United Arab Emirates

U.S. Trade with United Arab Emirates in 2022

Export Market Rank
#25 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.28 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.12 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-0.81% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to United Arab Emirates in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $489.56 Million 101,129 $371.03 Million 34%
Food Preparations $72.5 Million 7,121 $61.07 Million 75%
Beef & Beef Products $71.02 Million 6,728 $61.03 Million 24%
Dairy Products $70.67 Million 19,538 $48.91 Million 60%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $55.69 Million 5,453 $34.79 Million 136%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $54.42 Million 54,205 $57.63 Million -38%
Distilled Spirits $47.97 Million --- $17.97 Million 325%
Condiments & Sauces $43.22 Million 18,406 $39.72 Million 40%
Baked Goods $35.31 Million 10,500 $38.48 Million -17%
Processed Vegetables $30.94 Million 9,775 $30.16 Million 55%

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Data and Analysis

This guide intends to provide an overview for those looking to learn more about the hotel restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector.
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United Arab Emirates: Food Processing Ingredients

The United Arab Emirates' food processing sector continues to expand, bolstered by strong economic growth and local demand. There are over 568 food and beverage processors and manufacturers in the UAE, most of which are small to medium size.
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United Arab Emirates: Grain and Feed Annual

Strong tourism, high petroleum rents, and an accompanying economic boom in the United Arab Emirates are forecast to grow the consumptive base and drive imports of wheat and rice higher in the coming marketing year.


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Nov 20
Nov 22
Trade Show  |  USDA Endorsed

VIV Middle East

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Feb 19
Feb 23
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

News and Features

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, co-host for the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate Summit, today announced during the Summit’s opening plenary that AIM for Climate partners from around the globe are increasing investment in, and support for, climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation.
The recent USDA trade mission to Dubai included site visits to local importers and agribusinesses. Among them was the world's largest camel-milking farm, which uses California-grown feed.
At the first AIM for Climate ministerial meeting in Dubai, Secretary Vilsack called on AIM for Climate partners to continue on their ambitious path towards addressing global climate change and hunger challenges.

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