports were worth NOK 6.7 billion (USD 799.4 million), an increase of 11 per cent compared with the same month a year ago. ”Another strong month for Norwegian seafood exports is partly due to our local EU markets buying more ...
Khurram Dastgir for promoting value addition in exports
Business Recorder - 10/6/2015 7:05:43 PM
He added that government is also mulling to provide relief package to the export-oriented industry of the country, elaborating that the relief ... Cooki said that delegates from across the world were invited and over 150 foreign companies are expected ...
U.S., Pacific Rim countries agree to controversial trade deal
Washington Blade - 10/6/2015 3:52:27 PM
The White House in a statement said the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership would eliminate more than 18,000 tariffs that countries place on American exports. The Obama administration ... described as the highest in the world. “We can only hope that ...
World Bank: Latin America’s Slowdown Puts Pressure on Jobs and Household Incomes
The World Bank - 10/6/2015 8:53:06 PM
In the report, Jobs, Wages and the Latin American Slowdown, the World Bank´s Office ... commodity boom reality. “Most countries in the region are still in the midst of adjusting to the new reality of diminished export revenue,” said De la Torre.
Buffalo meat exports fall 9% during April-August
Financial Express - 10/6/2015 6:44:15 PM
Buffalo meat exports constitutes about 24% of the country’s total agricultural and processed food ... and these plants follow all sanitary and phyto-sanitary requirements of the World Organisation for Animal Health. “Each export consignment is ...
Poverty to fall below 10% of world’s population - World Bank
Ghana Web - 10/6/2015 5:25:30 PM
The World Bank has said that for the first ... The bank warned that poverty is "becoming deeper and more entrenched in countries that are either conflict ridden or overly dependent on commodity exports". The United Nations recently announced its aim ...
IMF downgrades forecast for world, emerging market economies
Jamaica Observer - 10/6/2015 5:54:08 PM
In a report Tuesday in advance of the IMF-World Bank annual meetings here this week ... partly because the government is engineering a transition away from dependence on exports and often-inefficient investments. Instead, they are moving toward slower ...
PERÚ: Venezuela worst in world as IMF forecasts economy to shrink 10%
Entorno Inteligente - 10/6/2015 9:43:12 PM
Venezuela will see its economy shrink more than any other country in the world this year as lower oil prices drain ... The price Venezuela receives for its oil exports, which accounts for about 95 percent of foreign currency earnings, has fallen 52% ...
8 overrated wine countries around the world - and where to go instead
businessinsider.in - 10/6/2015 8:10:09 PM
Older might be better when it comes to wine, but not necessarily when it comes to wine country. Ditch the well-known spots and ... which is home to the largest vineyard area devoted to Riesling in the world. However, it's getting some stiff competition ...
Leave oil export ban in place: Opposing view
USA Today - 10/6/2015 3:38:08 PM
USA TODAY Drop oil export ban: Our view At the very moment when ... Instead of exporting pollution and good jobs to other countries, the U.S should concentrate on leading the world in exporting clean-energy technologies. Congress should listen to the ...
World Bank warns that LatAm job market weakening
Latino FOX News - 10/6/2015 9:50:22 PM
The World Bank Group's chief economist for ... from bigger corporations to smaller companies. "Most of the countries in the region are adjusting to the new reality of lower revenues from exports, and the key will be to make the adjustment as smoothly ...
Rich countries need to boost demand if global slowdown to be avoided, UNCTAD report argues
UNCTAD - 10/6/2015 5:18:21 PM
World trade remains in the doldrums. Exports cannot contribute to a generalized recovery without a robust expansion of global demand, and in particular a willingness by surplus countries to do more. Between 2012 and 2014, world merchandise trade grew ...