The Busiest Ports In The United States By Cargo Volume
The Port of South Louisiana in the United States handled a cargo volume of 238,585,604 short tons in 2013.
Best Countries For Accessibility To Credit Information
Generally speaking, well-developed economies have the most private and public credit information resources on hand.
Nations Importing The Most In Commercial Services
The U.S. and China each fell just shy of importing half of $1 Trillion worth of commercial services in 2015.
Highest Levels Of Business Information Disclosure To Investors By Country
High levels of disclosure related to businesses' ownership statuses and finances help protect investors in these countries.
Lowest Investment Information Disclosure By Country
Developing countries typically have less disclosure of data for investors, and more unclear regulations for conducting business within their borders.
Most Expensive Countries To Receive Imports Into
In Tajikistan, it costs more than US $10,000 to import a standard 20-foot container.
Countries With The Most Food Exports Relative To Total Merchandise Exports
Cape Verde, Ethiopia, and Panama registered the highest levels of food exports relative to merchandise exports in 2015.
Countries Coming The Closest To Realizing Their Economic Frontiers
Based on the World Bank's Distance to Frontier Score, Singapore and New Zealand have the most well-rounded and advanced economies.
Top Opium Poppy Producing Countries
Almost 900 square miles of Afghanistan's land area are dedicated to the cultivation of illegal opium poppies.
Best Countries For Business Friendly Regulations
As per the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index, Singapore and New Zealand are ideal business environments.
Countries Requiring The Most Paperwork To Export Goods
Developing nations often hinder their own progress by requiring high amounts of paperwork of exporters.
Least Expensive Countries To Receive Imports Into
In Singapore and East Timor, less than $500 in fees are levied on the import of a standard 20-feet container.
Countries With The Largest Decreases In Relative Export Values Since 2000
Using data from the IMF and UN, the Northern Mariana Islands and Aruba have the lowest export value indices relative to the year 2000.
Economies Most Dependent On Exports To Latin America And The Caribbean
As this list proves, several Caribbean island and Latin American nations' economies are closely intertwined.
Economies Most Dependent On Exports To The Middle East And North Africa
War-ravaged and with few international connections, Syrian exporters are extremely dependent on neighboring markets.
Top Merchandise Exporting Economies
China, the United States, and Germany each exported merchandise valued at more than US $1 Trillion each in 2015.
Highest Risk Premiums On Loans By Country
Risk premium rates in Madagascar and Brazil are phenomenally high, respectively standing at 51% and 30% in 2015.
Countries The Farthest From Realizing Economic Perfection
Based on the World Bank's Distance to Frontier Score, Eritrea and Libya have the world's least well-rounded economies.
Largest ICT And Telecom Export Sectors Relative To Total Service Exports
A mix of developed and developing countries make the list of those fairly dependent on the communications and computer services export sector.