European Union

U.S. Trade with European Union in 2022

Export Market Rank
#5 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$14.55 Billion
3-Year Average
$13.01 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.3% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to European Union in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybeans $2.77 Billion 4.65 Million $2.02 Billion 93%
Tree Nuts $2.74 Billion 513,593 $2.61 Billion 27%
Fish and Seafood $1.12 Billion 256,025 $1.04 Billion 6%
Forest Products $1.01 Billion --- $671.49 Million 62%
Distilled Spirits $703.76 Million --- $565.99 Million 26%
Essential Oils $532.37 Million 31,735 $456.59 Million 57%
Other Intermediate Products $427.67 Million 98,100 $356.54 Million 57%
Food Preparations $358.16 Million 24,975 $353.22 Million 22%
Planting Seeds $353.82 Million 76,105 $402.33 Million -1%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $341.28 Million --- $145.21 Million 507%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

European Union: Dairy and Products Semi-annual

EU environmental restrictions and elevated input costs are depressing milk production in 27 European Union Member States (EU27). Additionally, the increase in cow productivity can no longer compensate for the decline in the EU27 dairy cow herd.
World Production, Markets, and Trade Report

Dairy Monthly Imports

This monthly report includes information on U.S. and global imports of dairy products, including maximum quantities that can be imported under tariff-rate quota licensing.
The 2022 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world during the 2022 calendar year.


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News and Features

May is World Trade Month, and USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is marking the occasion by sharing some of the most recent facts and figures about U.S. agricultural trade.
With research and development funds provided by the FAS Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Program, FAS and ARS are working to produce compostable PLU labels. They are collaborating with the International Fresh Produce Association and Sinclair Systems International to meet the EU standards. The goal is to develop adhesives that are both food-safe and compostable. When achieved, this will allow American companies to export fruits and vegetables as usual while helping to decrease food waste and methane emissions.
Under Secretary Alexis Taylor is in Amsterdam with agribusinesses, farm organizations, and state government leaders on a trade mission to expand economic opportunities for American agriculture.

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