The infographics demonstrate a country’s gross export earnings (in $billions) as well as the changes in each segment between 2015 and 2016. Overall, petroleum products and engineered goods represent the largest amounts of earnings.
The total value of petroleum products export was the highest, closely followed by engineered goods among other segments in both 2015 and 2016. Specifically, in 2015, petroleum products witnessed a slight increase in earnings by 3%, from around $60 billion to approximately $62 billion. Likewise, engineered goods followed the same trend with a moderate rise of 8.5%, from under $60 billion to around $61 billion.
As for other categories such as gems and jewellery, agricultural products, and textiles; the total amount of values were reported to be less significant. Whilst the revenue gained by gems and jewellery export slightly reduced by 5.18%; gross export value of agricultural products and textiles both went up. Noticeably, the value of textile export grew considerably by 15.24% from about $22 billion to the same level as agricultural products’ at above $30 billion.