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Annual Export Statistics

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2012 Export Fast Facts 

$2.49 Billion in Exports

Top 10 Countries Buying Montana Products/Commodities*

(not including bulk grain)

1. Canada $ 634.25
2. Republic of Korea    172.55
3. China (Mainland)    105.44
4. Belgium     82.69
5. China (Taiwan)     74.02
6. Switzerland     72.73
7. Mexico     52.80
8. Japan     44.33
9. Germany     37.53
10. The Philippines     28.99
  * In millions of dollars  

Top 20 Exports from Montana Worldwide*

 1. Bulk Wheat $915.32
 2. Mineral Fuel - coal, light oils, etc.   397.14
 3. Inorganic Chemicals - copper oxides, etc.   241.25
 4. Industrial Machinery - semiconductor devices   219.42
 5. Vehicles, Parts, etc.    98.11
 6. Salt, Sulfur, Earth & Stone - talc, etc.    80.34
 7. Pharmaceutical Products - diagnostic, etc.    64.60
 8. Edible Vegetables - peas, lentils, etc.    62.13
 9. Optic, Medical or Surgical Instruments    44.62
10. Wood & Articles of Wood     36.40
11. Live Animals - cattle, purebreeding, etc.    27.74
12. Misc Chemical Products - herbicides, etc.    24.89
13. Milling Products - malt, etc.    22.81
14. Cereals - identity preserved wheat, barley, ect    22.28
15. Baker Wares - pasta, etc.    22.23
16. Ores, Slag & Ash - precious metal ores, ect.    21.07
17. Oil Seeds    19.38
18. Electric Machinery    19.08
19. Food Industry Residues (prep animal feed)    16.68
20. Articles of Iron or Steel    13.45
                * In millions of dollars  

 

Where Montana's Wheat Goes

In 2012, Montana sent 117.2 million bushels of wheat to exporting facilities in the U.S. According to the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee, Japan purchased over 50% of the Montana wheat with secondary markets being Taiwan, South Korea, the Phillipines, and Indonesia.  (Roughly 75% of all Montana wheat is exported to Asia.)

Harvesting wheat

 

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