Export Statistics

​​2017 Export Statistics​

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides annual statistics on top Wisconsin export markets and products. We obtain our statistics from WISERTrade.​

January - December 2017 Wisconsin Agriculture Export Highlights​

  • From January to December 2017, Wisconsin exported more than $3.5 billion worth of agricultural products to 147 countries. This is an increase of 3.63 percent compared to the same time period in 2016.
  • Overall, US exports of agricultural products totaled almost $167 billion, an increase of 3.3 percent compared to the same time period in 2016.
  • Wisconsin continues to be ranked 12th overall for agricultural exports, up from 13th place in 2014.
  • Exports of dairy, eggs and honey in 2017 were valued at $297 million, a 19.9 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Wisconsin  ranks fifth among U.S. states in the export of these products.
  • Wisconsin ranks first in the U.S. for exports of ginseng roots, prepared/preserved cranberries, sweet corn prepared/preserved, and bovine semen. Wisconsin ranks second in the export of cheese, whey and raw furskins.
  • Total Wisconsin exports, including manufactured goods, were valued at $22.3 billion, a six percent increase from the same period last year.

Top Five Markets for Wisconsin Exports - Agricultural Products

Country, $ Value Export, % Growth

Canada,  $1.45 billion,  (+1.45%)

Mexico,  $412 million,  (+14.2%)

China,  $299 million  (+27.62%)

Korea, $178 million,  (+.33%)

Japan, $146 million, (-0.81%)

Top Five Products - Agricultural Exports

Product, Product Value, Export Percent Growth, Product Details

Prepared Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts,  $314 million,  (+8.90%),  Prepared vegetables, fruit, nuts, other plant parts.

Miscellaneous Food,  $331 million,  (+11.52%),  Ingredients, sauces, yeasts, etc.

Oil Seeds, Miscellaneous Grain,  $310 million,  (+35.69%),  Soybeans, flaxseed, etc..

Dairy, Eggs and Honey,  $297 million,  (19.98%),  Cheese, milk, whey, butter, lactose, etc.

Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal,  $254 million,  (+13.3%),  Soybeans, flaxseed, etc.

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