Trinidad and Tobago - Country Commercial Guide
Agricultural Sectors
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With U.S. exports totaling $450.2 million in 2022 (a 22 percent increase from the previous year), TT is the second largest market in the English-speaking Caribbean for U.S. agricultural exports.  Domestic agricultural production is limited due to various factors including land space and natural disasters like drought and flooding.  As a result, TT is heavily dependent upon food imports with roughly 40 percent of imported food originating in the United States. 

Leading Sub-Sectors

  • Cocoa
  • Wheat
  • Poultry & poultry products
  • Meals & fodders
  • Dairy
  • Eggs
  • Fruits & vegetables
  • Processed foods


Demand for organic products remains high despite inflationary pressures. 

Agro-processing equipment is also in demand, including for processing cocoa, root vegetables, rice, and peppers.