U.S. Trade with Italy in 2021

Total Export Value
$1.18 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.18 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.9% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Italy in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Tree Nuts $321.32 Million 69,358 $283.61 Million 95%
Soybeans $258.46 Million 507,187 $109.32 Million 625%
Wheat $112.65 Million 314,801 $163.7 Million -13%
Forest Products $83.94 Million --- $109.89 Million -26%
Fish and Seafood $63.09 Million 9,047 $74.09 Million -21%
Planting Seeds $56.21 Million 18,687 $49.94 Million 44%
Pulses $46.79 Million 50,728 $35.76 Million 165%
Distilled Spirits $40.57 Million --- $34.09 Million 43%
Other Intermediate Products $24.62 Million 2,964 $28.51 Million -12%
Processed Vegetables $21.93 Million 28,999 $46.8 Million -52%

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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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Italy: Retail Foods

This report gives an overview of the Italian food retail and distribution sectors and outlines current market trends, including best product prospects. Italy’s food retail sales reached $167.8 billion in 2021, a 2.9 percent increase compared to 2020 in spite of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. Increased sales were registered at discount stores (+6.0 percent), hypermarkets (+3.4 percent), supermarkets (+3.3 percent), grocery retailers (+1.2 percent), and convenience stores (+1.2 percent).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Italy: Food Processing Ingredients

The Italian food-processing industry continues to be highly fragmented, characterized by a growing consolidation of smaller companies. The leading players tend to employ multichannel strategies, which have helped them to offset food service losses with higher sales in the retail channel during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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News and Features

August 8, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China, Italy, and Unknown Destinations

Private exporters reported the following sales activity for the 2022/2023 marketing year: 132,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China; 105,000 MT of corn for delivery to Italy; and 120,000 MT of corn for delivery to unknown destinations.
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will lead the U.S. delegation to the ministerial conference of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome June 25 to July 2.
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead the U.S. government’s delegation to the G-20 Summit of Agricultural Ministers in Paris on June 22 and 23. The focus of the...

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