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American exports grew 18.7% in 2021 to $2.5 trillion after the coronavirus pandemic drove exports in 2020 to their lowest levels since 2010, according to Commerce Department data. The pandemic threw a monkey wrench into supply chains while flattening demand, all in the midst of significant tariffs imposed by the United States on China and the European Union. Stacker compiled a list of countries that Connecticut exports the most goods to using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of exports in 2021 with Connecticut.

The trade gap grew from $576.9 billion in 2019 to $861.4 billion in 2021. Meanwhile, Canada became the top U.S. trade partner after being third in 2020 behind China and Mexico. Keep reading to see which countries your home state exports the most goods to.

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#30. Ireland

– Exports: $64.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($17.9 million)
— Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($10.0 million)
— Plastics And Articles Thereof ($9.4 million)

– Total trade: $363.3 million ($234.6 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $299.0 million
– Largest imports:
— Organic Chemicals ($198.0 million)
— Pharmaceutical Products ($69.2 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($7.6 million)

#29. Spain

– Exports: $69.0 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($32.5 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($7.1 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($5.7 million)

– Total trade: $236.9 million ($99.0 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $168.0 million
– Largest imports:
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($33.4 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($26.5 million)
— Pharmaceutical Products ($17.1 million)

#28. Saudi Arabia

– Exports: $69.9 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($22.8 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.7 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($10.6 million)

– Total trade: $98.3 million ($41.5 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $28.4 million
– Largest imports:
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($11.4 million)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($8.6 million)
— Wadding, Felt Etc; Sp Yarn; Twine, Ropes Etc. ($3.6 million)

#27. Russia

– Exports: $94.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($29.7 million)
— Miscellaneous Edible Preparations ($22.6 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($12.9 million)

– Total trade: $178.1 million ($10.6 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $83.7 million
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($47.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($14.1 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($5.2 million)

#26. Switzerland

– Exports: $114.2 million
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($27.7 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($22.1 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($20.0 million)

– Total trade: $552.2 million ($323.9 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $438.1 million
– Largest imports:
— Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($120.9 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($112.3 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($57.5 million)

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#25. India

– Exports: $127.6 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($23.3 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($19.4 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($16.8 million)

– Total trade: $496.5 million ($241.3 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $368.9 million
– Largest imports:
— Fish, Crustaceans & Aquatic Invertebrates ($71.6 million)
— Dairy Prods; Birds Eggs; Honey; Ed Animal Pr Nesoi ($38.7 million)
— Apparel Articles And Accessories, Knit Or Crochet ($26.5 million)

#24. Thailand

– Exports: $130.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($72.6 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($13.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($10.7 million)

– Total trade: $258.4 million ($2.2 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $128.1 million
– Largest imports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($15.2 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($13.7 million)
— Rubber And Articles Thereof ($12.9 million)

#23. Malaysia

– Exports: $132.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($48.2 million)
— Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($23.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($21.1 million)

– Total trade: $251.5 million ($13.1 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $119.2 million
– Largest imports:
— Rubber And Articles Thereof ($42.6 million)
— Furniture; bedding, mattresses; luminaires, light fixtures; prefab ($19.6 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($16.0 million)

#22. Australia

– Exports: $143.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($43.0 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($35.1 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($17.9 million)

– Total trade: $178.0 million ($109.0 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $34.5 million
– Largest imports:
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($9.4 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($4.9 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($4.4 million)

#21. United Arab Emirates

– Exports: $144.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($40.0 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($36.0 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($16.7 million)

– Total trade: $251.7 million ($37.3 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $107.2 million
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($39.4 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($25.6 million)
— Iron And Steel ($20.5 million)

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#20. Dominican Republic

– Exports: $163.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Tobacco & Subs;prod For Inhal W/o Combust;nic Prod ($68.4 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($34.5 million)
— Manmade Filaments, Including Yarns & Woven Fabrics ($11.6 million)

– Total trade: $275.6 million ($50.9 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $112.4 million
– Largest imports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($99.7 million)
— Pharmaceutical Products ($5.1 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($2.7 million)

#19. Belgium

– Exports: $168.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($67.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($31.5 million)
— Plastics And Articles Thereof ($22.9 million)

– Total trade: $352.3 million ($15.3 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $183.8 million
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($109.9 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($17.8 million)
— Iron And Steel ($16.0 million)

#18. Norway

– Exports: $171.9 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($91.4 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($45.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($17.2 million)

– Total trade: $377.2 million ($33.5 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $205.4 million
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($112.9 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($37.2 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($17.5 million)

#17. Italy

– Exports: $185.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($79.3 million)
— Iron And Steel ($20.5 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($18.4 million)

