U.S. Trade with India in 2023

Export Market Rank
#13 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.94 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.97 Billion
Compound Average Growth
5.8% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to India in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $1.1 Billion 277,425 $771.99 Million 131%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $245.91 Million --- $212.43 Million 211%
Cotton $231.16 Million 69,132 $288.8 Million 160%
Essential Oils $58 Million 2,413 $31.56 Million 239%
Other Intermediate Products $47.26 Million 7,716 $45.41 Million 4%
Dairy Products $42.43 Million 16,960 $35.79 Million 132%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $30.32 Million 10,109 $18.84 Million 120%
Soybeans $24.46 Million 41,541 $10.76 Million 5352%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $21.76 Million 4,679 $33.22 Million -26%
Distilled Spirits $19.91 Million --- $7.66 Million 404%

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Data and Analysis

Kochi's young, educated, and well-traveled population offers promising opportunities for U.S. exporters. An inclination towards health-conscious choices is driving demand for nutritious and fresh fruits, along with healthy snacks and seeds.
India’s total alcoholic beverage sector is the world’s third largest, with yearly sales of $44 billion according to Euromonitor. Despite India’s high import tariff structure, lack of uniformity in state excise rates, state specific regulations, and limited opportunities for the marketing of alcoholic beverages, the sector continues to witness significant growth that is set to expand to $55 billion by 2027.
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India continues its rapid economic growth journey in 2024 as the fifth largest economy in the world. It is projected to surpass Japan to become the third largest economy by 2030.

News and Features

U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor arrived in New Delhi today to launch a USDA-sponsored agribusiness trade mission.
For many American farms, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. The Robison and Stennes family orchards combined equal more than 200 years of growing apples in Washington. Both family farms view the recent trade win of India reopening its market to U.S. apples as beneficial for apple farmers across Washington.
Under Secretary Alexis Taylor will lead a USDA trade mission to New Delhi, India, April 22-25, accompanied by representatives from 47 businesses and organizations and 11 state departments of agriculture.