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
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 ...
Japan June exports slide in warning sign for economic outlook
Yahoo Finance - 7/24/2014 8:05:14 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 U.S. consumers. Car shipments to the United States fell ...
Bulgarian exports to non-EU countries fell by close to 15% y/y in January-May 2014
The Sofia Globe - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
Bulgarian exports to third countries, meaning those that are not members of the European Union, fell by 14.8 per cent year-on-year in January to May 2014, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said. Bulgaria’s exports to third countries in the first ...
Strengthening Competitiveness Can Boost Exports and Help Transform Ethiopia’s Economy
The World Bank - 7/22/2014 6:56:02 AM
Although it is the second most populous country in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia has the lowest ratio of merchandise exports to GDP in the world. It has half as many exporting firms as Kenya (which has half the population of Ethiopia), and the average ...
Africa: Strengthening Competitiveness Can Boost Exports and Help Transform Ethiopia's Economy
AllAfrica - 7/21/2014 11:53:41 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 with a ...
Ethiopia should consider currency devaluation, says World Bank
cyberethiopia.com - 7/24/2014 10:35:34 AM
The Horn of Africa country’s exports rose to $2.6 billion in the first 10 months ... expects a robust 8 to 8.5 percent for fiscal years 2013/14 and 2014/15. Both the World Bank and IMF have said the government needs to loosen the reins on the economy ...
Energy Exports Promote Prosperity and Bolster National Security
The Heritage Foundation - 7/23/2014 6:36:21 PM
Expanded exports could provide a huge boon to the American economy ... but it would send an important signal to Russia and the rest of the world that any country that derives power from controlling energy interests will have less power in the future.
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 ...
6 Countries with Low Tax Rates in the World
Silicon India - 7/23/2014 12:38:26 PM
... from an agriculture based economy into one of the world's most industrialized nations and a leading country in world trade and exports, Italian fashion has a long tradition, and is regarded as one of the most important in the world. The corporate tax ...
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 ...
Ethiopia attributes economic growth to rising exports-W/Bank
APAnews - 7/23/2014 10:08:07 AM
APA-Washington-(United States) 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 ...
World Bank Advice Ethiopia to Strengthen Competitiveness
2Merkato - 7/24/2014 12:51:34 PM
According to World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia ... He added, “By starting to compete on the quality of existing commodity exports (and not just on price), Ethiopia can reduce sensitivity to volatile international prices thereby supporting the ...
Which country spends the most on its military?
9News - 7/12/2014 9:26:53 PM
a combination of increased Chinese military spending and rising regional tensions have encouraged higher military expenditures among neighboring countries like Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan. Russia leads the rest of the world in military exports, with ...
World Export Development Forum Held
Spy Ghana - 7/22/2014 4:50:10 PM
World Export Development Forum: unleashing SMEs’ potential to take Africa’s economy forward (Geneva) Business leaders and policymakers will gather in Kigali, Rwanda on15-17 September, to explore ways that can lead to higher exports by small businesses.
Textile exports increase by 3.9 percent
Business Recorder - 7/18/2014 3:26:01 AM
Textile export to the European Union (EU) registered an increase of 18 percent reaching the figure of $5 billion for the first time due to the GSP plus status given by the EU, while textiles exports to the rest of the world ... said the country''s overall ...