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The Montana Department of Commerce’s Census and Economic Information Center (CEIC) and Office of Trade have developed the Montana Export Statistics webpage to provide the most current information available on exports. Data is available on total exports to destination countries and by commodity for both NAICS and HS groupings. The source of the data is the U.S. Census Bureau USA Trade office.






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2012 Montana Commodity Exports Summary
(Excludes Bulk Grain Exports)


Total Exports - 2012 Total Exports - 2011 % Change 2011-2012
$1,572,538,595 $1,587,422,516 -0.94%


Commodity Exports To Partner Countries* 2012 Total % Change
(2011-2012)
Canada $634,252,578 6.1%
Korea, Republic of $172,559,751 -24.2%
China (Mainland) $105,437,196 -11.7%
Belgium $82,692,113 159.4%
China (Taiwan) $74,021,039 11.7%
Switzerland $72,727,495 871.0%
Mexico $52,804,364 -59.0%
Japan $44,329,372 -29.6%
Germany $37,529,892 -13.1%
Philippines $28,989,057 67.0%


Rank Commodity 2012 Total % Change
(2011-2012)
1 Mineral Fuel - coal, light oils, etc. $397,136,682 6.0%
2 Inorganic Chemicals - copper oxides, silicon, etc. $241,249,260 -30.2%
3 Industrial Machinery - semiconductor devices $219,421,800 9.9%
4 Vehicles, Parts, etc. $98,107,957 -16.0%
5 Salt, Sulfur, Earth & Stone $80,342,442 39.3%
6 Pharmaceutical Products - diagnostics, cultures, etc. $64,597,531 148.7%
7 Edible Vegetables - peas, lentils, etc. $62,126,580 128.5%
8 Optic, Medical or Surgical Instruments $44,624,057 18.4%
9 Wood & Articles of Wood $36,395,786 38.9%
10 Live Animals - cattle, purebreeding, etc. $27,739,583 63.0%
11 Misc. Chemical Products - herbicides, insecticides, etc. $24,888,413 63.7%
12 Milling Products - malt, etc. $22,805,406 350.6%
13 Cereals - identity preserved wheat, barley, etc. $22,278,534 -63.2%
14 Bakers Wares - pasta, etc. $22,234,762 11.3%
15 Ores, Slag, & Ash $21,067,895 65.0%
16 Oil Seeds $19,376,666 94.9%
17 Electric Machinery $19,077,063 -8.8%
18 Food Industry Residues; Prep Animal Feed $16,673,708 31.8%
19 Articles of Iron or Steel $13,451,640 51.5%
20 Plastics & Articles Thereof $12,978,789 55.0%

BULK GRAIN EXCEPTION: These figures do not include wheat and other grains bulk shipped to Pacific Norhwest grain handling facilities destined for export to Japan with secondary markets being Taiwan, South Korea, the Philippines, and Indonesia (roughly 80% of all Montana wheat is exported to Asia). In 2011 bulk shipments of wheat led all commodity exports with $881.8 million in sales.


Prepared by the Office of Trade & International Relations and the Census & Economic Information Center
Montana Department of Commerce February 12, 2013