U.S. Dairy Products Exports in 2023

Total Export Value
$8.01 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
3 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$8.38 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.2% (2014-2023)
Market Total Value (USD)
Mexico $2.32 Billion
Canada $1.08 Billion
China $607.68 Million
Japan $389.44 Million
Philippines $373.13 Million
South Korea $320.98 Million
Indonesia $310.95 Million
Australia $182.82 Million
Vietnam $146.12 Million
Dominican Republic $133.08 Million
Top 10 Dairy Products Export Markets 2014 - 2023
Annual Dairy Products Exports 2014 - 2023

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Data and Analysis

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European Union: Dairy and Products Semi-annual

EU milk production in 2024 is forecast to fall slightly to 148.9 million metric tons (MMT), from an estimated 149.3 MMT in 2023 as a result of declining cow numbers and lower milk production profitability. With lower milk production, which will only be partially offset by lower expected fluid milk consumption, factory use consumption is also forecast to minimally decrease in 2024.
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China: Dairy and Products Semi-annual

Post increased its estimate of raw milk production in 2024 due to a larger dairy cow inventory. Imports of fluid milk, whole milk powder (WMP), and skimmed milk powder (SMP) are estimated to all decline in 2024 due to higher domestic milk production.
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Mexico: Dairy and Products Semi-annual

Mexico’s milk, cheese, and butter production are forecast year on year growth of two percent in 2024. Dairy farmers are expected to mitigate the impacts of prolonged drought and heat conditions with previously stored forage, increased feed grain imports, and water storage mechanisms.

News and Features

Secretary Vilsack announced today that USDA is allocating $300 million to 66 U.S. organizations to build demand for American food and farm exports in high-potential markets around the globe.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead an historic agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 17-20, 2024.
Sometimes, even the most successful and experienced entrepreneurs need a little extra help navigating ways to diversify and expand their business model. For dairy products and ingredients company, Tedford/Tellico, Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee, that was the case in 2022, when its Global Sales Director Matthew Tedford attended his first-ever USDA-sponsored agribusiness trade mission more than 8,500 miles away in the Philippines.

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