Countries Louisiana exports the most goods to

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September 14, 2022
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Countries Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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 Louisiana.

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. Saudi Arabia

- Exports: $590.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($183.5 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($178.5 million)
--- Animal, Vegetable Or Microbial Fats And Oils Etc ($75.6 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($426.7 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Fertilizers ($505.5 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($413.5 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($87.5 million)
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#29. El Salvador

- Exports: $597.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($207.0 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($206.3 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($125.0 million)

- Total trade: $609.1 million ($586.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $11.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Sugars And Sugar Confectionary ($6.0 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($2.4 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($932,940)
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#28. Italy

- Exports: $604.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($262.8 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($227.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($22.1 million)

- Total trade: $886.5 million ($321.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $282.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($145.2 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($20.7 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($12.3 million)
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#27. Ecuador

- Exports: $721.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($344.2 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($256.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($48.3 million)

- Total trade: $841.1 million ($602.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $119.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($106.9 million)
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($7.8 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($2.8 million)
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#26. Taiwan

- Exports: $751.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($362.1 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($124.1 million)
--- Cereals ($116.6 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($448.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $302.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($172.7 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($34.2 million)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($25.9 million)

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#25. Indonesia

- Exports: $764.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($604.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($37.2 million)
--- Cereals ($34.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($100.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $865.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Animal, Vegetable Or Microbial Fats And Oils Etc ($510.5 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($183.6 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($75.0 million)
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#24. Costa Rica

- Exports: $781.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($297.5 million)
--- Cereals ($219.5 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($146.0 million)

- Total trade: $810.2 million ($752.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $28.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($23.4 million)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($3.9 million)
--- Sugars And Sugar Confectionary ($548,326)
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#23. France

- Exports: $954.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($728.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($76.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($49.2 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($605.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $349.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($86.0 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($58.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($51.7 million)
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#22. Egypt

- Exports: $977.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($637.9 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($102.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($70.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.7 billion ($207.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $769.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($538.8 million)
--- Fertilizers ($112.3 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($105.2 million)
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#21. Honduras

- Exports: $983.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($458.8 million)
--- Cereals ($312.1 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($167.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.0 billion ($946.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $37.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($25.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.3 million)
--- Animal, Vegetable Or Microbial Fats And Oils Etc ($1.5 million)

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#20. Singapore

- Exports: $1.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($641.1 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($87.0 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($82.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($939.7 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $65.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($16.8 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($14.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($10.8 million)
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#19. Panama

- Exports: $1.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($699.1 million)
--- Cereals ($197.1 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($107.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.1 billion ($1.1 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $461,827
- Largest imports:
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($210,319)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($124,312)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($52,386)
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#18. Turkey

- Exports: $1.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($761.9 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($171.2 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($89.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($996.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $138.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($67.8 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($18.0 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($12.1 million)
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#17. Germany

- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($866.3 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($89.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($74.9 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($670.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $480.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($105.6 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($72.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($62.0 million)
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#16. Belgium

- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($582.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($175.7 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($173.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.4 billion ($903.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $262.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($70.4 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($66.2 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($34.5 million)

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#15. Peru

- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($909.2 million)
--- Cereals ($176.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($96.9 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($1.1 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $277.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Salt; Sulfur; Earth & Stone; Lime & Cement Plaster ($119.0 million)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($68.5 million)
--- Tin And Articles Thereof ($60.5 million)
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#14. Chile

- Exports: $1.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.2 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($91.6 million)
--- Cereals ($72.4 million)

- Total trade: $2.2 billion ($704.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $766.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($689.8 million)
--- Ores, Slag And Ash ($25.2 million)
--- Salt; Sulfur; Earth & Stone; Lime & Cement Plaster ($18.6 million)
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#13. Guatemala

- Exports: $1.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($718.7 million)
--- Cereals ($374.7 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($234.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.7 billion ($1.4 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $120.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($58.7 million)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($26.0 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($17.8 million)
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#12. Dominican Republic

- Exports: $1.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.1 billion)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($221.6 million)
--- Cereals ($161.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.7 billion ($1.6 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $11.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($9.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.4 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($723,447)
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#11. Spain

- Exports: $1.7 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.0 billion)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($481.9 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($88.9 million)

- Total trade: $1.9 billion ($1.6 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $105.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($22.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($19.8 million)
--- Fertilizers ($15.5 million)

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#10. United Kingdom

- Exports: $2.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.1 billion)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($285.2 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($138.2 million)

- Total trade: $2.8 billion ($1.2 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $816.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($439.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($94.4 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($71.8 million)
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#9. Netherlands

- Exports: $2.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($960.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($608.1 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($360.8 million)

- Total trade: $2.5 billion ($2.0 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $258.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($84.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($37.6 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($32.7 million)
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#8. India

- Exports: $2.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.0 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($141.6 million)
--- Animal, Vegetable Or Microbial Fats And Oils Etc ($83.2 million)

- Total trade: $2.9 billion ($1.9 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $533.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($164.1 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($129.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($46.8 million)
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#7. Colombia

- Exports: $2.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($1.2 billion)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($623.0 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($340.5 million)

- Total trade: $3.2 billion ($2.6 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $287.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($180.4 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($89.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.4 million)
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#6. Canada

- Exports: $3.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.3 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($914.7 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($340.0 million)

- Total trade: $6.5 billion ($555.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $3.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.2 billion)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($407.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($211.8 million)

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#5. Brazil

- Exports: $3.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.5 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($374.8 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($199.5 million)

- Total trade: $5.2 billion ($2.0 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Ores, Slag And Ash ($385.6 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($319.8 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($306.0 million)
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#4. Japan

- Exports: $4.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Cereals ($1.5 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.4 billion)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($1.1 billion)

- Total trade: $4.8 billion ($4.0 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $392.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Iron And Steel ($119.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($98.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($37.0 million)
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#3. South Korea

- Exports: $5.0 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.8 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($452.5 million)
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($253.9 million)

- Total trade: $6.2 billion ($3.8 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($502.8 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($235.0 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($203.6 million)
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#2. Mexico

- Exports: $7.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.6 billion)
--- Cereals ($1.6 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($508.0 million)

- Total trade: $10.1 billion ($4.1 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $3.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.8 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($324.7 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($221.2 million)
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#1. China

- Exports: $12.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($5.0 billion)
--- Cereals ($3.5 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.2 billion)

- Total trade: $13.8 billion ($11.0 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($391.8 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($310.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($99.6 million)

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