Where to find more online: you can access and download the Excel files for the tables Vela www. WTFO. Org/statistics World Trade Organization International Trade Statistics 2013 Sais’s exports of manufactured goods rose to IIS$ 4. Riling in 2012 Merchandise exports by region and product, 2012 (IIS$ billion) 5% decline in Rupee’s exports of manufactured goods in 2012 Where to find more: wry. WTFO. Org/tickets: Table AI Download the data: wry. WTFO. Org/statistics t The value of Sais’s exports of manufactured goods expanded by 3 per cent in 2012 whereas Rupee’s exports declined by 2 per cent. As a result, Sais’s share in world exports of manufactured goods rose to 38 per cent, compared with 41 per cent for Europe down from 43 per cent in 2011. T With the exception of the Commonwealth of Independent States (+1 5 per cent) and North
America (+3 per cent), all regions registered declines in exports of agricultural products in 2012. T Africa and the Middle East increased their exports of fuels and mining products in 2012, by 9 per cent and 6 per cent respectively. Fuels and mining products Agricultural products All figures are in US$ billion share of South and Central America in world exports of agricultural products in 2012 49 Volume of merchandise exports expanded moderately in 2012 t Growth in the volume of merchandise exports in 2012 was the lowest for the last two decades, excluding the recession-led contractions in 2001 and 2009.
All major product groups recorded roughly the same growth rates. Volume of world merchandise exports by product group, 2000-2012 3% Increase in export volume of fuels and mining products in 2012 2% Increase in export volume of manufactured goods in 2012 wry. WTFO. Org/tickets: Table AH 50 Ores and other minerals record sharpest decline in value t The strongest growth in the value of merchandise exports was recorded by personal and household goods (+10 per cent). Fuels had the next highest growth (+5 per cent).
Exports of other product groups remained relatively stable or even went down. Sharp clines in export value were registered for ores and other minerals (-10 per cent), agricultural raw materials (-9 per cent) and iron and steel (-8 per cent). T Fuels increased its share in world merchandise exports from 9 per cent in 2000 to almost 19 per cent in 2012. The share of machinery and transport equipment in world exports shrank from 42 per cent in 2000 to 32 per cent in 2012. This was mostly due to the steady decline in the prices of office and telecoms equipment.
World merchandise exports by product group, 2012 World exports of ores and other minerals in 2012 US 396 ban 9 Percentage points increase in the share of fuels in world exports between 2000 and 2012 Table 11. 1 51 products stagnate t World exports of agricultural products stagnated at US$ 1,657 billion in 2012, mainly as a result of depressed prices. Prices of food dropped by 0. 4 per cent while those of agricultural raw materials increased modestly by 1. 6 per cent. T Half of the top ten exporters of agricultural products registered growth in 2012.
Canada, with a 4. 5 per cent increase, achieved the highest growth. Malaysia and Thailand, however, experienced declines of 12. 7 per cent and 1 1. 7 per cent respectively. World food exports, which accounted for 83 per cent of agricultural exports in 2012, expanded by 1. 1 per cent, to IIS$ 1,375 billion. The value of non-food agricultural products fell to IIS$ 281 billion from IIS$ 300 billion in 2011 (-6. 3 per cent). Major exporters of agricultural products, 2012 EX. Exports of food in 2012 US 522 ban 13% Decrease in Malaysia’s Tables 11. 5 and 11. 20 52 China becomes congregates importer of fuels and mining products t EX. Imports of fuels and mining products amounted to IIS$ 1,034 billion in 2012, approximately the same value as the previous year. China expanded its imports of fuels and mining products by 3. 4 per cent to IIS$ 533 billion, overtaking the United States as the second-largest importer. US imports of fuel fell by 7. 1 per cent due too sharp increase in domestic production of crude oil. Among the top importers of fuels, India increased its imports by the most (+18 per cent) in 2012, followed by China (+14 per cent). European Union’s imports dropped by 17 per cent. As a result, the value of China’s imports (IIS$ 221 billion) is very close to the European Union’s (IIS$ 228 billion). In 2011, the difference was much greater (IIS$ 241 billion vs… IIS$ 274 billion).
Major exporters of office and telecoms equipment, 2012 8. 7% Increase in China’s exports of office and telecoms equipment in 2012 Share of China in world exports of EDP and office equipment Table 11. 42 55 Exports of textiles and clothing fall below 2011 value t World exports of textiles and clothing stagnated in 2012. Half of the top ten exporters achieved export growth (between 0. 2 and 7. 5 per cent) but the other half recorded declines varying between -2. 3 and -8. 0 per cent. The highest growth in exports (7. Per cent) was achieved by Viet Name. China continues to be the leading exporter of textiles and clothing. Its share in world exports increased to 33 per cent for textiles (up from 32 per cent in 2011) and to 38 per cent for clothing (up from 37 per cent). T The European Union and the United States remain the major markets for clothing, accounting for 38 per cent and 20 per cent respectively of world imports in 2012. Major exporters of textiles & clothing, 2012 8% Decrease in EX. Exports of textiles and clothing in 2012 US 708 ban World exports of textiles and Tables 11. 64 and 11. 69 56