10 of the World's Most Surprising Major Exports

Milk powder, not hobbits, is king in New Zealand
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 8, 2017 6:23 PM CST
10 of the World's Most Surprising Major Exports
You might think New Zealand's top export is "Lord of the Rings" films. You would be wrong.   (Getty Images/ninikas)

Did you know 40.9% of Haiti's exports are knit T-shirts? Using data from the Observatory of Economic Complexity, the Telegraph broke down and mapped out the major export from every country in the world—with some surprising results. Here are 10 of the most unexpected top exports in the world (along with how much of their country's total exports they comprise):

  1. New Zealand: milk powder (13.3%)
  2. Nepal: flavored water (9%)
  3. Central African Republic: delivery trucks (26.3%)
  4. Fiji: water (12.4%)
  5. Djibouti: sheep and goats (22%)
  6. Cambodia: knitted sweaters (11.6%)
  7. Bosnia and Herzegovina: seats (5.3%)
  8. Kiribati: non-fillet frozen fish (90.4%)
  9. Tuvalu: tug boats (79.6%)
  10. Estonia: telephones (14.6%)

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