U.S. Trade with Japan in 2022

Export Market Rank
#4 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$16.31 Billion
3-Year Average
$14.92 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.3% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Japan in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Corn $2.99 Billion 8.91 Million $2.37 Billion 63%
Beef & Beef Products $2.34 Billion 310,678 $1.83 Billion 68%
Soybeans $1.83 Billion 2.84 Million $1.12 Billion 82%
Pork & Pork Products $1.48 Billion 357,023 $1.65 Billion -22%
Forest Products $919.86 Million --- $742.74 Million 8%
Wheat $915.9 Million 2.15 Million $758.67 Million -11%
Fish and Seafood $708.45 Million 163,375 $739.09 Million -1%
Processed Vegetables $529.73 Million 401,487 $494.75 Million 6%
Dairy Products $520.53 Million 137,864 $324.89 Million 72%
Hay $498.43 Million 1.22 Million $458.64 Million -4%

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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Biofuels Annual

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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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News and Features

Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Japan

Private exporters reported sales of 124,000 MT of corn for delivery to Japan during MY 2023/2024.
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Today, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor launched an agribusiness trade mission to Japan.

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