U.S. Trade with Zambia in 2021

Export Market Rank
#162 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.34 Million
3-Year Average
$940,289
Compound Average Growth
-5.42% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Zambia in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Eggs & Products $724,664 --- $369,838 ---
Planting Seeds $321,729 7 $128,472 300%
Food Preparations $108,281 28 $102,273 162%
Other Intermediate Products $66,669 --- $171,958 -78%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $57,527 2 $30,655 149%
Dairy Products $18,900 --- $18,900 ---
Distilled Spirits $9,987 --- $6,518 ---
Rice $7,880 7 $5,224 ---
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $6,026 1 $6,949 ---
Baked Goods $5,546 1 $10,856 ---

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Data and Analysis

Despite lower production in marketing year (MY) 2022/23, Zambia’s production of its staple crop, corn, will be sufficient to meet domestic demand. Zambia’s corn crop is forecast to decline by 25 percent to 2.7 million metric tons (MMT) in MY 2022/23, after producing a record crop 3.6 MMT in MY 2021/22.
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Zambia: Grain and Feed

Zambia produced its largest corn crop on record in the 2021/22 MY. This bumper corn crop of 3.6 million tons follows on Zambia’s third largest corn crop of 3.4 million tons produced in the 2020/21 MY.
In the 2020/21 MY, Zambia produced its second highest corn crop on record. This bumper corn crop of 3.4 million tons is 69 percent higher than the previous season’s crop of 2.0 million tons.

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