In 2020, the value of U.S. rice exports to the world was $1.9 billion, up 1.5 percent from the prior year. The top three markets, accounting for 40 percent of exports, were Japan at $261 million, Mexico at $245 million, and Haiti at $245 million. U.S. exports to Mexico declined as South American suppliers expanded market share in that primarily paddy market. Countries where the United States has free trade agreements remained significant markets, particularly in the Western Hemisphere.

More information from the 2020 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in grain, can be found in the Grain: World Markets and Trade report.

Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Australia: Grain and Feed Update

Grain production in Australia is set for a second consecutive big year of production after two years of drought.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Argentina: Grain and Feed Update

Wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 is projected at a record 20.8 million tons, 300,000 tons higher than USDA Official.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Thailand: Rice Price - Weekly

Export prices of all grades of rice decreased one percent due to a further weakening of the Thai baht against the U.S. dollar.

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