TOP 10 Countries: export of mirrors

TOP10 Exporters from Spiegel to Land
Probably the most important feature that distinguishes us humans from the vast majority of animals is the ability to be aware of ourselves (self-confidence). Only a few animal species, such as some monkeys, are able to recognize themselves in the mirror.

China is the world's leading exporter of glass mirrors. The US and Germany follow 2018 as the world's next most important exporters. The global export market totaled around 5,9 billion euros. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Origins

The history of the mirror goes back very far. It is believed that shallow bowls of water are used as ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Export of silk

TOP 10 Silk exporters 2018 by country and export value
"Silky" soft linens - one of the features that makes the material silk so popular.

China is the world's leading exporter of silk and silk products such as clothing or bedding. With a share of nearly 52,5% of the total export market for the year 2018, the Middle Kingdom surpassed the second and third, Italy (13,4%) and Romania (4,8%) with ease. The global export market totaled more than 1,8 billion euros worldwide. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

The Silk Road

Silk has been an internationally sought after commercial item for at least 2000 years. The Chinese already exhibited in 2. Millennium BC The first time silk ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Export of shoes

A shoe of the largest German shoe manufacturer: Adidas

When it comes to exporting shoes, there is still no way past China, which still dominates the shoe market with 31% share of world sales (37,7 billion euros). However, runner-up Vietnam is fast approaching. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Until the 70 years, the Soviet Union (today's Russia), the USA and Italy were still the three largest exporters of shoes. As production wages continued to soar and the outsourcing trend towards developing countries with much lower wages, shoe companies from both countries continued to put their manufacturing into Chinese hands. Since 1985 are ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Export of sunglasses

TOP10 2018, the largest exporter of sunglasses, by value and sales
Sun glasses on the beach

Italy is the sunglasses nation par excellence - because around 40% of all world exports are secretly from the country of the boot. Cheap fakes from Asia except. In 2018, global export volume amounted to 6,0 billion. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Sunglasses country Italy

By far the largest sunglass company in the world comes from Italy: Luxottica Group, from Milan, brings together eyewear brands such as Rayban, Alain Mikli, Oakley, Armani, Bulgaro, Burberry, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Ralph Lauren, Prada and Versace (the latter on license). Overall, the group comes up with it ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Export of T-shirts

TOP10 the largest exporters of t-shirts by value and country 2018
Drawer full of T-shirts

China, like textiles as a whole, is the largest exporter of t-shirts worldwide. Bangladesh and Turkey follow 2018 on the top two ranks. In total, the worldwide export volume amounted to 39,8 billion euros. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Beginnings of T-shirts

The earliest T-shirts for the first time spread at the beginning of the 20th century as these were provided to the soldiers of the US Nay in white as troop clothing.

Massive importance for Bangladesh's economy

Clothing accounts for around 91% of all value exports in Bangladesh, this industry for the small but very populous South Asian country ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Export of shoes

TOP 10 Shoe exporters
A model of the largest German shoe manufacturer Adidas

When it comes to exporting shoes (without sports shoes), there is no way past China, which dominates the shoe market with its 54% share of world sales (20,64 billion euros). The second- and third-placed countries Vietnam and Italy are way away following at around 12% and 3%, respectively. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Until the 70 years, the Soviet Union (today's Russia), the USA and Italy were still the three largest exporters of shoes. In the wake of further strong increases in manufacturing wages and the outsourcing trend towards developing countries with much lower wages, shoe companies from both countries ... CONTINUE READING