Countries Arkansas exports the most goods to

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September 14, 2022
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Countries Arkansas exports the most goods to

American exports grew 18.7% in 2021 to $2.5 trillion after the coronavirus pandemic drove exports in 2020 to their lowest levels since 2010, according to Commerce Department data. The pandemic threw a monkey wrench into supply chains while flattening demand, all in the midst of significant tariffs imposed by the United States on China and the European Union.

Stacker compiled a list of countries that Arkansas exports the most goods to using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of exports in 2021 with Arkansas.

The trade gap grew from $576.9 billion in 2019 to $861.4 billion in 2021. Meanwhile, Canada became the top U.S. trade partner after being third in 2020 behind China and Mexico. Keep reading to see which countries your home state exports the most goods to.

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#30. Chile

- Exports: $30.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($10.3 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($4.3 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($3.0 million)

- Total trade: $38.2 million ($23.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $7.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Prep Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts Or Other Plant Parts ($6.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($692,564)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($160,233)
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#29. El Salvador

- Exports: $33.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($10.9 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($10.1 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($7.6 million)

- Total trade: $34.4 million ($32.3 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($577,119)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($234,873)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($151,206)
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#28. Thailand

- Exports: $33.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($8.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.6 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($5.4 million)

- Total trade: $176.1 million ($109.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $142.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($61.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($16.0 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($13.8 million)
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#27. Dominican Republic

- Exports: $33.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($13.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($5.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.0 million)

- Total trade: $56.4 million ($10.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $23.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($16.8 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($4.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($1.2 million)
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#26. Indonesia

- Exports: $34.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($9.9 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($8.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($6.3 million)

- Total trade: $303.7 million ($234.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $269.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($186.7 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($24.9 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($15.0 million)

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#25. Israel

- Exports: $34.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($12.9 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($6.5 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($5.6 million)

- Total trade: $103.1 million ($34.0 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $68.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fertilizers ($41.4 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($10.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($7.5 million)
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#24. Italy

- Exports: $36.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($9.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($6.2 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($5.5 million)

- Total trade: $225.1 million ($152.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $189.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($100.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($41.3 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($15.5 million)
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#23. Senegal

- Exports: $49.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($48.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($664,804)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($321,492)

- Total trade: $49.7 million ($49.7 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $0
- Largest imports: unavailable
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#22. Singapore

- Exports: $51.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($16.0 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($13.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($6.2 million)

- Total trade: $137.3 million ($35.3 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $86.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($81.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.7 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($1.1 million)
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#21. San Marino

- Exports: $57.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($57.0 million)

- Total trade: $57.0 million ($57.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $0
- Largest imports: unavailable

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#20. Nigeria

- Exports: $63.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($58.2 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($4.3 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($385,560)

- Total trade: $63.4 million ($63.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $792
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($528)
--- Headgear And Parts Thereof ($264)
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#19. Russia

- Exports: $64.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($52.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7.6 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($1.6 million)

- Total trade: $72.2 million ($56.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $8.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fertilizers ($3.2 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($2.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($594,906)
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#18. India

- Exports: $74.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($28.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($8.3 million)

- Total trade: $326.6 million ($177.3 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $251.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($58.7 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($35.7 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($28.6 million)
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#17. Taiwan

- Exports: $75.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($35.1 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($22.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($5.6 million)

- Total trade: $278.5 million ($127.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $203.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($44.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($36.7 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($30.6 million)
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#16. Australia

- Exports: $76.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($38.0 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($9.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($6.1 million)

- Total trade: $118.3 million ($34.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $41.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($12.9 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($8.9 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($5.2 million)

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#15. Brazil

- Exports: $79.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($15.0 million)
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($12.0 million)

- Total trade: $149.5 million ($8.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $70.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($40.4 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($13.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.6 million)
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#14. Belgium

- Exports: $80.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($31.9 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($16.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($12.6 million)

- Total trade: $87.6 million ($72.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $7.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($3.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.0 million)
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#13. Haiti

- Exports: $80.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($78.5 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($1.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($98,867)

- Total trade: $100.3 million ($60.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $20.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($15.6 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($4.1 million)
--- Headgear And Parts Thereof ($140,293)
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#12. United Arab Emirates

- Exports: $86.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($58.5 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($13.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($4.4 million)

- Total trade: $86.9 million ($86.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $150,602
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($136,560)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11,409)
--- Ceramic Products ($2,633)
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#11. Vietnam

- Exports: $91.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($51.2 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($21.4 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($16.1 million)

- Total trade: $620.4 million ($436.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $528.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($213.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($77.9 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($68.4 million)

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#10. South Korea

- Exports: $112.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($26.0 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($19.5 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($13.6 million)

- Total trade: $263.0 million ($38.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $150.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($48.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($36.3 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($18.5 million)
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#9. Saudi Arabia

- Exports: $128.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($78.5 million)
--- Cereals ($26.1 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($7.6 million)

- Total trade: $129.0 million ($128.1 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $461,989
- Largest imports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($216,701)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($151,254)
--- Iron And Steel ($67,713)
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#8. Germany

- Exports: $129.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($64.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($18.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($13.3 million)

- Total trade: $457.0 million ($198.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $327.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($148.8 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($55.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($50.5 million)
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#7. Netherlands

- Exports: $133.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($60.5 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($28.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($11.1 million)

- Total trade: $176.4 million ($89.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $43.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($20.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.3 million)
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#6. France

- Exports: $217.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($191.8 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($8.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($5.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.0 billion ($588.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $806.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($763.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($14.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.4 million)

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#5. China

- Exports: $262.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($52.4 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($51.9 million)
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($43.3 million)

- Total trade: $3.6 billion ($3.1 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $3.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($619.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($533.7 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($461.7 million)
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#4. Japan

- Exports: $343.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($192.2 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($50.0 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($27.8 million)

- Total trade: $537.0 million ($149.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $193.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($58.3 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($29.2 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($23.2 million)
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#3. United Kingdom

- Exports: $361.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($224.0 million)
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($54.9 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($19.2 million)

- Total trade: $512.5 million ($210.7 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $150.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($67.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.0 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($16.9 million)
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#2. Mexico

- Exports: $982.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Iron And Steel ($178.3 million)
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($132.1 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($128.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($142.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $840.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($146.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($126.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($92.9 million)
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#1. Canada

- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($203.3 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($140.9 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($109.3 million)

- Total trade: $2.3 billion ($223.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($192.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($129.4 million)
--- Nickel And Articles Thereof ($75.6 million)

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