Benefits of Trade

U.S. agriculture depends on international trade. More than 20 percent of U.S. farm and food products are exported. Those exports support more than one million U.S. jobs and generate much-needed economic activity across rural America.

Data & Analysis

November 29, 2016
Infographic highlighting the total exports, top destinations and top commodities for U.S. agricultural exports in 2016.
September 7, 2016
Bar chart showing the average annual U.S. agricultural export growth rates between the top destinations for U.S. ag exports.
August 22, 2016
Since the United States entered into the CAFTA-DR trade agreement, U.S. agricultural exports to the six CAFTA-DR countries have more than doubled.