Colombia

U.S. Trade with Colombia in 2021

Export Market Rank
#10 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$3.44 Billion
3-Year Average
$3.04 Billion
Compound Average Growth
11.8% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Colombia in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Corn $1.1 Billion 4.24 Million $706.61 Million 1366%
Soybean Meal $557.35 Million 1.23 Million $330.88 Million 543%
Pork & Pork Products $257.92 Million 106,283 $148.75 Million 378%
Soybeans $229.22 Million 425,444 $180.75 Million 150%
Wheat $192.95 Million 666,785 $164.21 Million 38%
Dairy Products $145.02 Million 40,648 $79.88 Million 601%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $116.51 Million 90,059 $71.62 Million 245%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $115.57 Million 194,173 $86.44 Million 57%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $88.51 Million --- $48.78 Million 36491%
Distillers Grains $65.14 Million 238,754 $37.79 Million 141%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Colombia: The Colombian Cacao Industry

Colombia is a major cocoa producer, ranking tenth globally in total output. In 2021, Colombia produced 65,174 MT of cocoa with a planted area of 194,428 hectares. Colombia has 2.8 million hectares of land suitable for cocoa growth and is a major producer of fine or flavor cocoa.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Colombia: Coffee Annual

In marketing year (MY) 2022/23, Colombia's coffee production is forecast to remain unchanged at 13 million bags of green bean equivalent (GBE). Although weather conditions are expected to be normal, crop productivity has the potential to be negatively impacted as a result of lower fertilizer use due to rising prices.
Resolution 810 of 2021, issued by Colombia’s Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MINHEALTH), is set to go into effect on December 16, 2022. Resolution 810 establishes the technical regulations of the nutrition and front-of-pack labeling requirements for packaged food for human consumption in Colombia.

News and Features

March 9, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Colombia and Unknown Destinations

Private exporters reported the following activity for MY 2021/2022: 100,000 MT of corn for delivery to Colombia and 20,000 MT of soybean oil for delivery to unknown destinations.
The American agricultural industry posted its highest annual export levels ever recorded in 2021, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today.
December 1, 2021
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Colombia

Private exporters reported sales of 150,000 MT of corn for delivery to Colombia during MY 2021/2022.

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