Wednesday, July 30, 2008

The Value of Global Trade - All Imports and Exports

The total value of all global trade imports and exports was some $25 trillion dollars in 2007, with China contributing about $2.3 trillion and India contributing about $250 billion.

Source: Wall Street Journal

China's trade with industrial and developing countries - China imports nearly 57% more from developing countries than industrial countries, while exports are nearly the same.

Global Imports of Rice, Cotton and Sugar: 2000 - 2008

Source: Wall Street Journal

Higher grain prices, due in part to Ethanol production, have hurt beef production, even as demand for beef grows among developing economies.
Source: Wall Street Journal

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