European Union

U.S. Trade with European Union in 2022

Export Market Rank
#5 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$14.51 Billion
3-Year Average
$13 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.3% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to European Union in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $2.75 Billion 514,883 $2.61 Billion 27%
Soybeans $2.74 Billion 4.6 Million $2.02 Billion 91%
Fish and Seafood $1.12 Billion 257,729 $1.04 Billion 6%
Forest Products $1.01 Billion --- $671.58 Million 62%
Distilled Spirits $712.23 Million --- $566.85 Million 28%
Essential Oils $533.85 Million 31,883 $456.71 Million 58%
Other Intermediate Products $426.61 Million 97,475 $355.96 Million 57%
Food Preparations $357.26 Million 24,974 $353.18 Million 21%
Planting Seeds $352.93 Million 75,975 $402.22 Million -1%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $330.09 Million --- $144.09 Million 487%

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Data and Analysis

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European Union: Poultry and Products Annual

Driven by strong internal demand, EU chicken meat production is expected to grow in 2023 and 2024. In 2024, Poland will be again the largest EU chicken producer, accounting for more than 20 percent of all EU chicken production.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.
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European Union: Tree Nuts Annual

In 2022, the European Union (EU)-27 imported $6.8 billion in tree nuts from the world. The EU remains a net importer of tree nuts for all products since demand highly exceeds domestic production.


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News and Features

May is World Trade Month, and USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is marking the occasion by sharing some of the most recent facts and figures about U.S. agricultural trade.
With research and development funds provided by the FAS Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Program, FAS and ARS are working to produce compostable PLU labels. They are collaborating with the International Fresh Produce Association and Sinclair Systems International to meet the EU standards. The goal is to develop adhesives that are both food-safe and compostable. When achieved, this will allow American companies to export fruits and vegetables as usual while helping to decrease food waste and methane emissions.
Under Secretary Alexis Taylor is in Amsterdam with agribusinesses, farm organizations, and state government leaders on a trade mission to expand economic opportunities for American agriculture.

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