Where over half of the world’s exports are going in one elegant chart


The line on the outside of the circle indicates total imports and exports. Lines on the edge of the circle (directly underneath the country’s name) indicates total imports and exports for that country (in US$ billion) in 2013. The graphic represents 60% of total global exports.

Quartz has analyzed how important geographic proximity is for determining a country’s top trading partners—most countries trade the most with their neighbors. But a new graphic from the research firm Euromonitor on imports and exports among the world’s leading exporters underlines some interesting exceptions.

For instance, India’ top trading partner last year was neither China or Pakistan, its largest neighbors, but the United Arab Emirates. Bilateral Indian-UAE trade was $75 billion between 2012 and 2013. The Indian Embassy in the UAE cites 2 million Indian expatriates living in the UAE, the largest expat community, as one reason. Academics have also argued that round-tripping, or the re-import of pearls and precious stones sent to the UAE in order to take advantage of India’s exceptions on jewelry duty…

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