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Global Report 2023

Download our annual report on Oklahoma’s exports and foreign direct investment. 

Trade Report Highlights 2023

Oklahoma Exports Quick Facts

  • $5.5 billion in total exports from more than 2,989 Oklahoma exporters.
  • Small- and medium-sized firms account for 85% of Oklahoma’s exporters.
  • Oklahoma exports have increased by 4.4% from 2021-2023.

Oklahoma’s Top Export Countries

Country

2023 Exports

1-Year Growth 10-Year Growth Percent/Share of Total Trade
Canada

$1,860,413,377

-5.69%

0.16%

28.6%

Mexico

$629,771,681

-20.83%

2.82%

9.7%

Germany

$595,159,100

3.14%

182.21%

9.1%

Netherlands

$321,398,576

6.15%

110.17%

4.9%

Japan

$262,267,443

-1.56%

-15.15%

4.0%

Australia

$238,310,712

38.63%

78.19%

3.7%

China

$224,514,158

-45.46%

-17.93%

3.4%

United Kingdom

$210,208,411

41.92%

83.57%

3.2%

Singapore

$207,177,272

-24.29%

-10.90%

3.2%

Norway

$167,775,350

179.88%

647.04%

2.6%

All Others

$1,793,815,069

-2.62%

-24.90%

27.6%

Top Oklahoma Export Categories

Category

PercentValue

Nuclear Reactors, Industrial Machinery, Parts, Etc.

29.7%

$1.9 billion

Aircraft, Spacecraft and Parts

13.2%

$862 million

Electric Machinery, Etc

13%

$849 million

Optic, Photo, Medical or Surgical Instruments

4.5%

$296 million

Mineral Fuel, Oil, Bitumen Substitution, Mineral Wax, Etc

3.9%

$252 million

Plastics and Articles Thereof

3.6%

$237 million

All Other

32%

$2.1 billion

Investment Report Highlights 2023

Investment Quick Facts

  • Major sources of foreign investment in Oklahoma include Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany,
    France, Switzerland, Ireland, Australia, Mexico and Italy.
  • Over the past five years, FDI companies have announced $3.13 billion in capital investment into
    Oklahoma.

Foreign Investment in Oklahoma

Country

Business Establishments in Oklahoma Employment in Oklahoma
Canada

79

2,764

Japan

66

3,240

United Kingdom

66

4,615

Germany

55

5,712

France

54

5,914

Switzerland

39

3,073

Ireland

23

6,283

Australia

17

1,042

Mexico

17

6,801

Italy

16

1969

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