U.S. Trade with Italy in 2021

Total Export Value
$1.18 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.18 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.9% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Italy in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $321.32 Million 69,358 $283.61 Million 95%
Soybeans $258.46 Million 507,187 $109.32 Million 625%
Wheat $112.65 Million 314,801 $163.7 Million -13%
Forest Products $83.94 Million --- $109.89 Million -26%
Fish and Seafood $63.09 Million 9,047 $74.09 Million -21%
Planting Seeds $56.21 Million 18,687 $49.94 Million 44%
Pulses $46.79 Million 50,728 $35.76 Million 165%
Distilled Spirits $40.57 Million --- $34.09 Million 43%
Other Intermediate Products $24.62 Million 2,964 $28.51 Million -12%
Processed Vegetables $21.93 Million 28,999 $46.8 Million -52%

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News and Features

August 8, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China, Italy, and Unknown Destinations

Private exporters reported the following sales activity for the 2022/2023 marketing year: 132,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China; 105,000 MT of corn for delivery to Italy; and 120,000 MT of corn for delivery to unknown destinations.
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will lead the U.S. delegation to the ministerial conference of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome June 25 to July 2.
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead the U.S. government’s delegation to the G-20 Summit of Agricultural Ministers in Paris on June 22 and 23. The focus of the...

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