World Leaders In Silk Production
China continues to lead the world in silk production, followed by its next-door neighbor, India.
Top Iron Ore Producing Countries In The World
China, followed by Australia and Brazil are the three top ranking iron ore producing countries in the world.
Top Sweet Potato Growing Countries
China currently accounts for more than half of the total global sweet potato output.
The World's Leading Silver Producing Countries
Mexico leads the world in silver production, followed by China and Peru.
Top 10 Goat And Sheep Meat Exporters
The Kiwis and the Aussies from Oceania combine to produce more than two-thirds of the world's exports of caprine meats.
Top 10 Exporters Of Whey Dairy Products
The U.S. leads the way in exporting this lucrative byproduct of the cheese industry.
Top Bismuth Producing Countries In The World
China leads the world in the production of bismuth, a metal whose compounds are used in cosmetics and pharmaceutics.
Top Copper Producing Countries In The World
Chile is the world's largest producer of copper, followed by China and Peru.
Leading Tin Producing Countries In The World
China produces 125,000 metric tonnes of tin, leading the world in tin production.
Top 12 Exporters Of Yogurt And Cultured Milk
Producers in the EU and around the Mediterranean Rim dominate the cultured milk export market.
Top 20 Exporters Of Live Cattle
France, Canada, and Australia each exported live bovine animals valued at more than $1 Billion USD in 2015.
Top 20 Cheese Exporting Countries
Germany, the Netherlands, and France each exported more than $3 Billion worth of cheese in 2015.
The World's Leading Bauxite Producing Countries
Australia is the world's leading producer of bauxite, an aluminium ore that is used as the primary source of the metal.
The Top Lithium Producing Countries In The World
Australia leads the world in lithium production followed closely by the South American country of Chile.
The Top Platinum Producing Countries In The World
South Africa is the largest producer of platinum, a metal associated with exclusivity and wealth.
Top Butter Exporting Countries
New Zealand and the Netherlands each exported more than $1 Billion USD worth of dairy fat products in 2015.
Top Horse And Equine Animal Exporters
The UK exported live horses, asses, mules, and donkeys valued at $464 Million USD in 2015.
Leading Exporters Of Salted, Pickled, And Dried Meats
Italy continues its longstanding tradition of producing a wide array of artisan cured meats.
The Oldest Operational Banks In The World
Founded in 1472, the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena of Italy is the oldest surviving bank in the world.