Countries New Jersey exports the most goods to

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September 14, 2022
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Countries New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey.

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: $190.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($98.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($28.4 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($11.1 million)

- Total trade: $2.5 billion ($2.1 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($737.8 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($366.4 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($319.0 million)
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#29. Panama

- Exports: $195.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($148.6 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($6.0 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($4.4 million)

- Total trade: $224.0 million ($166.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $28.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($21.9 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($2.5 million)
--- Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($2.3 million)
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#28. Poland

- Exports: $213.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($113.7 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($15.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($15.7 million)

- Total trade: $1.4 billion ($952.1 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($554.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($85.4 million)
--- Cocoa And Cocoa Preparations ($82.4 million)
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#27. Thailand

- Exports: $228.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($49.0 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($25.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($25.2 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($1.9 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($547.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($386.2 million)
--- Prep Of Meat,of Fish,of Crustaceans Etc,of Insects ($205.3 million)
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#26. Malaysia

- Exports: $233.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($50.5 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($36.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($23.5 million)

- Total trade: $2.9 billion ($2.4 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.7 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($937.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($615.4 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($384.1 million)

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#25. Ukraine

- Exports: $332.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($238.6 million)
--- Textile Art Nesoi; Needlecraft Sets; Worn Text Art ($40.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($25.8 million)

- Total trade: $401.1 million ($263.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $69.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($16.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($8.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($7.5 million)
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#24. Dominican Republic

- Exports: $367.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($150.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($102.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($20.7 million)

- Total trade: $676.1 million ($57.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $309.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($98.1 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($40.6 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($39.3 million)
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#23. Ireland

- Exports: $421.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($162.4 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($98.6 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($40.5 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($1.5 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($840.1 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($551.6 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($207.9 million)
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#22. Israel

- Exports: $460.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($104.3 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($44.9 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($42.3 million)

- Total trade: $1.5 billion ($627.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($140.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($136.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($110.3 million)
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#21. Saudi Arabia

- Exports: $549.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($136.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($73.3 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($69.3 million)

- Total trade: $2.6 billion ($1.5 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.0 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($19.9 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($8.6 million)

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#20. Switzerland

- Exports: $572.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($255.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($118.6 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($22.3 million)

- Total trade: $12.7 billion ($11.5 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $12.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($9.5 billion)
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($486.4 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($402.5 million)
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#19. Taiwan

- Exports: $599.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($88.2 million)
--- Photographic Or Cinematographic Goods ($70.2 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($69.9 million)

- Total trade: $3.3 billion ($2.1 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.7 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($928.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($397.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($191.4 million)
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#18. Australia

- Exports: $697.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($112.5 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($105.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($101.5 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($113.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $584.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($428.7 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($29.6 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($22.3 million)
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#17. Brazil

- Exports: $700.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($267.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($88.0 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($39.5 million)

- Total trade: $2.7 billion ($1.3 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($691.8 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($207.3 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($176.4 million)
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#16. France

- Exports: $787.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($145.0 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($108.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($96.2 million)

- Total trade: $5.8 billion ($4.3 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $5.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($1.4 billion)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($550.6 million)
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($468.4 million)

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#15. Turkey

- Exports: $838.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Iron And Steel ($569.3 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($158.7 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($37.8 million)

- Total trade: $2.7 billion ($1.0 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($367.3 million)
--- Carpets And Other Textile Floor Coverings ($207.0 million)
--- Prep Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts Or Other Plant Parts ($154.6 million)
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#14. Hong Kong

- Exports: $852.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($227.9 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($177.1 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($101.2 million)

- Total trade: $995.2 million ($709.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $142.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($53.5 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($14.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($8.8 million)
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#13. Singapore

- Exports: $919.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($129.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($126.5 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($122.4 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($589.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $1.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($796.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($312.2 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($116.7 million)
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#12. United Arab Emirates

- Exports: $927.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($201.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($192.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($192.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.3 billion ($507.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $420.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($207.5 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($81.4 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($30.8 million)
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#11. Belgium

- Exports: $993.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($321.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($93.9 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($86.8 million)

- Total trade: $3.4 billion ($1.4 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $2.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.2 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($398.9 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($165.1 million)

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#10. India

- Exports: $1.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($328.0 million)
--- Wood Pulp Etc; Recovd (waste & Scrap) ppr & pprbd ($224.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($146.2 million)

- Total trade: $10.7 billion ($8.5 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $9.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($3.1 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.0 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($461.8 million)
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#9. Netherlands

- Exports: $1.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($412.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($264.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($246.6 million)

- Total trade: $4.6 billion ($1.4 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $3.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.2 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($318.6 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($293.5 million)
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#8. South Korea

- Exports: $1.7 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($633.4 million)
--- Tanning & Dye Ext Etc; Dye, Paint, Putty Etc; Inks ($174.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($111.7 million)

- Total trade: $4.7 billion ($1.4 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $3.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($728.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($293.9 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($221.1 million)
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#7. Germany

- Exports: $2.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($686.1 million)
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($191.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($156.5 million)

- Total trade: $10.0 billion ($5.8 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $7.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($1.6 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.1 billion)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($789.7 million)
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#6. Italy

- Exports: $2.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.1 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($104.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($29.5 million)

- Total trade: $12.9 billion ($8.0 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $10.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Leather Art; Saddlery Etc; Handbags Etc; Gut Art ($1.4 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.0 billion)
--- Footwear, Gaiters Etc. And Parts Thereof ($992.2 million)

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#5. Mexico

- Exports: $3.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($639.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($442.5 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($303.1 million)

- Total trade: $10.2 billion ($3.7 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $6.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.5 billion)
--- Prep Cereal, Flour, Starch Or Milk; Bakers Wares ($896.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($845.0 million)
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#4. Japan

- Exports: $3.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.3 billion)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($213.7 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($212.6 million)

- Total trade: $5.7 billion ($799.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $2.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($751.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($404.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($248.3 million)
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#3. China

- Exports: $4.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.4 billion)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($260.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($260.5 million)

- Total trade: $20.8 billion ($12.5 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $16.7 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.4 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.0 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.2 billion)
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#2. United Kingdom

- Exports: $4.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($3.1 billion)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($165.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($144.5 million)

- Total trade: $12.2 billion ($3.5 billion trade deficit)
- Imports: $7.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($3.7 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($1.3 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($858.2 million)
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#1. Canada

- Exports: $9.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($2.2 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($947.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($765.0 million)

- Total trade: $18.5 billion ($1.4 billion trade surplus)
- Imports: $8.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.2 billion)
--- Copper And Articles Thereof ($583.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($522.1 million)

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