– Total trade: $701.2 million ($330.6 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $515.9 million
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($127.5 million)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($63.0 million)
— Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($39.2 million)

#16. Hong Kong

– Exports: $194.4 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($57.8 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($33.2 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($21.8 million)

– Total trade: $263.5 million ($125.3 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $69.1 million
– Largest imports:
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($46.8 million)
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($13.2 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($3.0 million)

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#15. Israel

– Exports: $223.9 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($103.8 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($42.6 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($34.2 million)

– Total trade: $338.9 million ($108.8 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $115.0 million
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($62.3 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($22.1 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($17.0 million)

#14. Taiwan

– Exports: $235.8 million
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($99.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($51.0 million)
— Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($19.5 million)

– Total trade: $475.0 million ($3.5 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $239.2 million
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($44.0 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($35.3 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($29.4 million)

#13. Poland

– Exports: $236.0 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($82.5 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($61.2 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($37.4 million)

– Total trade: $454.6 million ($17.5 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $218.5 million
– Largest imports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($80.8 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($70.2 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($21.6 million)

#12. Turkey

– Exports: $317.6 million
– Largest exports:
— Iron And Steel ($137.3 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($98.8 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($24.3 million)

– Total trade: $484.9 million ($150.2 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $167.4 million
– Largest imports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($51.0 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($22.2 million)
— Iron And Steel ($20.0 million)

#11. Brazil

– Exports: $321.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($167.8 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($78.2 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($15.2 million)

– Total trade: $561.0 million ($82.0 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $239.5 million
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($67.4 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($35.7 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($34.1 million)

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#10. Singapore

– Exports: $374.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($107.0 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($100.8 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($48.1 million)

– Total trade: $725.2 million ($23.7 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $350.8 million
– Largest imports:
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($217.1 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($89.5 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($29.1 million)

#9. Japan

– Exports: $401.5 million
– Largest exports:
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($99.8 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($96.1 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($73.4 million)

– Total trade: $674.0 million ($128.9 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $272.5 million
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($94.3 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($64.3 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($20.5 million)

#8. South Korea

– Exports: $455.2 million
– Largest exports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($146.9 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($119.0 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($48.0 million)

– Total trade: $728.4 million ($182.0 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $273.2 million
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($70.6 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($26.4 million)
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($26.1 million)

#7. France

– Exports: $724.3 million
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($545.7 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($46.9 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($21.3 million)

– Total trade: $1.3 billion ($98.9 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $625.4 million
– Largest imports:
— Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($159.9 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($111.9 million)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($58.9 million)

#6. Netherlands

– Exports: $973.7 million
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($700.8 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($75.4 million)
— Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($49.3 million)

– Total trade: $2.1 billion ($148.4 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $1.1 billion
– Largest imports:
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($577.7 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($199.4 million)
— Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($152.2 million)

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#5. Mexico

– Exports: $978.7 million
– Largest exports:
— Inorg Chem; Prec & Rare-earth Met & Radioact Compd ($164.6 million)
— Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($138.1 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($112.7 million)

– Total trade: $4.2 billion ($2.2 billion trade deficit)
– Imports: $3.2 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($1.8 billion)
— Zinc And Articles Thereof ($315.8 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($230.2 million)

#4. United Kingdom

– Exports: $1.0 billion
– Largest exports:
— Pharmaceutical Products ($239.4 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($223.5 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($191.0 million)

– Total trade: $1.9 billion ($108.4 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $913.5 million
– Largest imports:
— Organic Chemicals ($228.6 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($144.4 million)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($96.5 million)

#3. China

– Exports: $1.3 billion
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($624.2 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($174.8 million)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($119.4 million)

– Total trade: $3.1 billion ($569.6 million trade deficit)
– Imports: $1.8 billion
– Largest imports:
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($250.8 million)
— Plastics And Articles Thereof ($206.4 million)
— Toys, Games & Sport Equipment; Parts & Accessories ($194.8 million)

#2. Canada

– Exports: $1.7 billion
– Largest exports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($324.6 million)
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($285.4 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($209.7 million)

– Total trade: $6.0 billion ($2.5 billion trade deficit)
– Imports: $4.3 billion
– Largest imports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($1.4 billion)
— Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($750.1 million)
— Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($422.6 million)

#1. Germany

– Exports: $2.3 billion
– Largest exports:
— Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($1.8 billion)
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($175.9 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instruments Etc ($73.7 million)

– Total trade: $3.7 billion ($975.7 million trade surplus)
– Imports: $1.4 billion
– Largest imports:
— Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($574.2 million)
— Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($121.0 million)
— Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($110.5 million)

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