The United States economy is the largest in the world. International trade in each of the country’s 50 states is a large part of that thriving economy.
Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Business Insider put together two maps illustrating each state’s biggest international trading partner based on the dollar value of goods.
China and Canada dominate when it comes to goods imported by the U.S., while Canada is the top destination for products exported by a majority of U.S. states.
For example, Alaska’s biggest exports — zinc, lead and fish meat — are primarily going to Canada, while the state mostly imports petroleum from China. The state of Georgia imports transportation equipment from China but its biggest export partner is Canada, which buys the state’s civilian aircraft, engines and parts.