Caribbean Basin

U.S. Trade with Caribbean Basin in 2021

Total Export Value
$4.95 Billion
3-Year Average
$4.41 Billion
Compound Average Growth
2.3% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Caribbean Basin in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $661.04 Million 573,866 $460.91 Million 49%
Forest Products $488.24 Million --- $343.21 Million 101%
Soybean Meal $283.7 Million 630,952 $292.35 Million -9%
Rice $262.27 Million 455,792 $244.01 Million 14%
Wheat $244.82 Million 840,615 $232.64 Million -21%
Dairy Products $243.23 Million 55,998 $206.16 Million 31%
Corn $229.62 Million 890,773 $215.55 Million -21%
Pork & Pork Products $205.94 Million 75,489 $122.69 Million 136%
Tobacco $195.95 Million 15,802 $113.64 Million 118%
Beef & Beef Products $191.38 Million 25,078 $155.47 Million 51%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Retail Foods

The Caribbean retail grocery sector continued on the upswing in 2021. The region increased its imports of consumer-oriented agricultural products by 14 percent in 2021, reaching an estimated $2.45 billion. The outlook calls for moderate growth as the region continues on the path to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and markets such as Guyana and Turks and Caicos Islands emerge as larger players in the regional context.

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