Countries South Dakota exports the most goods to

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September 14, 2022
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Countries South Dakota 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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

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. Norway

- Exports: $3.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($2.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($439,770)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($361,529)

- Total trade: $8.8 million ($1.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $5.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($4.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($192,977)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($191,528)
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#29. Vietnam

- Exports: $4.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($3.0 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($354,368)
--- Raw Hides And Skins (no Furskins) And Leather ($303,744)

- Total trade: $29.4 million ($21.2 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $25.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($13.1 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($4.0 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($3.0 million)
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#28. Malaysia

- Exports: $4.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.3 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($847,143)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($460,605)

- Total trade: $10.1 million ($964,777 trade deficit)
- Imports: $5.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($4.5 million)
--- Furnit;bedding,mattres;luminaires,light Fix;prefab ($341,435)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($239,500)
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#27. Sweden

- Exports: $4.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.4 million)
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($1.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.1 million)

- Total trade: $11.9 million ($2.7 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $7.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.8 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($319,495)
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#26. Poland

- Exports: $4.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($2.1 million)
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($742,755)
--- Explosives; Pyrotechnics; Matches; Pyro Alloys Etc ($478,520)

- Total trade: $16.0 million ($6.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $11.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($6.5 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($2.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.4 million)

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#25. France

- Exports: $4.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($843,287)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($654,000)

- Total trade: $16.2 million ($6.9 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $11.6 million
- Largest imports:
--- Explosives; Pyrotechnics; Matches; Pyro Alloys Etc ($3.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.8 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.6 million)
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#24. Israel

- Exports: $5.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.3 million)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($1.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.0 million)

- Total trade: $12.2 million ($1.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $7.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($2.9 million)
--- Cocoa And Cocoa Preparations ($1.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($898,073)
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#23. Ukraine

- Exports: $5.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($4.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($257,199)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($238,651)

- Total trade: $5.4 million ($5.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $2,420
- Largest imports:
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($2,420)
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#22. Colombia

- Exports: $5.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($3.4 million)
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($674,409)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($548,501)

- Total trade: $5.6 million ($5.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $166,159
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($98,544)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($54,745)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($8,200)
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#21. Switzerland

- Exports: $6.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.4 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($1.0 million)

- Total trade: $9.2 million ($2.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $3.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($1.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($504,963)

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#20. India

- Exports: $7.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($3.1 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($2.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.2 million)

- Total trade: $35.8 million ($21.6 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $28.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($9.4 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($5.5 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($4.5 million)
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#19. Hungary

- Exports: $7.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($6.5 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($520,601)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($182,454)

- Total trade: $14.4 million ($404,856 trade surplus)
- Imports: $7.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.9 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($2.3 million)
--- Impregnated Etc Text Fabrics; Tex Art For Industry ($1.6 million)
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#18. Singapore

- Exports: $8.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.9 million)
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($1.1 million)
--- Impregnated Etc Text Fabrics; Tex Art For Industry ($1.0 million)

- Total trade: $9.8 million ($7.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($582,665)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($357,758)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($182,481)
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#17. Thailand

- Exports: $11.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Salt; Sulfur; Earth & Stone; Lime & Cement Plaster ($6.0 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($2.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.1 million)

- Total trade: $20.9 million ($2.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $9.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($3.9 million)
--- Soap Etc; Waxes, Polish Etc; Candles; Dental Preps ($1.2 million)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($1.1 million)
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#16. Taiwan

- Exports: $12.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($3.8 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($2.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.8 million)

- Total trade: $45.9 million ($20.3 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $33.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($14.9 million)
--- Miscellaneous Articles Of Base Metal ($4.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.6 million)

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#15. Brazil

- Exports: $14.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($4.0 million)
--- Impregnated Etc Text Fabrics; Tex Art For Industry ($2.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.6 million)

- Total trade: $309.7 million ($281.0 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $295.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Prep Of Meat,of Fish,of Crustaceans Etc,of Insects ($293.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($915,769)
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($179,441)
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#14. Ireland

- Exports: $14.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($8.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.4 million)
--- Printed Books, Newspapers Etc; Manuscripts Etc ($1.9 million)

- Total trade: $18.6 million ($10.1 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $4.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.8 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.3 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($671,088)
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#13. New Zealand

- Exports: $15.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Sugars And Sugar Confectionary ($11.4 million)
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($2.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($527,624)

- Total trade: $17.8 million ($14.1 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Prep Of Meat,of Fish,of Crustaceans Etc,of Insects ($487,061)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($427,611)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($426,233)
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#12. Hong Kong

- Exports: $17.2 million
- Largest exports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($6.4 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($3.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($2.5 million)

- Total trade: $17.6 million ($16.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $378,680
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($205,513)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($93,821)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($52,262)
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#11. Netherlands

- Exports: $24.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($6.3 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.3 million)

- Total trade: $44.9 million ($3.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $20.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($5.0 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($4.6 million)
--- Soap Etc; Waxes, Polish Etc; Candles; Dental Preps ($3.9 million)

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#10. United Kingdom

- Exports: $24.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7.8 million)
--- Impregnated Etc Text Fabrics; Tex Art For Industry ($5.2 million)
--- Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($2.2 million)

- Total trade: $42.5 million ($6.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $18.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.6 million)
--- Works Of Art, Collectors' Pieces And Antiques ($2.1 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($1.1 million)
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#9. Belgium

- Exports: $26.8 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($25.0 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($791,196)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($253,842)

- Total trade: $28.3 million ($25.3 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Albuminoidal Subst; Modified Starch; Glue; Enzymes ($498,387)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($303,157)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($266,951)
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#8. Philippines

- Exports: $28.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Oil Seeds Etc.; Misc Grain, Seed, Fruit, Plant Etc ($26.3 million)
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($1.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($370,587)

- Total trade: $29.3 million ($27.9 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $700,615
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($669,447)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($12,712)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Not Knit Etc. ($9,363)
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#7. Australia

- Exports: $31.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($8.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($5.3 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($4.1 million)

- Total trade: $33.8 million ($29.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $2.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($959,859)
--- Arms And Ammunition; Parts And Accessories Thereof ($663,038)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($206,082)
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#6. Germany

- Exports: $41.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($12.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7.6 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.0 million)

- Total trade: $90.3 million ($7.4 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $48.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($11.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.5 million)
--- Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($9.4 million)

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#5. South Korea

- Exports: $59.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($21.1 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($17.3 million)
--- Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($4.2 million)

- Total trade: $83.0 million ($36.3 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $23.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($9.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($6.5 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.1 million)
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#4. Japan

- Exports: $119.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($71.5 million)
--- Prep Of Meat,of Fish,of Crustaceans Etc,of Insects ($21.9 million)
--- Salt; Sulfur; Earth & Stone; Lime & Cement Plaster ($15.2 million)

- Total trade: $137.5 million ($101.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $18.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($14.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($888,493)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($683,906)
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#3. China

- Exports: $129.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($42.8 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($19.8 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($16.4 million)

- Total trade: $437.1 million ($177.8 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $307.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($76.6 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($61.4 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($29.3 million)
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#2. Mexico

- Exports: $425.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Meat And Edible Meat Offal ($165.8 million)
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($162.6 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($16.5 million)

- Total trade: $521.6 million ($329.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $96.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($56.6 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($20.5 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($9.0 million)
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#1. Canada

- Exports: $726.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Food Industry Residues & Waste; Prep Animal Feed ($160.3 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($152.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($103.2 million)

- Total trade: $1.4 billion ($92.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $634.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($107.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($91.1 million)
--- Fertilizers ($54.6 million)

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