Idaho isn’t limited by its borders.

We’ve long looked outside of the U.S. to find markets for goods and services produced in our state and our export volumes continue to grow. Since 2003, Idaho exports grew from $2 billion to $4.2 billion in 2018. Idaho companies are selling goods and services to 162 countries around the world while supporting over 22,000 jobs in Idaho.

Export Resources


Canada

Canada is the largest, most comprehensive U.S. trading partner and Idaho’s largest trading partner, with 2018 exports totaling more than$925 million. Goods frequently sold to Canada from Idaho include precious stones and metals, chemicals, minerals, transportation equipment, wood, and food products. Proximity to the state and Idaho’s long-established relationship make Canada an ideal destination for first-time exporters.

For more information, download the Canada trade statistics overview.


Taiwan

Taiwan is Idaho’s second largest trading partner, exporting more than $675 million in goods in 2018. Goods frequently sold to Taiwan from Idaho include high-tech products (semiconductors and computer parts), photographic products and equipment, and vitamins.

For more information, download the Taiwan trade statistics overview.


Singapore

Singapore is Idaho’s third largest trading partner, exporting more than $345 million in goods in 2018. Goods frequently sold to Taiwan from Idaho include high-tech products (semiconductors and computer parts), airplanes, and office and home products.

For more information, download the Singapore trade statistics overview.


China

Idaho exported more than $417 million in goods to China in 2018. Goods frequently sold to China from Idaho include high-tech products (semiconductors and computer parts), agricultural products (dairy and seeds), wood, paper, pulp, and printing products.

For more information, download the China trade statistics overview.


Mexico

Mexico is Idaho’s fifth largest trading partner, exporting more than $230 million in goods in 2018. Goods frequently sold to Mexico from Idaho include food and agriculture products, wood and building materials, paper products, high-tech products, hides, and leather goods.

For more information, download the Mexico trade statistics overview.


NAFTA

Idaho exported more than $1.1 billion in goods to Canada and Mexico (NAFTA) in 2018. Goods frequently sold to NAFTA countries from Idaho include food products, minerals, fertilizers and high-tech products (semiconductors and computer parts).

For more information, download the NAFTA trade statistics overview.


Tariffs on Idaho Products

Click here for a summary created by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture and Idaho Commerce, highlighting Idaho products impacted by recent tariffs imposed or scheduled to be imposed by Canada, Mexico, China, the European Union and India.