U.S. Trade with Colombia in 2021

Export Market Rank
#10 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$3.4 Billion
3-Year Average
$3.03 Billion
Compound Average Growth
11.7% (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 $1.09 Billion 4.19 Million $705.51 Million 1352%
Soybean Meal $528.02 Million 1.16 Million $327.95 Million 509%
Pork & Pork Products $257.85 Million 106,263 $148.74 Million 377%
Soybeans $229.25 Million 425,244 $180.75 Million 150%
Wheat $190.95 Million 656,785 $164.01 Million 36%
Dairy Products $141.22 Million 39,398 $79.5 Million 583%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $116.18 Million 90,112 $71.59 Million 244%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $115.53 Million 194,144 $86.44 Million 57%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $91.31 Million --- $49.06 Million 37650%
Distillers Grains $65.14 Million 238,754 $37.79 Million 141%

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Data and Analysis

On December 19, 2022, the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), in consultation with Colombia's National Institute for Surveillance of Food and Medicines (INVIMA), updated the labeling requirements for meat products listed on the FSIS Export Library page for Colombia.
This report summarizes the activities and outcomes of the SaborUSA Colombia project (July 2021 – June 2022) focused on promoting U.S. beef and pork in Colombia. SaborUSA is a digital marketing initiative that promotes American food products and brands through its own website and social media platforms. Since launching in 2015, SaborUSA now has more than 100,000 followers.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Colombia: Exporter Guide

This report outlines Colombia´s food and beverage market conditions, highlighting middle class expansion, retail modernization, and healthy product preference as the main drivers of demand. Consumer habits and preferences continue to evolve, opening opportunities for healthy and sustainable food products.

News and Features

January 17, 2023
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Colombia and Unknown Destinations

Private exporters reported the following sales activity to USDA: 150,000 MT of corn for delivery to Colombia during the 22/23 MY; and 119,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during the 22/23 MY.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.
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.

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