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
Mining boosts world’s poorest regions – ICMM
Mining Weekly - 1/27/2015 4:26:27 PM
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The global mining industry makes its biggest contribution in the world’s poorest regions ... in low- and middle-income countries and 30% to 60% of total exports. Like the first edition in 2012, ICCM's new report ...
Saudi Arabia Exports 20% of the World’s Oil
24/7 Wall ST - 1/25/2015 9:19:20 AM
Among the OPEC countries, the Saudis account for a third of all cartel exports. The destination countries for Saudi ... the United States will have essentially no long-term impact on world oil markets, especially given that its proved reserves of around ...
World's Largest Organic Wine Show Broadens Out
wine-searcher.com - 1/27/2015 10:21:23 AM
Between them the three countries account for 73 percent of the world's total of organically managed vines ... with Germany taking 37 percent of exports and Scandinavia considered a very important market, followed by Asia – notably Japan – and North ...
Why Venezuela Is The 'Most Miserable' Country In The World, Again
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 10:07:38 PM
Venezuela is the most miserable country in world. And it is because the country's situation ... Oil makes up 95% of the country's exports and the price of the commodity has fallen by more than half since the last time Cato calculated 'misery'.
Russia's credit cut to 'junk' a blow to aspiring world power, but immediate fallout is limited
US News and World Report - 1/27/2015 4:12:08 PM
a big blow for a country that wants to be a world economic power. The downgrade by Standard & Poor's reflects the country's growing economic problems, such as the collapse in the value of its oil exports and the impact of Western sanctions. But it is also ...
Russia's credit ratings downgraded to "junk" level by Standard & Poor's agency amid crisis
FOX News - 1/26/2015 6:43:39 PM
... it sees the country's financial buffers at risk amid a slide in the country's currency and weakening revenue from oil exports. Russia's economy has been hit hard by the double impact of weaker prices for its energy exports as well as Western sanctions.
Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia – World leaders pay respects on day of mourning
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
BERLIN/RIYADH: Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of "instability ... It is a recognition of the Islamic kingdom's power as the world's leading oil exporter, a political heavyweight in a region threatened by extremist violence ...
Russia announces anti-crisis plan after rating downgrade by Standard & Poor's
Economic Times - 1/27/2015 10:57:10 AM
Standard & Poor's downgraded Russia's rating to BB-plus late on Monday, a non-investment grade, for the first time since 2004, citing a slide in the ruble and weakening revenue from oil exports ... "Not a single Western country barring a few politicians ...
U.S. Pushes Energy Exports to Undermine Venezuela
The Motley Fool - 1/27/2015 3:00:33 PM
This article was written by Oilprice.com, the leading provider of energy news in the world. Check out these other articles ... The program was a godsend for countries like Cuba and Nicaragua, where imported petroleum strains government budgets.
Is Russia trying to Short the Dollar by Buying Gold?
OpEdNews - 1/27/2015 11:25:48 AM
Russia, the world's 7th largest ... already being weakened by other countries' Central Banks. The problem with this is that if the dollar weakens -- a big IF in a global race to the weaker currency bottom - U.S. exports will get cheaper and more ...
U.S. Officials Hope To Steer Caribbean Countries Away From Venezuela
FDL - 1/26/2015 7:09:17 AM
With individuals like International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Christine Laguarde and World ... Countries in Petrocaribe can defer payments on oil or trade other commodities for oil for example. However, due to the drop in oil prices, Venezuelan oil ...
Remarks by President Obama at U.S.-India Business Council Summit
The White House President Barack Obama - 1/26/2015 9:18:08 AM
At the same time, Indian investment in our country is growing, as well ... Of all of America’s exports to the world, just over 1 percent go to India -- 1 percent to over a billion people. We do about $100 billion a year in trade with India, which ...
Real World Economics: Swiss took least bad option on their franc
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 1/25/2015 11:56:48 AM
In 2013, Swiss exports equaled 72 percent of the country's GDP and imports about 60 percent ... That ended in 2008 as the financial crisis engulfed the EU along with the rest of the world. In times of turmoil, owners of money invariably seek safety.
Jordan Farm exports showed substantial growth in 2014
Spy Ghana - 1/26/2015 12:31:25 PM
a shortage of which is one of the major constraints on exports and the sector’s development. With 106 cu metres of renewable fresh water reserves per capita in 2013, Jordan is one of the 30 or so most water-poor countries in the world. The initial ...
Exports seen to fuel Philippines GDP growth to 6.3% in Q4 – Barclays
Philstar - 1/25/2015 11:56:48 AM
Shipments of electronic products, which made up 49 percent of the country’s exports in November ... The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank earlier this month lowered their forecasts for Philippine economic growth in 2014 following the ...