U.S. Trade with Pakistan in 2022

Export Market Rank
#22 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.42 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.37 Billion
Compound Average Growth
13.4% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Pakistan in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Cotton $998.31 Million 409,188 $462.9 Million 440%
Soybeans $238.21 Million 401,190 $335.13 Million ---
Planting Seeds $41.72 Million 15,808 $37.91 Million 12%
Tree Nuts $40.34 Million 9,611 $33.64 Million 312%
Forest Products $35.29 Million --- $46.8 Million 17%
Dairy Products $14.3 Million 9,106 $35.44 Million -62%
Live Animals $12.93 Million --- $7.18 Million 406%
Essential Oils $6.72 Million 174 $6.9 Million 21%
Pulses $6.71 Million 6,187 $17.47 Million -21%
Other Intermediate Products $4.05 Million 383 $3.4 Million -3%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Cotton and Products Update

No significant changes are made to the cotton supply and demand outlook. The 2023/24 cotton production forecast is unchanged at 6.5 million bales, total use is 10 million bales, and the import forecast remains 4.2 million bales.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Department of Plant Protection (DPP) stopped imports of genetically engineered (GE) soybeans and canola in late October 2022. DPP said that importers needed an import license from the Ministry of Climate Change (MOCC).
International Agricultural Trade Report

Spotlight: Global Chickpea Exports Rise

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a legume full of protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, and are relatively low in calories. Chickpeas are used in many Indian and Mediterranean dishes. Australia, India, and Canada are the top three chickpea exporters accounting for more than 40 percent of the world’s exports in 2022. Pakistan is the largest importer, followed by the European Union, Bangladesh, and Turkey.

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...

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