Processed Food Products
In 2019, the value of U.S. exports to the world reached $6.7 billion, up 7 percent from the prior year. The United States’ geographic neighbors, Canada and Mexico, remain the top two markets, accounting for nearly 42 percent of total exports to the world. The largest year to year increase was to “all other” countries who purchased $218 million over the previous year including $40 million increase to CAFTA-DR trade partners. Other countries with large increases over 2018 values were South Korea and China, up $134 million and $57 million respectively. U.S. exports of prepared foods to U.S. Free Trade Agreement partner countries account for 60 percent of total exports.