Planting Seeds

U.S. Planting Seeds Exports in 2021

Total Export Value
$1.69 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.69 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1% (2012-2021)

Top 10 Markets for Planting Seeds in 2021

Market Total Value (USD)
European Union $380.87 Million
Canada $352.74 Million
Mexico $227.14 Million
China $181.11 Million
Japan $62.63 Million
Pakistan $43.86 Million
South Korea $40.35 Million
Argentina $33.38 Million
Saudi Arabia $31.54 Million
Chile $26.23 Million
Top 10 Planting Seeds Export Markets 2012 - 2021
Annual Planting Seeds Exports 2012 - 2021

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Data and Analysis

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

FAS and the Economic Research Service jointly publish the quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. The agricultural export forecast is updated February, May, August, and November.
On June 29, 2022, the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) released Announcement No. 53 of 2022 titled “Implementation of Conditional Retrieval Facilitation Measures for Imported Seed.”
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China: Final Seed Regulations Published

On January 21, 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) published 2022 Decree No. 2 which amends some articles of four seed related regulations with immediate effect. These regulations include rules for registration of GE seed as well as crop variety registration and seed protection.

News and Features

September 5, 2012

People's Garden Bears Fruit in Paris

by Janet Nuzum, FAS Associate Administrator After a morning visit to the White House Kitchen garden, 27 students from Ecole Du Breuil, the leading school of Horticulture and Landscaping Techniques of the City of Paris, France, spent the afternoon...

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