Uruguay

U.S. Trade with Uruguay in 2021

Export Market Rank
#69 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$99.02 Million
3-Year Average
$92.27 Million
Compound Average Growth
4.5% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Uruguay in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Essential Oils $20.64 Million 735 $14.43 Million 99%
Dairy Products $11.28 Million 8,340 $6.73 Million 140%
Food Preparations $10.23 Million 1,492 $7.27 Million 82%
Other Intermediate Products $8.83 Million 350 $6.69 Million 22%
Vegetable Oils (ex. soybean) $8.04 Million 2,473 $5.67 Million 6274%
Soybean Meal $6.15 Million 12,000 $6.15 Million ---
Distilled Spirits $4.59 Million --- $4.95 Million 100%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $3.2 Million 852 $2.27 Million 23%
Planting Seeds $2.45 Million 951 $2 Million 20%
Other Consumer Oriented $2.39 Million 307 $1.84 Million 327%

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Data and Analysis

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Uruguay: Livestock and Products Annual

The Uruguayan beef and cattle industry is in very good economic condition. Strong foreign demand and very high export prices are benefiting all parts of the value chain with cow-calf and cattle finishing operations seeing strong, positive returns. 2023 cattle slaughter is projected at 2.56 million head, the third year in a row with high numbers.
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Uruguay: Oilseeds and Products Annual

For marketing year (MY) 2022/23 Post projects continued expansion of soybean planted acreage to 1.225 million hectares (HA) and production of 2.8 million metric tons (MMT).
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Uruguay: Grain and Feed Annual

In marketing year (MY) 2022/2023 Post forecasts Uruguay to increase its wheat area somewhat, but production and exports would be marginally lower than in the past two marketing years due lower expected yield.

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