Dairy Products

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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Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Products in Colombia

Colombia is the largest South American market for U.S. agricultural products and the seventh-largest market for U.S. food and beverage exports globally. Since the U.S. – Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) was implemented in 2012, U.S. agricultural exports have grown by more than 235 percent to a record $3.7 billion in 2023.
On March 12, 2024, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) National Health Commission (NHC) and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) jointly published 47 new or updated national food safety standards and six amendments.
On March 14, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officially noted the lifting of restrictions on sourcing foreign exchange to import dairy products. Previously, only six designated companies could source foreign exchange from the government to import dairy products.

News and Features

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.
News Release

USMCA Panel Releases Canada Dairy Report

A dispute settlement panel established under the USMCA has released a report regarding Canada’s dairy tariff-rate quota allocation measures.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Santiago, Chile.


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