According to the USDA report, “World Horticultural Trade: July 2003 1 Trade Data Edition,” in 2002 the United States exported around forty-eight million dollars worth of cut flowers; about 4% of the world’s total cut-flower exports that year. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Colombia ranked first, with 46% of the world’s cut-flower exports.
According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States exported $607,457,000 worth of “chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa,” making the U.S. rank sixth in that category. Germany ranked first, with more than 1.7 billion dollars worth of chocolate exports.