Source: MDS Transmodal, World Cargo Database. Note: Groups are at the SITC 2 digits level.
- Miscellaneous manufactures (SITC 89) includes articles made of plastics (e.g. bags), toys, sporting goods or office supplies. The manufacturing of these goods has been highly impacted by outsourcing and offshoring, since it tends to require a significant labor input.
- Electrical machinery (SITC 77) includes machines powered by electricity, such as electric cables, appliances, batteries and integrated circuits. The production of these goods has also been substantially internationalized, particularly for electronics.
- Vegetables and fruits (SITC 05) compose an important segment of the transportation by refrigerated containers. This sector has been the object of notable growth with more reliable cold chain logistics.
- Textiles and made-up articles (SITC 65) includes yarn, any woven fiber, blankets, linen, curtains and carpets. The textile industry has been the object of an internationalization for several decades.