International Agricultural Trade Report

Lentil Export Opportunities on the Rebound

Global lentil exports in 2020 jumped from $1 billion to $2.6 billion compared to the year before. Canada and Australia led the surge, accounting for more than three-fourths of the exports. Lentil exports peaked at $2.7 billion in 2015 but drifted lower through 2019, primarily due to reduced shipments from Canada to India and Turkey and from the United States to Canada and India.
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Prospects for U.S. Sips & Snacks in Sub-Sahara Africa

“Sips” (such as wine, beer, and spirits) and snacks (including potato chips, baked foods, fruit and nut mixes, and peanuts/peanut butter) are growing segments of sub-Saharan Africa’s...
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West Africa: Prospects for U.S. Exporters

The West African nations of Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal are home to some of the largest cities in the region...
Kenya is an emerging middle-income country and has one of the best performing economies in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Southern Africa: A Promising Region for U.S. Agricultural Exports

Two-way agricultural trade between the United States and Southern Africa has grown significantly in the past decade, reaching a record $1.5 billion in 2017.
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A Turning Point for Agricultural Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s voracious appetite for imported agricultural goods is a direct result of the region’s robust growth in gross domestic product (GDP) and population.
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Expanding Global Demand Opens Opportunities for U.S. Bulk Wine

Global wine trade climbed to a record 5 billion liters in 2013, up 75 percent from little more than a decade ago.
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Agricultural Imports Soar in Sub-Saharan Africa

A strong economic outlook, growing middle class and surging demand for consumer-oriented foods make Sub-Saharan Africa one of the fastest-growing regions for U.S. agricultural exports.