Colombia

U.S. Trade with Colombia in 2021

Export Market Rank
#10 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$3.4 Billion
3-Year Average
$3.03 Billion
Compound Average Growth
11.7% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Colombia in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Corn $1.09 Billion 4.19 Million $705.51 Million 1352%
Soybean Meal $528.02 Million 1.16 Million $327.95 Million 509%
Pork & Pork Products $257.85 Million 106,263 $148.74 Million 377%
Soybeans $229.25 Million 425,244 $180.75 Million 150%
Wheat $190.95 Million 656,785 $164.01 Million 36%
Dairy Products $141.22 Million 39,398 $79.5 Million 583%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $116.18 Million 90,112 $71.59 Million 244%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $115.53 Million 194,144 $86.44 Million 57%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $91.31 Million --- $49.06 Million 37650%
Distillers Grains $65.14 Million 238,754 $37.79 Million 141%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Colombia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

While Colombia's regulatory environment remains friendly toward the adoption of biotech-derived commodities and other innovative technologies, Congressional anti-biotechnology initiatives continue posing a threat, risking the benefits to consumers and the agricultural sector. In 2021, genetically engineered corn area planted grew 31 percent, reaching record figures, and genetically engineered cotton area planted recovered 55 percent compared to 2020.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Colombia: Coffee Semi-annual

Excessive rains and cloudiness in the last two years have suppressed Colombia's coffee production. In marketing year (MY) 2022/23, Post forecasts Colombian production at 12.6 million bags of green bean equivalent (GBE) coffee. Although local prices remain high, weather conditions are expected to continue affecting crop productivity.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Colombia: Grain and Feed Update

Colombia’s economy is projected to grow at a slower pace in 2023, restricting a more substantial growth in demand for grains in marketing year (MY) 2022/23. Although the United States continues to be the main sourcing option for Colombian importers of corn given trade preferences under the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement and geographical advantages, increasing competition from Brazilian and Argentinian corn is expected.

News and Features

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.
March 9, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Colombia and Unknown Destinations

Private exporters reported the following activity for MY 2021/2022: 100,000 MT of corn for delivery to Colombia and 20,000 MT of soybean oil for delivery to unknown destinations.
The American agricultural industry posted its highest annual export levels ever recorded in 2021, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today.

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