The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides statistics on top Wisconsin export markets and products. We obtain our statistics from WISERTrade.
January - December 2019 Wisconsin Agriculture Export Highlights
- Wisconsin exported more than $3.3 billion of agricultural products to 151 countries in 2019, a decrease
of five percent in value compared to the same period the previous year.
- Wisconsin currently ranks 13th among U.S. states in agricultural exports.
- Wisconsin ranked first in the export of ginseng roots, prepared/preserved cranberries, prepared/preserved sweet corn, raw furskins, and bovine semen. Wisconsin rank second in the export of whey and third in export of cheese and edible preparations of meat, fish and crustaceans.
- Total US agricultural exports totaled almost $163 billion, a decrease of about $5 billion compared to the same time period the previous year.
2019 Top Five Markets for Wisconsin Exports - Agricultural Products
Country, $ Value Export, % Growth
Canada, $1.37 billion, (-5.2%)
Mexico, $216 million, (-13.5%)
China, $212 million (-27.8%)
Korea, $189 million, (-12.0%)
Japan, $178 million, (1.3%)
Top Five Products - Agricultural Exports
Product, Product Value, Export Percent Growth, Product Details
Prepared Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts, $362 million, up $7 million (2%)
Miscellaneous Preparations, Sauces, Yeasts, $345 million, down -$22 million (-6%)
*Dairy - Cheese and Whey, $238 million, down -$44 million (-15.6%)
Wood and Articles of Wood, $237 million, down -$34 million (-12.5%)
Meat and Fish Preparations, $223 million, down -$23 million (-9.4%)
does not include dairy derivatives such as lactose and casein.