Libya

U.S. Trade with Libya in 2023

Export Market Rank
#78 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$73.08 Million
3-Year Average
$52.45 Million
Compound Average Growth
-3.5% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Libya in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $39.4 Million 9,328 $10.19 Million 511%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $11.82 Million 11,933 $12.16 Million -31%
Planting Seeds $8.7 Million 1,190 $4.33 Million 105%
Processed Vegetables $5.05 Million 4,617 $3.27 Million 21%
Dairy Products $3.82 Million 805 $2.08 Million -32%
Other Consumer Oriented $1.86 Million 82 $937,387 539%
Baked Goods $700,165 170 $280,798 3%
Food Preparations $661,192 33 $611,829 -40%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $574,253 41 $338,413 16%
Chocolate & Cocoa Products $189,809 29 $179,368 299%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Libya: FAIRS Annual Country Report

This report outlines Libyan government requirements for the importation of food and agricultural products for human and animal consumption. The report aims to assist U.S. exporters by providing an assessment of laws and requirements for food and agricultural products imposed on imports. There is no U.S. representation located inside Libya, and definitive regulatory information is limited.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Libya: Exporter Guide

Libya poses unique opportunities and challenges for U.S. agricultural exports. The nation is characterized by an unstable government, conflict, opaque regulations, an underperforming agricultural sector, and about $1.5 billion worth of agricultural imports from around the world every year.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Libya: Exporter Guide

Libya poses unique opportunities and challenges for U.S. agricultural exports.

News and Features

Washington, D.C., Jan. 2, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recruiting interested U.S. exporters for its first 2020 trade mission, which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, March 16-19. The mission will focus on boosting U.S...
Seven USDA-led Agricultural Trade Missions are scheduled for next year in continuing efforts to increase export opportunities. USDA Radio’s Rod Bain talks to Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney about the 2020 trade...
Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will sponsor seven agribusiness trade missions in 2020 to grow and diversify export opportunities around the world for America’s farmers and ranchers, Under Secretary for...