Export Statistics

​​ ​​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%)

*This does not include dairy derivatives such as lactose and casein.