20/10/2021
Top African Export Countries

Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa totaled US$370.8 billion in 2020. That dollar amount reflects a 0.5% increase since 2016 but a -22.2% decline from 2019 to 2020. Applying global benchmarks, worldwide exports from all countries equaled $17.309 trillion in 2020 rising 8.6% in value since 2016 but shrinking by a more modest -7.6% from 2019 to 2020. Africa’s exports...

20/10/2021
Top Middle Eastern Export Countries

Top Middle Eastern Export Countries

Exports from countries in the Middle East totaled US$797 billion for 2020. That dollar amount reflects a -14.1% decline since 2016 when shipments for the Middle East aggregation totaled an estimated $928.3 billion. From 2019 to 2020, the value of exports from Middle Eastern countries decreased by -31.8%. In contrast, global exports from all countries...

19/10/2021
Food, fuels lift U.S. import prices in September

Food, fuels lift U.S. import prices in September

U.S. import prices rebounded in September, lifted by higher food and energy costs, but underlying imported inflation showed signs of moderating. Import prices rose 0.4% last month after falling 0.3% in August, the Labor Department said on Friday. In the 12 months through September, prices shot up 9.2% after advancing 8.9% in August. Economists polled...

18/10/2021
Diwali, Christmas demand pushes up sweets, garments export orders

Diwali, Christmas demand pushes up sweets, garments export orders

Synopsis Exporters said most of the demand is coming from the US, where Covid-19 cases have declined and economic activity is picking up faster than in the UK and the European Union. "This is a festive season and there has been an average surge in the demand to the tune of more than 15% compared to the previous months, last year. Export orders for...

18/10/2021
Taiwan Sept Export Orders Seen Rising for 19th Month on Robust Chip Demand.

Taiwan Sept Export Orders Seen Rising for 19th Month on Robust Chip Demand.

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's export orders likely rose in September for the 19th straight month, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, buoyed by strong chip demand as the world emerges from the pandemic, while the year-end holiday shopping season also aided sentiment. The median forecast from a poll of 17 economists expects export orders to jump 17% from...