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
An incredible image shows powerful countries buying up much of the world’s land
Washington Post - 5/21/2015 7:44:42 AM
... is buying another country’s land – while the red bars indicate “exports,” or countries that are selling their land. China ranks as the most active country in the world in land trade, purchasing land from 33 countries and but selling it to only ...
Gaza Strip Economy on ‘Verge of Collapse,’ World Bank Says
New York Times - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
The World Bank said the restrictions had to be eased to allow construction materials “to enter in sufficient quantities” and to allow exports. It also called ... the bank’s country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as saying.
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 ...
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.
US needs more market access as world corn production estimates rise
High Plains Journal - 5/22/2015 5:06:02 AM
While these U.S. competitor countries are projected to account for only 11 percent of world corn production in the 2014/2015 marketing year, combined they are expected to provide nearly 40 percent of world exports. The U.S. profile is more balanced ...
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 ...
Gaza unemployment world's highest as 60% of youth find themselves jobless
The Jerusalem Post - 5/22/2015 4:58:53 AM
World Bank country director for the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. “The ongoing blockade and the 2014 war have taken a toll on Gaza’s economy and people’s livelihoods. Gaza’s exports virtually disappeared and the manufacturing sector has shrunk by ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pakistan can earn up to $80m from mango exports
The News International - 5/24/2015 3:23:27 AM
Pakistan is the sixth largest mango producer in the world and can easily increase its exports up to $80 million ... treatment plants and irradiation facilities required by importer countries. This is highlighted in a study on mango production and export ...
Real World Economics: Trade agreements are rarely about actual trade
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 5/24/2015 4:56:30 AM
in today's world, trade pacts are more about politics and solidifying global influence. In general, trade improves economic efficiency and can make both countries in a relationship better off. Economic theory has argued this for two centuries, and history ...
Turkey eyes $500bln exports by 2023, says PM
Turkish Weekly - 5/11/2015 3:27:32 PM
Turkey will strive to be one of the top 20 export countries of the world by 2023, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday. Speaking at a Turkish Exporters' Assembly meeting in Istanbul, Davutoglu said exports would reach $500 billion by 2023.
India’s auto exports hit a record high in 2014-15
Live Mint - 5/21/2015 8:37:48 PM
Sell in any country of the world, but manufacture here ... which set up shop in the southern city of Chennai in 1996, now exports to 119 countries, shipping over 190,000 cars in 2014-15. Exports of cars, utility vehicles, commercial vehicles and ...
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 ...
Government invests USD 2 million to boost aquaculture exports
FIS - 5/24/2015 4:38:01 PM
Canada ranks 26th in world aquaculture in terms of production and 20th in terms of the value of the production. Canada is the fourth-largest salmon-producing country after Norway, Chile, and the United Kingdom. Canadian fish and seafood products' exports ...