Sample Essay: Task 2

The value of one country’s exports – a bar chart with a table

The chart below shows the value of one country’s exports in various categories during 2015 and 2016. The table shows the percentage change in each category of exports in 2016 compared with 2015.

My Essay:

The bar chart represents the earning of one country (in billions) from export industries, and the table gives the percentage of value changes in each export categories in the year 2015 and 2016. Export industries were divided into 5 categories: petroleum products engineered goods, gems and jeweler, agricultural products and textiles.

Overall, in 2016, the export revenues from all of the industries increased except gem and jeweler. Moreover, textiles industry had the largest rise in the exports value, whilst agricultural products had the least.

The two main exports were for petroleum products and engineered goods, which the revenue for the former increased 3% in 2016 compares to 2015 (from approximately 61 billion dollars to 63 billion dollars), the latter rose 8.5% (from about 56 billion dollars to 61 billion dollars)

The figure for textiles and agricultural products stood at around 25 and 31 billions which inclined 15.24% and 0.81%, respectively, and reached to roughly 31 billion dollars. Finally, the income from gems and jewelry declined 5.18% to approximately 41 billion in 2016.

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