Arizona has a strong export economy, with the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) accounting for 56% of the state’s exports.
An overview of exports for Arizona and the Phoenix MSA are provided in this Export: Infographic or this Export: Accessible Document.
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The total value of Arizona’s exports in 2021 was $24.1 billion. In 2020 the Phoenix MSA ranked 28th out of 384 metropolitan areas in the United States for total exports, down from ranking 23rd in 2019. The total value of Arizona’s exports in 2020 was $19.7 billion, and $11.1 billion for the Phoenix MSA. The top 3 countries Arizona and the Phoenix MSA exported to were Mexico, Canada, and China. The map below shows the top 5 countries the Phoenix MSA exported to in 2020.
The Phoenix MSA’s exports have grown 19% from 2010 to 2020. However, there was a 27% decrease in exports from 2019 to 2020. The Phoenix MSA contributes 36% of its exports to Free Trade Agreement Markets.
The top export from Phoenix MSA is aerospace products and parts manufacturing exports, valued at $3.0 billion, followed by $2.7 billion of semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing exports. The graphic below shows the Phoenix MSA’s Top 10 Exports.