U.S. Trade with Bangladesh in 2023

Export Market Rank
#33 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$781.37 Million
3-Year Average
$882.29 Million
Compound Average Growth
7.8% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Bangladesh in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Cotton $339.2 Million 158,812 $276.42 Million 255%
Soybeans $323.29 Million 574,976 $354.53 Million 96%
Distillers Grains $38.94 Million 117,220 $24.21 Million 889%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $19.26 Million 21,693 $20.41 Million 17%
Other Intermediate Products $12.34 Million 167 $13.4 Million -39%
Wheat $11.6 Million 35,975 $46.82 Million -37%
Dairy Products $8.33 Million 3,223 $5.98 Million 10%
Food Preparations $5.6 Million 288 $1.8 Million 465%
Soybean Meal $5.32 Million 10,392 $26.8 Million -80%
Live Animals $4.41 Million --- $4.56 Million 146%

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Bangladesh: Exporter Guide

In 2022, U.S. exports of consumer-oriented products to Bangladesh were valued at $9.5 million, accounting for less than 1 percent of the market share of the $2 billion in consumer-oriented products Bangladesh imported.
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Bangladesh: Grain and Feed Update

Post slightly lowers the MY 2023/24 rice production forecast due to some minor aman season crop damage caused by a cyclone. Despite the reduced production, Post lowers the rice import forecast to 500 thousand MT, as the Government of Bangladesh maintains its high rice import tariff of 62.5 percent.
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Bangladesh: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Bangladesh is pursuing advanced biotechnological crop research. In June 2023, the Bangladesh Academy of Science submitted a “Standard Operating Procedures for Research and Release of Genome Edited Plants of Categories SDN-1 and SDN-2 in Bangladesh”...

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