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U.S. Agricultural Exports Topple Record on China, Mexico Demand

  • Big gains in exports to China as trade hostilities subside
  • Farm exports to Mexico rose 39%, eclipsing Canada as customer

Soaring demand from China and Mexico lifted U.S. farm exports 18% last year to a record-breaking $177 billion.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack lauded the export gains as “a major boost for the economy as a whole, and particularly for our rural communities.”