$33.3 BILLION

Exported by Arkansas since 2012

350,000 JOBS

In Arkansas supported by trade.

181 COUNTRIES

Receive Arkansas goods and services.

Top Destinations for Arkansas Exports (% for 2015)

  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Japan
  • France
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom
  • Middle East
  • U.K. & Europe
  • S. & C. America
  • Asia Pacific

Arkansas' Top Exports by Value (millions of dollars)

  • Aerospace Products
  • Rice, Grains & Oilseeds
  • Basic Chemicals
  • Poultry & Meat Products
  • Misc. Crops
  • Travel Services
  • Telecomm.
  • Equipment Repair

80% of Arkansas Exporters are Small & Med. Enterprises

  • SMEs
  • Large Enterprises

BENEFITS OF TRADE TO ARKANSAS

This is report from Business Round Table highlights some of the most significant facts about Arkansas’ need for trade. It covers jobs generated and tied to trade, foreign direct investment a wide range of insightful facts about Arkansas trade.
Read the Benefits of Trade to Arkansas
rsz_trade_rep_seal

ARKANSAS TRADE FACTS - US TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Detailed information from the Office of the United Stated Trade Representative
Read Arkansas Trade Facts

EXPORTS, JOBS & FOREIGN INVESTMENT

A highly readable, visual report from the International Trade Administration featuring data on exports, jobs and foreign investment in Arkansas. *Note: this report does not include aggregate exports from metropolitan areas that cross state lines.*
View the Data on Exports, Jobs and Foreign Investment
uscoc-logo

READ THE US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FACTS ON NAFTA

This report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlight facts and dispels myths on NAFTA from a national perspective. The information is highly relevant to Arkansas.
Read the Facts on NAFTA

SAMPLE OF UNIQUE PRODUCTS MADE IN ARKANSAS

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism offers a list of unique products made in Arkansas.
Look at Arkansas' Unique Products

ARKANSAS MANUFACTURING REPORT & EXPORT FACTS

The Center for Manufacturing Research offers an insightful report on Arkansas manufacturing. Page 2 provides information on exports.
Read the Arkansas Manufacturing Report

TRADE & ARKANSAS RETAIL INDUSTRY

This report from the National Retail Federation illustrated why trade matters significantly to Arkansas retailers and families.
Read about Trade and Arkansas Retail

ARKANSAS EXPORT GROWTH: 2005 - 2012

This report from the Institute for Economic Advancement from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock highlights export recover and growth since the Great Recession in 2008.
View Arkansas Export Growth
rsz_trade_rep_seal

2017 TRADE POLICY AGENDA & 2016 ANNUAL REPORT

This highly detailed, deep report on trade that comes from the Office of the President. This report highlights the trade policy objectives of the Trump Administration. Use the table of contents to find areas specific to your needs an interests.
View the 2017 Trade Agenda

ARKANSAS EXPORT STATISTICS

This is an in-depth report from our sister organization, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, of which we are the export promotion arm. The report compares Arkansas Export Statistics and Categories with broader trends in US Exports.
Read Arkansas Export Statistics

USDA: STATE & FARM DEMOGRAPHICS (ARKANSAS)

This data from the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service provides demographic information that covers Arkansas citizens, agricultural producers and farm characteristics.
Read State and Farm Demographics

ARKANSAS GDP GROWTH: 1997 - 2015

Federal Reserve Bank Economic Data (FRED) offers this graph of Arkansas GDP growth. It is especially noteworthy to track this GDP Growth in the context of NAFTA’s implementation, which has contributed to the growth.
View Arkansas GDP Growth