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North Carolina Agriculture Export Data


According to USDA, The total value of NC Agriculture Exports exceeded $3.9 billion in 2019, an increase of over 189% from 2005. Agricultural exports help boost farm prices and income, while supporting about 68,000 jobs both on the farm and off the farm in food processing, storage, and transportation.

North Carolina Agricultural Exports by Commodity (in millions of dollars)
Commodities 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Totals
1,581.4 1,702.7 2,046.6 1,942.3 2,195.1 2,495.0 3,228.9 2,929.6 3,174.1 3,646.6 3,937.5
Pork 220.5 228.5 323.1 370.0 388.2 408.2 648.5 543.9 595.2 707.4 727.7
Cotton 143.6 175.8 360.9 202.9 225.3 225.6 197.3 212.4 306.3 487.0 349.0
Chicken Meat 155.9 164.0 192.4 249.9 222.5 347.4 420.6 401.9 377.2 444.8 524.6
Tobacco, Unmanufactured 418.1 387.6 410.6 372.8 489.8 551.7 586.1 589.1 552.3 459.8 557.6
Soybeans 66.4 136.1 106.6 91.0 104.5 128.2 239.7 223.4 312.9 247.6 426.4
Wheat 34.2 28.9 55.0 48.1 56.4 79.1 211.8 73.4 44.3 205.9 150.4
Corn 35.1 44.5 59.1 45.1 68.7 100.2 103.9 63.9 73.1 92.9 81.9
Vegetables, Processed 31.7 28.1 29.6 32.1 39.5 39.3 55.5 65.4 61.7 84.1 88.2
Vegetable Oils 23.1 33.9 32.7 27.7 31.1 36.1 69.7 46.0 68.6 64.8 82.2
Vegetables, Fresh 22.4 21.5 22.1 24.5 30.0 28.6 34.3 40.6 39.6 51.9 47.0
Oilcake and Meal 15.7 21.8 20.8 21.6 25.1 27.8 49.7 47.6 59.1 45.3 85.0
Fruits, Fresh 18.2 18.5 18.3 20.8 27.5 18.4 30.1 33.8 40.4 45.0 45.9
Feeds and Fodder 12.5 16.7 17.8 18.7 21.8 27.6 29.0 29.4 37.6 38.5 53.5
Fruits, Processed 11.4 11.3 11.3 11.9 17.4 12.2 19.7 21.6 25.1 28.7 26.8
Grain Products 18.4 22.7 27.3 27.6 31.7 35.6 43.2 34.6 32.6 45.2 57.2
Dairy Products 7.1 6.7 9.1 10.0 10.9 15.9 20.4 12.2 19.5 24.9 26.5
Beef and Veal 18.8 18.7 4.4 7.0 9.3 11.3 13.0 15.0 18.9 24.0 27.1
Hides and Skins 10.3 8.6 9.5 9.0 9.3 9.4 8.4 7.1 10.6 11.8 13.6
Planting Seeds 0.6 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3
Other Products 316.4 326.2 334.7 349.1 384.8 391.1 446.2 467.2 497.8 535.6 565.5

Source: Economic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture
http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/state-export-data.aspx#.UzVxNoWa90w
Note: USDA Information above does not include forestry exports.
Other Products include Includes live animals, other meats, animal parts, eggs, wine, beer, other beverages, coffee, cocoa, hops, nursery crops, pet food, inedible materials, and prepared foods.

Ag Exports by county

2012 NC Ag Export Markets

2012 Ag Export Pie Chart

Source: Wiser Trade Data Base


North Carolina Exports in world map format

World Map legend

Source: Wiser Trade Data Base
Based on HS Codes 01-53

North Carolina Agriculture Trade and Jobs

According to USDA's export statistics and trade multiplier, NC agricultural exports help boost farm prices and income, while supporting jobs both on the farm and off the farm in food processing, storage, and transportation.

NC Ag Exports  (in Billion $)

Jobs Supported
(per Billion $ Exported)

Total Jobs Supported
Tobacco, unmanufactured 0.4604 48,556 22,355
Cotton 0.5099 23,584 12,025
Chicken meat 0.4658 25,249 11,761
Pork 0.7072 7,800 5,516
Other products 0.6225 7,800 4,856
Wheat 0.2207 15,225 3,360
Soybeans 0.2259 12,497 2,823
Corn 0.0966 12,953 1,251
Fruits, fresh 0.0452 12,877 582
Vegetables, processed 0.082 7,075 580
Beef and veal 0.024 20,338 488
Vegetable oils 0.0595 7,800 464
Dairy products 0.0248 16,296 404
Oilcake and meal 0.0488 7,800 381
Vegetables, fresh 0.0505 7,075 357
Feeds and fodder 0.0363 7,800 283
Fruits, processed 0.0289 7,800 225
Grain products 0.0285 7,800 222
Hides and skins 0.0118 7,800 92
Planting seeds 0.0013 7,800 10
Total Jobs Supported 68,037

Useful links:

Presentation on North Carolina Agriculture in the Global Economy
Trade and Agriculture: What’s at Stake for North Carolina?
NC MAP Program State Fact Sheet
$35 ROI for every $1 invested in International Marketing
NC Agribusness Export Goals Summary

NC Forestry Exports
NC Trade Supports Jobs Website
North Carolina Ports Proposal Presentation
Detailed North Carolina Agriculture Statistics

NCDA has access to proprietary data bases that measure commodity and/or market specific data on North Carolina exports. Information can be provided on an as needed basis for North Carolina agribusinesses that request specific data. Contact NCDA International Marketing at 919-733-7912 or by e-mail at export@ncagr.gov.

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