U.S. Trade with Pakistan in 2023

Export Market Rank
#25 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$930.02 Million
3-Year Average
$1.19 Billion
Compound Average Growth
14.2% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Pakistan in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Cotton $808.71 Million 369,242 $525.29 Million 836%
Planting Seeds $53.22 Million 20,769 $39.5 Million 40%
Dairy Products $16.03 Million 8,960 $33.3 Million -28%
Tree Nuts $15.8 Million 4,094 $34.24 Million 21%
Essential Oils $8.08 Million 230 $7.15 Million 43%
Pulses $7.74 Million 7,077 $17.39 Million -16%
Distillers Grains $3.5 Million 12,872 $2.48 Million 358%
Live Animals $3.18 Million --- $7.24 Million 35%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $2.26 Million 519 $2.19 Million 17%
Other Intermediate Products $2.21 Million 65 $3.2 Million -41%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Sugar Annual

Due to a slight increase in cane area and production, sugar production in 2024/25 is forecast to reach 6.8 million tons, 3 percent higher than 2023/24. In line with population growth and demand from the food processing sector, continued moderate growth in sugar consumption is forecast.
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Pakistan: Grain and Feed Annual

Given record area and prospects for good yields, wheat production in 2024/25 is forecast to be a record 28.8 million tons. Due to an anticipated increase in area, 2024/25 rice production is also forecast to set a record.
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Pakistan: Oilseeds and Products Annual

While there is still considerable uncertainty regarding implementation, in January 2024 the government approved a system allowing for the resumption of genetically engineered commodity imports.

News and Features

Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Pakistan

Private exporters reported sales of 352,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to Pakistan - 55,000 MT for delivery during MY 2021/2022 and 297,000 MT for delivery during MY 2022/2023.
WASHINGTON, September 21, 2020—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 2020/2021 marketing year; Export sales of 132,000...
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Pakistan

WASHINGTON, Jul. 18, 2018—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 199,500 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to Pakistan during the 2018/2019 marketing year. The marketing year for soybeans began Sept. 1...