Saturday , 25 January 2020

The Top 10 U.S. Company Exporters and Importers

Today’s graphic, using data from JOC, highlights the companies behind the United States’ import–export numbers.

In Western countries, people often assume that their top export by volume is a high-value manufactured good or, at very least, a natural resource like timber or oil. The truth is, a sizable portion of exports from Western countries are waste materials. Here are the top 10 companies by export volume (20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs):

top u.s. import export companies

On the other end of the equation are the consumer goods that get purchased every day and, w while many companies import goods from overseas, the following 10 companies move a staggering volume of goods through America’s ports:

Editor’s Note:  The above excerpts from the original article by Nick Routley have been edited ([ ]) and abridged (…) for the sake of clarity and brevity.  The author’s views and conclusions are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original article.  Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor. Also note that this complete paragraph must be included in any re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.

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