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
5 things to know about how US coal exports shift global warming problem onto other countries
Newser - 7/28/2014 3:49:57 AM
In 2013, according to the 2014 BP Statistical Review of World Energy ... When measuring progress on global warming, countries count only pollution from burning fossil fuels. Coal exports make the U.S. appear to be making more progress on global warming ...
US Coal Exports Aiding Global GHG Emissions
Environmental Leader - 7/29/2014 11:48:22 AM
As the US shifts its emphasis to natural gas power plants and exports its coal to other parts of the world, it may be simply moving the potential for greenhouse gas emissions to another country, according to the Associated Press. The multi-billion dollar ...
Costa Rica: Pineapple exports targeted by drug trade
FreshPlaza - 7/29/2014 12:17:00 PM
Costa Rica is the leading exporter of pineapples in the world, according to the country’s Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER). In 2013, pineapple exports generated US$834.2 million, which is 1.7% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However ...
Ukraine Rapeseed Exports Seen Lower by Oil World as Output Ebbs
Bloomberg - 7/29/2014 1:28:35 PM
“Rapeseed harvesting is now in full swing in the key producing countries of the former Soviet Union, and we expect the combined crop to be close to last year’s record high level,” Oil World said. “However, exports will most probably suffer a more ...
World Bank Urges Ethiopia to Devalue Birr to Boost Exports
Bloomberg - 7/22/2014 2:05:31 PM
The country uses the Ethiopian calendar ... from Africa’s largest producer of the beans are the highest grossing commodity. To boost exports, the World Bank also recommended focusing on adding value to commodity exports by expanding processing and ...
US sending more coal to other countries
Herald-Dispatch - 7/28/2014 3:57:07 AM
Over the past six years, American energy companies have sent more coal than ever before to other parts of the world, in some cases to ... for cleaning it up -- onto other countries' balance sheets. "Energy exports bit by bit are chipping away at gains ...
Drug traffickers target Costa Rica’s exports
Inside Costa Rica - 7/29/2014 12:38:29 PM
July 29th, 2014 (ISH) Costa Rica is the leading exporter of pineapples in the world, according to the country’s Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER). In 2013, pineapple exports generated US$834.2 million, which is 1.7% of the country’s Gross Domestic ...
Coal Exports Are 'Single Biggest Flaw In U.S. Climate Policy,' Former EPA Official Warns
The Huffington Post - 7/28/2014 12:00:53 AM
With the country moving to cleaner natural gas ... American energy companies are sending more dirty fuels than ever to other parts of the world, exports worth billions of dollars every year. In some cases, these castoffs of America's clean energy push ...
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 ...
Iran’s carpet exports reach $57 million in Q1 amid sanctions
Personal Finance Hub - 7/29/2014 2:40:10 PM
“In provinces, cities and villages across the country, people are involved ... year that nearly half of all its total carpet exports are distributed to European nations. “Iran still remains the world’s top carpet exporter,” he told reporters.
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 ...
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 ...
US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution
Bellingham Herald - 7/28/2014 7:03:14 AM
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 ...
Advertorial: Expoalimentaria, a regional platform for food exports
Fresh Fruit Portal - 7/30/2014 3:54:44 AM
From August 27-29 Peru will be the world capital of food. The trade fair Expoalimentaria will open its doors to 2,500 international buyers who will have the opportunity to do business with more than 650 exhibitor companies from Peru and other countries ...
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 ...