U.S. Pulses Exports in 2023

Total Export Value
$983.27 Million
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$793.92 Million
Compound Average Growth
2.3% (2014-2023)
Market Total Value (USD)
Mexico $219.04 Million
Canada $209.28 Million
European Union $141.51 Million
Dominican Republic $53.73 Million
China $49.44 Million
Ethiopia $33 Million
Peru $27.99 Million
Colombia $26.26 Million
Costa Rica $23.62 Million
Yemen $16.48 Million
Top 10 Pulses Export Markets 2014 - 2023
Annual Pulses Exports 2014 - 2023

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International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Products in India

India is the world’s most populous country and boasts one of the fastest growing economies in the world. As Indian households continue to reach higher levels of consumer spending, imported agricultural products are becoming more accessible to a larger number of people.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Spotlight: Global Chickpea Exports Rise

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a legume full of protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, and are relatively low in calories. Chickpeas are used in many Indian and Mediterranean dishes. Australia, India, and Canada are the top three chickpea exporters accounting for more than 40 percent of the world’s exports in 2022. Pakistan is the largest importer, followed by the European Union, Bangladesh, and Turkey.
Pursuant to General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) Department of Animal and Plant Quarantine (DAPQ) requirements, exporters of “pulse crops” such as dried beans, dried peas, and lentils are required to register exporting facilities prior to product shipment.

News and Features

U.S. agricultural exports have reached new heights, setting a record of nearly $196 billion in 2022. Agricultural exports totaled $177 billion in 2021 and nearly $175 billion in 2023, making the last three years the three best years ever for U.S. exporters.
Secretary Tom Vilsack issued a statement regarding the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s announcement that India will remove retaliatory tariffs on certain agriculture products, restoring and expanding significant market opportunities for U.S. farmers.
Communications to Congress

U.S. Specialty Crops Trade Issues – 2021 Report to Congress