U.S. Trade with Pakistan in 2021

Export Market Rank
#23 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.31 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.32 Billion
Compound Average Growth
14.7% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Pakistan in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Cotton $705.75 Million 390,125 $375.43 Million 471%
Soybeans $367.85 Million 765,388 $348.97 Million ---
Forest Products $55.25 Million --- $45.75 Million 123%
Planting Seeds $43.86 Million 18,656 $36.65 Million 50%
Pulses $27.46 Million 39,499 $18.1 Million 110%
Dairy Products $27.09 Million 13,251 $38.33 Million -37%
Live Animals $22.03 Million --- $6.19 Million 627%
Tree Nuts $20.59 Million 4,992 $30.58 Million 109%
Essential Oils $7.39 Million 325 $6.76 Million 40%
Other Consumer Oriented $7.03 Million 5,170 $3.13 Million 612%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In 2022, after a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) completed the draft, the National Biosafety Committee (NBC) reviewed a policy on regulating imports of genetically engineered (GE) commodities for food, feed, and processing (FFP). The NBC sent the draft FFP policy to relevant Ministries for further review. Cotton remains the only GE crop approved for cultivation.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Sugar Semi-annual

The 2022/2023 sugarcane harvested area is slightly reduced due to the impacts of the recent flooding in key production areas. As a result, the 2022/23 cane sugar production forecast is lowered to 7 million tons. Despite the slight decline in output expected, there will still be an exportable surplus, and the 2022/23 export forecast remains 1 million tons.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Grain and Feed Update

Due to the impact of the recent flooding, the 2022/23 rice production forecast is lowered to 8.3 million tons. With a slow-down in exports during July and August, plus the recent flooding causing a pause in export activities, marketing year 2021/22 rice exports are lowered to 4.5 million tons.

News and Features

June 2, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Pakistan

Private exporters reported sales of 352,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to Pakistan - 55,000 MT for delivery during MY 2021/2022 and 297,000 MT for delivery during MY 2022/2023.
WASHINGTON, September 21, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 132,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2020/2021 marketing year; Export sales of 132,000...
July 18, 2018
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Pakistan

WASHINGTON, Jul. 18, 2018—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 199,500 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to Pakistan during the 2018/2019 marketing year. The marketing year for soybeans began Sept. 1...

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