Supplies of iron and steel sitting in a warehouse awaiting shipments.

Iron And Steel Imports Worldwide

These smallest iron and steel importers are mostly either small countries or those with limited industrial activities.

January 22, 2016 13:01

A traditional oil well in the US state of North Dakota. Today, oil is sourced using a number of innovative processes all around the world.

All about the Oil Industry

Though its environmental impact is controversial, the economic and technological importance of the oil industry is of the utmost importance.

January 20, 2016 14:14

As human populations place increasing strain on the capacities of terrestrial agriculture, fishing will likely be looked to more than ever to facilitate food security.

All about the Fishing Industry

Though it faces a plethora of environmental concerns, the sheer magnitude of the fishing industry could very well solidify its global importance in the years to come.

January 15, 2016 10:54

Due to salt's vital importance to human functions, people still travel many miles and work long hours to collect the mineral.

All about the Salt Industry

With over 200 million tons of salt produced yearly, the process of this industry carries major global significance.

January 14, 2016 11:25

Immature tobacco plants growing in a field.

All about the Tobacco Industry

Despite its heavy regulation due to health concerns, tobacco remains an incredibly lucrative industry for countries such as the United States and China.

January 12, 2016 11:16

The automotive industry is a truly international one, involving complex interplays of numerous governmental and economic sectors throughout the world.

All About the Automotive Industry

Cars and other automobiles are an industry worth over 250 billion US dollars worldwide, with production trending towards efficiency and sustainability.

January 8, 2016 10:54

GNI refers to "Gross National Income".

Countries With the Lowest Incomes

A list of countries by GNI per capita. Burundi and the Central African Republic have the lowest incomes out of any country in the world, at $730 USD annually.

January 6, 2016 18:03

American blueberries are shipped all over the globe, with different varieties of the berry sourced from the different climates of a variety of US states.

Top 10 Blueberry Producing States In America

Washington and Georgia lead the country in terms of blueberry production, but a variety of states in varied climates also contribute to this crop's output in the U.S.

January 5, 2016 15:26

Eating meat from any four-legged animal was prohibited in Japan until the Meiji Restoration of 1868. However, increased trade with the United States during the 1970s has now caused the country to be one of the main importers of American pork.

Top Pork Exporting Countries

Increasing demand from Japan and Mexico, among others, has caused a major import in US pork exports over the past decade

December 30, 2015 14:47

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