NC Ag Exports

NCDA&CS - International Trade Office

According to USDA, The total value of NC Agriculture Exports exceeded $3 billion in 2008, an increase of over 70% from 2004. Agricultural exports help boost farm prices and income, while supporting about 36,000 jobs both on the farm and off the farm in food processing, storage, and transportation.

The NCDA International Trade Office helps bridge the gap between international buyers and North Carolina suppliers of agricultural commodities, value-added foods and forest products.


NCDA&CS International Trade Office
Peter Thornton, Assistant Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 411, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 715-0083