European Union

U.S. Trade with European Union in 2022

Export Market Rank
#5 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$14.55 Billion
3-Year Average
$13.01 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
Soybeans $2.77 Billion 4.65 Million $2.02 Billion 93%
Tree Nuts $2.74 Billion 513,593 $2.61 Billion 27%
Fish and Seafood $1.12 Billion 256,025 $1.04 Billion 6%
Forest Products $1.01 Billion --- $671.49 Million 62%
Distilled Spirits $703.76 Million --- $565.99 Million 26%
Essential Oils $532.37 Million 31,735 $456.59 Million 57%
Other Intermediate Products $427.67 Million 98,100 $356.54 Million 57%
Food Preparations $358.16 Million 24,975 $353.22 Million 22%
Planting Seeds $353.82 Million 76,105 $402.33 Million -1%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $341.28 Million --- $145.21 Million 507%

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Data and Analysis

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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

European Union: Livestock and Products Semi-annual

High feed and energy prices and environmental restrictions are pressuring both cattle and swine farmers in the European Union (EU), leading to a reduction in operations.
U.S. beef exports under the EU High Quality Beef (HQB) quota increased by over 2,000 metric tons (MT) in 2022, to 13,438 MT. The quota usage rate increased to 52.9 percent, up from 50.1 percent in 2021, despite an increase in the quota from 23,000 MT in 2021 to 25,400 MT in 2022.


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Barcelona, Spain
May 8
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Milan, Italy
Oct 7
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Cologne, Germany

News and Features

Tom Vilsack and European Union Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski traveled to a family-owned and operated grain and vegetable farm in Maryland so the Commissioner could learn more about U.S. agriculture and its commitment to climate-smart, sustainable production.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for its first-ever regional agricultural trade mission to Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 17 – 20, 2023.
Staying true to its mission of expanding U.S. agricultural and food exports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service started the final month of 2022 with a bang. The Spain Agricultural Trade Mission was the largest and most...

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