U.S. Trade with China in 2021

Export Market Rank
#1 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$35.69 Billion
3-Year Average
$26.92 Billion
Compound Average Growth
2.2% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to China in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybeans $14.12 Billion 27.37 Million $11.89 Billion -5%
Corn $5.06 Billion 18.68 Million $911.57 Million 286%
Forest Products $2.04 Billion --- $2.25 Billion 25%
Coarse Grains (ex. corn) $1.78 Billion 5.89 Million $917.45 Million 17505069%
Pork & Pork Products $1.69 Billion 720,224 $952.61 Million 140%
Beef & Beef Products $1.59 Billion 190,652 $208.04 Million 138498%
Cotton $1.33 Billion 694,207 $1.39 Billion -61%
Tree Nuts $975.73 Million 170,939 $423.31 Million 149%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $877.65 Million 464,723 $291.07 Million 146%
Fish and Seafood $865.58 Million 300,828 $1.08 Billion -29%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: Poultry and Products Annual

In 2023, poultry production is expected to remain stable at 14.3 million metric tons. White feather broilers’ share of overall chicken production is expected to increase, while yellow feather broiler production is expected to decline. In 2023...
World Production, Markets, and Trade Report

Dairy Monthly Imports

This monthly report includes information on U.S. and global imports of dairy products, including maximum quantities that can be imported under tariff-rate quota licensing.
The General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC) Decree 248 requires that facility and product registrations for select food product imports into the People’s Republic of China must be completed and approved by GACC...

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News and Features

September 19, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China

Private exporters reported to USDA sales of 136,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2022/2023 marketing year.
August 31, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China

Private exporters reported sales of 167,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/2023.
August 24, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China

Private exporters reported sales of 517,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/2023.

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