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
Strengthening Competitiveness Can Boost Exports and Help Transform Ethiopia’s Economy
The FINANCIAL - 7/25/2014 2:23:26 PM
“There is scope for improving the quality of existing commodity exports, through basic value addition, such as coffee wet processing or machine flaying of animal skins,” said Guang Zhe Chen, World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia. Even in products ...
The Real Raw Material of Wealth
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 7/26/2014 12:20:34 PM
Some ideas are worse than wrong: they are castrating, because they interpret the world ... goods exports. The moral of the story is that adding value to raw materials is one path to diversification, but not necessarily a long or fruitful one. Countries ...
World services exports 7% up in quarter 1 of 2014
UNCTAD - 7/24/2014 7:36:36 AM
world exports of services rose by 7%, as compared with the same quarter of the year before (balance-of-payments basis, current prices). The growth was led by European countries (11%), followed by Asia and Oceania (7%). North America recorded somewhat ...
GSP Plus pushes textile exports up by 5.3pc to $13.74b
Pakistan Defence - 7/24/2014 11:42:58 PM
The country’s textile exports have shown increase of 5.3 percent during previous ... while textiles exports to the rest of the world declined by 3.5 percent. The textile exports could have further increased if government had provided uninterrupted ...
Boosting the Country's Manufacturing Exports
Hispanic Business - 7/14/2014 10:25:57 AM
THROUGHOUT the world, governments have adopted several strategies ... export diversification, and higher exports earnings for the country. As Tanzania's reputation continues to soar as a viable investment destination, and as President Kikwete's government ...
U.S. exports coal power to Germany
Utility Products - 7/25/2014 2:01:58 PM
Few if any new coal plants are expected to be built. But the U.S. and other countries have no problem supplying Germany and the world with coal. Last year, U.S. coal exports totaled $11 billion in revenue. "It's not taking responsibility," said Thomas ...
Japan June exports slide in warning sign for economic outlook
Business Recorder - 7/24/2014 10:57:02 AM
Sluggish exports, a weak spot in the world's third-largest economy ... fell 2.2 percent in June from a year ago as more Japanese companies produce goods in other countries, such as Mexico, for US consumers. Car shipments to the United States fell 6.8 ...
Indonesia offers tax cut to miners, Freeport to soon resume exports
Reuters - 7/24/2014 1:45:51 AM
The second-largest copper miner in the country, Newmont Mining Corp, said on Wednesday that it, too, was negotiating an agreement to restart exports, but an Indonesian ... Asia's biggest economy and one of the world's top mineral producers.
World Bank Urges Ethiopia to Devalue Birr to Lift Export Revenue
Nazret - 7/21/2014 11:53:41 PM
Ethiopia’s birr is overvalued and the country would benefit from a devaluation to boost export revenue and accelerate economic growth, the World Bank said ... annual Ethiopian goods exports have remained steady at about $3 billion for the past two ...
Ethiopia attributes economic growth to rising exports-W/Bank
en.starafrica.com - 7/23/2014 10:29:35 AM
Rising exports have contributed to Ethiopia’s double digit economic growth over the past decade, but the recent drop in prices has exposed underlying vulnerabilities in the country’s export structure, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday.
Ag exports support thousands of Indiana jobs
AGRINEWS - 7/22/2014 1:58:22 PM
“Indiana and the U.S. continue to support the growing world population and growing middle ... here in Indiana by developing relationships in these countries,” she said. Indiana’s agricultural exports will continue to benefit the state as efforts ...
Japan's exports decline amid weak demand in Asia and US
South China Morning Post - 7/24/2014 5:16:26 PM
Japan's exports unexpectedly fell in June for a second straight month, weighed down by a drop in shipments to Asia and the United States, signalling that weak external demand may require bolder measures from policymakers to sustain the country's economic ...