Israel

U.S. Trade with Israel in 2021

Export Market Rank
#35 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$707.71 Million
3-Year Average
$669.9 Million
Compound Average Growth
0.56% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Israel in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $144.43 Million 21,299 $116.86 Million 83%
Corn $140.49 Million 541,740 $55.88 Million 1866%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $50.17 Million 209,521 $47.16 Million -13%
Distillers Grains $47.85 Million 207,053 $42.74 Million -7%
Rice $25.34 Million 24,784 $16.57 Million 51%
Processed Fruit $23.88 Million 6,327 $20.74 Million 33%
Food Preparations $23.81 Million 3,995 $20.37 Million 11%
Soybean Meal $23.28 Million 54,533 $34.45 Million -60%
Baked Goods $18.5 Million 6,017 $18.83 Million 0%
Condiments & Sauces $18.06 Million 8,999 $14.27 Million 26%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Israel: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

As of September 2022, Israel does not have a policy restricting the use of imported genetically engineered (GE) commodities or derivative products. There are no changes in Israel’s policy towards plant, animal biotechnology, and microbial biotechnology compared to 2021.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Israel: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The impact of the COVID-19 on the Israeli hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) sector was nothing short of devastating. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, accommodation and foodservice activities declined by forty percent in 2020. The sector started to recover during 2021, and it is expected to recover, with a return to pre-COVID-19 sales by 2023.
• Israel passes amendments to the Public Health Protection Act (Food) to ease and reduce the regulatory burden on food importation. Among the amendments is an importation track called the “European Track” which will come into force on January 1, 2023. • New temporary provision easing the importation of certain sensitive foods, “Public Health Protection Act Food (Certificate of Release for Certain Sensitive Foods) (Temporary Provision)- 2022.” • Cancellation of the additional requirements for importing and releasing food products imported without direct contact with the manufacturer.

News and Features

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WASHINGTON, January 19, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 132,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2021/2022 marketing year; Export sales of 128,000...
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FY2018 Turkish Bank Modifications (GSM-102)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today announced that approved Turkish banks under the Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102) are now approved to transact business in Israel. This is in addition to their...

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