Countries Colorado exports the most goods to

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September 14, 2022
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Countries Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Colorado.

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. Ireland

- Exports: $35.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($7.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7.3 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($5.5 million)

- Total trade: $56.7 million ($13.7 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $21.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($9.6 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($5.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.0 million)
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#29. Hungary

- Exports: $36.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($13.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($4.3 million)

- Total trade: $76.2 million ($3.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $39.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($19.6 million)
--- Manmade Staple Fibers, Incl Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($4.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($3.7 million)
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#28. South Africa

- Exports: $38.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($8.1 million)

- Total trade: $46.6 million ($29.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $8.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($1.9 million)
--- Ships, Boats And Floating Structures ($1.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.3 million)
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#27. Sweden

- Exports: $38.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($11.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($6.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.5 million)

- Total trade: $199.5 million ($122.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $161.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($78.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($48.7 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($4.4 million)
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#26. United Arab Emirates

- Exports: $39.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($12.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($4.5 million)

- Total trade: $42.5 million ($37.3 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $2.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Art Of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica Etc. ($959,409)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($359,353)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($350,837)

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#25. Guatemala

- Exports: $42.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($17.4 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($9.2 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($5.5 million)

- Total trade: $97.7 million ($13.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $55.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($53.3 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($940,775)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($507,157)
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#24. Israel

- Exports: $49.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($21.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($11.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.0 million)

- Total trade: $111.4 million ($12.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $61.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($39.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($9.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.9 million)
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#23. Chile

- Exports: $51.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($17.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($12.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($7.2 million)

- Total trade: $65.4 million ($38.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $13.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($7.8 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($2.4 million)
--- Animal, Vegetable Or Microbial Fats And Oils Etc ($1.7 million)
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#22. Indonesia

- Exports: $67.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($28.1 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($13.7 million)
--- Cereals ($6.5 million)

- Total trade: $160.0 million ($25.7 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $92.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($36.5 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($11.2 million)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($10.6 million)
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#21. India

- Exports: $79.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($21.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($17.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.8 million)

- Total trade: $332.2 million ($172.5 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $252.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($92.0 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($34.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($16.2 million)

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#20. Singapore

- Exports: $83.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($29.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($21.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($13.8 million)

- Total trade: $135.5 million ($31.7 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $51.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($33.9 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($8.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.2 million)
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#19. Italy

- Exports: $85.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($21.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($18.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($16.6 million)

- Total trade: $340.4 million ($168.7 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $254.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($58.4 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($28.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($27.4 million)
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#18. Thailand

- Exports: $104.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($27.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($18.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($13.2 million)

- Total trade: $529.2 million ($319.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $424.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($295.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($73.1 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($11.5 million)
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#17. Brazil

- Exports: $134.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($37.7 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($37.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($19.3 million)

- Total trade: $187.1 million ($81.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $52.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Art Of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica Etc. ($12.6 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($12.1 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($6.9 million)
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#16. Philippines

- Exports: $138.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($112.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.5 million)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($5.4 million)

- Total trade: $292.7 million ($16.2 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $154.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($122.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($22.1 million)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($2.8 million)

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#15. Australia

- Exports: $143.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($41.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($34.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($12.7 million)

- Total trade: $481.6 million ($194.2 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $337.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($298.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.4 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($8.3 million)
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#14. Belgium

- Exports: $156.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($92.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($16.5 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($12.4 million)

- Total trade: $236.7 million ($75.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $80.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.5 million)
--- Cocoa And Cocoa Preparations ($14.7 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($5.0 million)
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#13. Hong Kong

- Exports: $165.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($41.7 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($24.5 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($17.6 million)

- Total trade: $224.7 million ($106.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $59.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($51.9 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($2.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.8 million)
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#12. France

- Exports: $180.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($68.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($45.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($15.7 million)

- Total trade: $439.8 million ($78.5 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $259.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($94.4 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($32.3 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($30.5 million)
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#11. United Kingdom

- Exports: $226.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($56.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($35.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($30.7 million)

- Total trade: $420.8 million ($31.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $194.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($54.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($22.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($16.7 million)

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#10. Netherlands

- Exports: $245.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($72.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($44.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($30.2 million)

- Total trade: $379.3 million ($112.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $133.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($69.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($16.9 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($7.9 million)
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#9. Taiwan

- Exports: $268.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($132.4 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($51.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($30.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($712.5 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $980.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($737.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($66.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($57.3 million)
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#8. Germany

- Exports: $289.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($65.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($63.3 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($46.9 million)

- Total trade: $909.9 million ($331.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $620.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($209.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($111.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($109.4 million)
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#7. Switzerland

- Exports: $295.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($137.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($120.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($9.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.0 billion ($421.3 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $716.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($462.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($144.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($25.9 million)
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#6. Japan

- Exports: $448.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($223.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($47.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.9 million)

- Total trade: $611.6 million ($284.3 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $163.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($50.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($47.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($22.0 million)

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#5. Malaysia

- Exports: $521.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($398.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($53.9 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($20.1 million)

- Total trade: $1.2 billion ($170.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $692.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($595.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($28.4 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($19.3 million)
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#4. South Korea

- Exports: $606.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($418.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($50.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($40.5 million)

- Total trade: $997.5 million ($215.3 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $391.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($237.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($39.8 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($22.1 million)
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#3. China

- Exports: $921.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($301.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($139.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($102.9 million)

- Total trade: $2.9 billion ($1.1 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($416.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($204.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($202.2 million)
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#2. Mexico

- Exports: $1.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($401.5 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($181.3 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($177.3 million)

- Total trade: $2.8 billion ($80.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($519.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($191.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($138.3 million)
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#1. Canada

- Exports: $1.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($349.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($240.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($168.0 million)

- Total trade: $6.5 billion ($3.3 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $4.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.9 billion)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($544.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($220.1 million)

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