ASEAN Is a Top Ten Destination for US Agricultural Exports
More than $10 billion in agricultural goods were exported to ASEAN in 2015, including over $700 million in tree nuts and $850 million in dairy products. ASEAN is the 6th largest importer of US agricultural goods, and the 3rd largest in Asia after China and Japan. Twenty-eight states export over $100 million in food and agricultural goods to ASEAN with California, Washington, Illinois, and Georgia the top four exporters.
Top agricultural exports from ASEAN to the US include coffee, rice, palm oil, tree nuts, and wood products. ASEAN is also the top global rubber and palm oil exporter, responsible for 75% and 89% of global production respectively in 2014.