Countries West Virginia exports the most goods to

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July 20, 2021
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Countries West Virginia exports the most goods to

Significant drops in transport and travel due to coronavirus drove American exports in 2020 down 15.7% 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 West Virginia exports the most goods to using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of exports in 2020 with West Virginia.

The trade gap grew from $576.9 billion in 2019 to $678.7 billion in 2020. Meanwhile, China reestablished its standing as the top U.S. trade partner after being third in 2019 behind Mexico and Canada. Keep reading to see which countries your home state exports the most goods to.

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#10. Germany

- Exports: $159.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($52.5 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($43.5 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($16.8 million)

- Total trade: $337.6 million ($18.3 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $177.9 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($93.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($28.6 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($16.7 million)
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#9. Korea, South

- Exports: $168.6 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($65.3 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($62.9 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($13.6 million)

- Total trade: $180.8 million ($156.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $12.2 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($3.2 million)
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($2.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.9 million)
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#8. Belgium

- Exports: $190.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($105.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($43.8 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($19.4 million)

- Total trade: $243.0 million ($138.4 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $52.3 million
- Largest imports:
--- Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($30.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($9.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($6.1 million)
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#7. Japan

- Exports: $206.3 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($87.9 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($52.4 million)
--- Ceramic Products ($11.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.0 billion ($607.0 million trade deficit)
- Imports: $813.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($220.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($199.7 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($144.2 million)
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#6. Brazil

- Exports: $208.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($113.2 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($48.3 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($10.7 million)

- Total trade: $234.9 million ($182.8 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $26.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($21.5 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($1.3 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.1 million)

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#5. Netherlands

- Exports: $240.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($102.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($49.8 million)
--- Soap Etc; Waxes, Polish Etc; Candles; Dental Preps ($27.7 million)

- Total trade: $256.1 million ($224.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $16.0 million
- Largest imports:
--- Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($5.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.8 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($2.6 million)
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#4. Ukraine

- Exports: $328.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($328.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($203,655)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($7,550)

- Total trade: $328.7 million ($328.6 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $22,940
- Largest imports:
--- Live Animals ($12,900)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($7,675)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($2,365)
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#3. China

- Exports: $396.9 million
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($189.4 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($62.4 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($38.4 million)

- Total trade: $538.5 million ($255.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $141.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($33.4 million)
--- Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($13.9 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($11.2 million)
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#2. India

- Exports: $423.0 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($358.9 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($34.5 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($7.1 million)

- Total trade: $444.8 million ($401.2 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $21.8 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($7.2 million)
--- Ceramic Products ($2.3 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($2.3 million)
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#1. Canada

- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($738.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($95.4 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($85.4 million)

- Total trade: $2.3 billion ($263.0 million trade surplus)
- Imports: $1.0 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($346.2 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($81.7 million)
--- Paper & Paperboard & Articles (inc Papr Pulp Artl) ($68.9 million)

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