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Connect-China.org on Renewable Energy

January 8, 2014

Infographic on Renewable Energy in China and Trade Balance of USA with China. Source

In Graphics: What are Capital Gains?

In Graphics: What are Capital Gains?

April 21, 2013

When it comes to your finances you want to be confident in where it goes and what you’re doing with it. That’s why it is important to know what different financial terms mean. This infographic deals with capital gains, which is a profit that results from investing in an asset. Source

Visualizing the US/China Trade Relationship Across the Globe

Visualizing the US/China Trade Relationship Across the Globe

April 6, 2013

The U.S. has long been a leader in both the importing and exporting of goods and China is not far behind. This infographic compares trading between the U.S. and China and illustrates the massive dollar amount of goods that flow in and out of both countries. Source

Spending Beyond Our Means: US Trade Balance By Decade

Spending Beyond Our Means: US Trade Balance By Decade

March 22, 2013

A trade deficit occurs when a country imports more goods and services than it exports. In the United States, imports have been out-sizing exports since the 1980s. In fact, the last time we produced a trade surplus was in 1975, with President Gerald Ford in residence at the White House. Ever since, our country has […]

Trade Flow

Trade Flow

November 24, 2012

Check out the shipping lanes, official and unofficial, around Europe. A continental scale map and region-specific insets illustrate the scope and patterns from a snapshot of global shipping data. Source

Shipping Mix: Persian Gulf

Shipping Mix: Persian Gulf

November 23, 2012

In this visualization of supply lines and ports of the Persian Gulf, green indicates cargo shipping (goods, supplies…) and pink indicates petroleum. Check out the specialization of various ports and the relative heterogeneity of the supply lines. Source

Shipping Mix: East Atlantic

Shipping Mix: East Atlantic

September 18, 2012

Check out the variation in pink tanker (oil) traffic and green cargo (stuff) shipping traffic along Europe’s southwestern coast. The regimentation of travel direction and vessel type is surprisingly regimented. Source

Shipping Mix: Eastern Mediterranean

Shipping Mix: Eastern Mediterranean

August 29, 2012

The highways and byways of the Mediterranean sea can be a selective set. Check out the variation in pink tanker (oil) traffic and green cargo (stuff) shipping traffic. It’s a tangled tapestry of commerce with highway cliques and specialized ports. Source

What Discarded Cell Phones Could Buy

What Discarded Cell Phones Could Buy

July 28, 2012

In today’s shaky economy, trading in old electronics is a very real way for consumers to earn cash fast. Many people aren’t aware of the latent value in their old phones, mp3 players, tablets, e-readers, and other devices. But if everyone traded in their unwanted devices for cash, on average that would be enough money […]

United States of Craigslist

United States of Craigslist

July 3, 2012

Here’s a reapportionment of the United States, where the borders are drawn along geometric approximations of Craigslist sites. Pandemonium! Source

A world of difference

A world of difference

June 6, 2012

Graphic done for a special section. China being in the WTO for 10 years. Published in China daily Source