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Agricultural Exports by Country 2023

1. Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the leading agricultural exports by country 2022. It is the largest producer and exporter of palm oil. It produces about 46 million metric tons of palm oil and exports oil worth $17 billion every financial year. The country can export such large quantities of palm oil because more than 90% of the world's palm oil trees are found in Indonesia and Malaysia.

2. United States

The United States is arguably a superpower in every sector, including the agricultural export industry. The country is a top exporter of soybeans. That's because the United States is the leading producer of soybeans globally. The nation is expected to ship about 2.15 billion bushels of soybeans outside its borders in 2022.

3. China

China is the largest producer and exporter of garlic. Garlic production in the Asian country contributes to more than 80% of global production. China produces more than 23 million tons of garlic every year. It mainly exports garlic to the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

4. India

India is the largest rice exporter globally and has maintained the lead for more than five years now. In 2019 alone, the country exported 18.75 million tons of rice to other nations. India exports its non-basmati rice to African and Asian countries. In contrast, its premium basmati rice is exported to the United States, the Middle East, and other nations in Europe and Australia.

5. Philippines

The Philippines is one of the largest exporters of bananas globally. Extensive banana production started in the Philippines in the late 20th century when the government permitted land sales to foreign investors who created enormous banana plantations. The nation produces millions of tons of bananas, which amount to more than $1.5 billion every year.

6. Nigeria

Situated in western Africa, Nigeria is the top exporter of cocoa beans. The country produces about 270,000 thousand tons of cocoa beans every year. The main importers of Nigeria's cocoa beans are the Netherlands, Indonesia, and Belgium.

7. Iran

Iran is one of the biggest exporters of watermelon. By March 2022, Iran had already exported more than half a million metric tons of watermelon. Iran's large watermelon production is due to its warm weather, which is favorable for planting and harvesting the fruit. The leading importers of the Iranian watermelons are Armenia, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, and Oman.

8. Russia

When it comes to wheat, Russia is the largest exporter. The nation exports about 18% of all wheat in the international market. Wheat production in Russia peaked after the fall of the USSR. The new government promoted individual farming and allowed people to start large-scale wheat production.

9. Brazil

Brazil is known for its vast production of sugarcane. It is the largest exporter of sugarcane to the international market. It supplies more than 60% of the world's sugarcane every year. Large sugarcane production in the Latin country is promoted by mechanization, availability of many varieties, and government support through the issuance of incentives and farm products.

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Which country is the largest exporter of agriculture?

Indonesia exports the most agricultural products globally, thanks largely to its land, on which grows 90% of the world's palm oil trees.

Which countries are the top 10 exporters of agricultural products?

Top agricultural exporters include Indonesia, the United States, China, India, the Philippines, Nigeria, Iran, Russia, Brazil, and the Netherlands.

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