Countries Minnesota exports the most goods to

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September 14, 2022
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Countries Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota.

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. Sweden

- Exports: $77.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($19.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($19.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($18.2 million)

- Total trade: $177.2 million ($21.5 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $99.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($27.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($18.6 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($8.4 million)
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#29. Poland

- Exports: $97.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($17.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($13.6 million)

- Total trade: $173.5 million ($20.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $76.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($19.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($6.0 million)
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#28. United Arab Emirates

- Exports: $103.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($34.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($26.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($11.4 million)

- Total trade: $161.6 million ($45.1 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $58.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fertilizers ($44.4 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($6.7 million)
--- Carpets And Other Textile Floor Coverings ($1.4 million)
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#27. Czech Republic

- Exports: $109.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($76.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($8.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($4.0 million)

- Total trade: $225.4 million ($5.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $115.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($54.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15.8 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($15.6 million)
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#26. Israel

- Exports: $122.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($49.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($33.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($10.1 million)

- Total trade: $260.1 million ($15.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $137.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Fertilizers ($64.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($25.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($12.0 million)

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#25. Vietnam

- Exports: $145.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($39.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($31.2 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($12.2 million)

- Total trade: $2.3 billion ($2.1 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($727.1 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($452.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($254.3 million)
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#24. Brazil

- Exports: $239.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($70.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($59.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($26.6 million)

- Total trade: $364.7 million ($113.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $125.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($26.5 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($26.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($14.5 million)
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#23. Switzerland

- Exports: $247.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($114.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($43.0 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($25.3 million)

- Total trade: $467.7 million ($27.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $219.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($83.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($53.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($33.3 million)
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#22. Hong Kong

- Exports: $253.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($52.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($51.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($39.2 million)

- Total trade: $279.0 million ($227.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $25.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($9.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($7.9 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($4.2 million)
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#21. Indonesia

- Exports: $257.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($182.9 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($24.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($12.1 million)

- Total trade: $382.2 million ($133.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $124.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($25.3 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($16.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($15.3 million)

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#20. France

- Exports: $264.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($71.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($47.5 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($35.2 million)

- Total trade: $533.7 million ($5.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $269.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($61.7 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($36.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($27.7 million)
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#19. Italy

- Exports: $286.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($60.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($47.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($43.9 million)

- Total trade: $848.2 million ($275.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $561.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($226.5 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($77.3 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($67.0 million)
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#18. Malaysia

- Exports: $287.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($83.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($82.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($36.2 million)

- Total trade: $739.0 million ($163.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $451.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($180.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($170.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($30.7 million)
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#17. India

- Exports: $288.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Railway Or Tramway Stock Etc; Traffic Signal Equip ($66.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($53.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($32.8 million)

- Total trade: $753.4 million ($176.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $465.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($90.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($77.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($76.0 million)
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#16. Costa Rica

- Exports: $308.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($171.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($32.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($20.6 million)

- Total trade: $941.9 million ($325.1 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $633.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($616.0 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($7.9 million)
--- Nickel And Articles Thereof ($3.0 million)

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#15. Thailand

- Exports: $348.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($184.7 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($39.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($27.8 million)

- Total trade: $815.4 million ($118.2 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $466.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($292.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($57.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($30.8 million)
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#14. Singapore

- Exports: $359.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($91.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($80.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($78.2 million)

- Total trade: $516.5 million ($203.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $156.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($93.9 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($29.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($13.6 million)
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#13. Australia

- Exports: $441.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($135.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($87.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($50.2 million)

- Total trade: $508.6 million ($374.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $67.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Lac; Gums, Resins & Other Vegetable Sap & Extract ($14.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($8.7 million)
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#12. Taiwan

- Exports: $525.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($168.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($92.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($88.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($778.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($712.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($142.1 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($123.0 million)
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#11. Netherlands

- Exports: $538.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($189.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($137.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($67.1 million)

- Total trade: $716.9 million ($359.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $178.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($67.0 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($40.7 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($21.1 million)

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#10. Ireland

- Exports: $547.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($375.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($83.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($37.2 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($195.1 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $742.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($676.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($28.8 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($12.8 million)
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#9. United Kingdom

- Exports: $548.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($111.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($91.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($84.4 million)

- Total trade: $950.6 million ($146.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $402.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($159.5 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($41.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($39.9 million)
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#8. South Korea

- Exports: $583.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($120.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($102.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($66.2 million)

- Total trade: $842.0 million ($323.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $259.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($58.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($52.5 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($27.0 million)
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#7. Belgium

- Exports: $627.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($249.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($192.5 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($39.6 million)

- Total trade: $687.7 million ($566.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $60.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($18.3 million)
--- Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($7.1 million)
--- Milling Products; Malt; Starch; Inulin; Wht Gluten ($4.1 million)
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#6. Philippines

- Exports: $784.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($649.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($60.1 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($16.2 million)

- Total trade: $918.2 million ($650.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $133.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($84.1 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($26.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.8 million)

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#5. Germany

- Exports: $820.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($177.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($158.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($142.1 million)

- Total trade: $2.0 billion ($349.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($428.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($211.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($210.4 million)
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#4. Japan

- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($356.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($184.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($150.8 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($862.5 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $445.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($124.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($95.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($61.3 million)
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#3. China

- Exports: $2.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($613.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($567.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($434.7 million)

- Total trade: $7.2 billion ($2.4 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $4.8 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.1 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($856.8 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($466.9 million)
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#2. Mexico

- Exports: $2.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($354.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($291.0 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($258.5 million)

- Total trade: $5.4 billion ($521.3 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $3.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($684.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($672.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($560.5 million)
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#1. Canada

- Exports: $6.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.7 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($747.3 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($615.5 million)

- Total trade: $18.8 billion ($5.6 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $12.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($7.4 billion)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($747.2 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($457.0 million)

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