U.S. Trade with Uruguay in 2023

Export Market Rank
#68 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$106.46 Million
3-Year Average
$101.94 Million
Compound Average Growth
2.8% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Uruguay in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Essential Oils $23.86 Million 793 $16.57 Million 95%
Vegetable Oils (excl. soybean) $11.87 Million 3,564 $6.83 Million 16%
Food Preparations $11.55 Million 1,220 $8.06 Million 82%
Distilled Spirits $9.02 Million --- $6.45 Million 112%
Dairy Products $9.02 Million 8,250 $7.11 Million 3%
Other Intermediate Products $8.74 Million 457 $7.47 Million 45%
Other Consumer Oriented $3.25 Million 384 $2.28 Million 571%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $3.01 Million 603 $2.3 Million -1%
Planting Seeds $2.86 Million 1,215 $2.13 Million 2%
Chocolate & Cocoa Products $2.61 Million 288 $3.53 Million 61%

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Data and Analysis

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Uruguay: Grain and Feed Annual

Uruguayan wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2024/2025 is forecast at 1.3 million tons, 260,000 tons lower than the previous crop season which saw record high yields. Wheat exports are projected down at 800,000 tons, 29 percent lower than the previous year.
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Uruguay: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Post forecasts Uruguay’s marketing year (MY) 2024/25 soybean up to 3.4 million metric tons (MMT) on increased soy acreage planting, driven by increased acreage in second or late crop soy due to producers fears of another dry year of La Niña weather pattern and potential disease threat to corn, preferring soy over corn.
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Uruguay: Livestock and Products Annual

Uruguayan beef exports in 2024 are forecast slightly up at 467,000 tons carcass weight equivalent as a result of a projected larger beef output with a marginal increase in the domestic demand.

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