U.S. Trade with India in 2021

Export Market Rank
#16 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.87 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.97 Billion
Compound Average Growth
7.2% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to India in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $885.14 Million 208,930 $632.19 Million 168%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $265.24 Million --- $175.62 Million 52515%
Cotton $211.32 Million 68,302 $232.87 Million 190%
Soybean Oil $83.26 Million 59,632 $24.27 Million -13%
Fish and Seafood $51.93 Million 4,677 $29.84 Million 638%
Forest Products $50.78 Million --- $44.71 Million 25%
Other Intermediate Products $49.86 Million 16,078 $42.7 Million 48%
Dairy Products $33.33 Million 11,044 $31.64 Million 76%
Essential Oils $32.54 Million 1,319 $24.74 Million 75%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $29.25 Million 6,959 $33.32 Million 7%

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Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Coffee Semi-annual

FAS India forecasts marketing year (MY) 2022/23 coffee production (Oct/Sep) at 6.25 million 60-kilogram bags, nine percent higher than the official USDA estimate on above normal southwest monsoon rains (Jun/Sep) expected to improve yields, especially for Robusta varieties in major growing regions.
On October 31, 2022, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published draft amendments [Notification F.No. STD/39-FA/Notification/2022 in the Gazette of India: Extraordinary (Official Gazette)] (Appendix I). The notification was subsequently published on the FSSAI website on November 3, 2022.
On October 31, 2022, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published draft amendments [Notification F.No. STD/39-FA/Notification/2022 in the Gazette of India: Extraordinary (Official Gazette)] (Appendix I). The notification was subsequently published on the FSSAI website on November 3, 2022.

News and Features

FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.
Throughout 2021, FAS was proud to support USDA's efforts to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, to address the climate crisis, and to promote nutrition and food security.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.

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