Export and Trade Statistics

Exports of manufactured goods, services and agricultural commodities to foreign countries are an extremely important part of Minnesota's economy, accounting for $33 billion in revenue annually and tens of thousands of jobs statewide.


2015 Export Reports

First Quarter 2015
Minnesota's exports from manufacturing, mining and agriculture were $4.9 billion in the first quarter, down 3 percent from the prior year. Exports for the nation as a whole fell 5.1  percent for the period. Download the First Quarter 2015 Report. View an interactive export map.

2014 Export Reports

Annual Export Totals 2014
Minnesota's exports from manufacturing, mining and agriculture reached a record $21.4 billion in 2014, up 2.9 percent from the prior year. Download the 2014 Annual Export Report.

Fourth Quarter 2014
Minnesota's exports of manufactured, mining and agricultural products reached $5.5 billion in the fourth quarter, up 0.1 percent from the prior year. Exports for the nation as a whole grew 1.0 percent during the period. Download the Fourth Quarter Report.

Third Quarter 2014
Minnesota's exports of manufactured, mining and agricultural products surged to a record $5.5 billion in the third quarter, up nearly 6 percent from the prior year. Exports for the nation as a whole grew 4.2 percent during the period. Download the Third Quarter Report.

Second Quarter 2014
Minnesota's exports from manufacturing, mining and agriculture were $5.4 billion in the second quarter, up nearly 4 percent from the prior year. Exports for the nation as a whole grew 3.3 percent during the period. Download the Second Quarter Report.

First Quarter 2014
Minnesota's exports from manufacturing, mining and agriculture were $5 billion in the first quarter, up 2 percent from the prior year. Exports for the nation as a whole were up about 2.6 percent. Download the First Quarter 2014 Report.

2013 Export Reports

Annual Export Totals 2013
Minnesota's exports from manufacturing, mining and agriculture were $20.7 billion in 2013. Total exports, which also include services, were estimated at $33 billion in 2013. Download the 2013 Annual Export Report.

Fourth Quarter 2013 
Minnesota exports, including agricultural, mining and manufactured goods, grew to $5.4 billion between the fourth quarters of 2012 and 2013. The increase of 6 percent well outpaced the nation as a whole for the period. Download the Fourth Quarter 2013 Report.

Third Quarter 2013
Minnesota exports, including agricultural, mining and manufactured goods, grew to $5.2 billion between the third quarters of 2012 and 2013. The slight increase of 0.8 percent lagged behind exports for the nation as a whole, which grew 2.8 percent for the period. Download the Third Quarter 2013 Report.

Second Quarter 2013
Minnesota exports, including agricultural, mining and manufactured products, fell 5.7 percent (or about $313 million) between the second quarters of 2012 and 2013 to $5.2 billion. Nationally, exports grew a slight 1.6 percent. Download the Second Quarter 2013 Report.

First Quarter 2013
Minnesota's exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products held steady at $4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2013, up a slight $17 million over the same period last year. Manufactured exports alone, which account for the lion's share of the total, were up 1.6 percent. Download the First Quarter 2013 Report.

All Other Years

Search our archive to view export reports dating back to 2001.