Considering the main Economic Blocks, Asia (excluding the Middle East) was the main destination of the exports of Rio Grande do Sul in 2017, with 39.8% of the total. In second comes the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), with 25.1%, followed by the European Union with 12.9%, and the Middle East with 5.1%. The rest is destined to the other blocks and to the countries without specific grouping.
In relation to the countries, the main destination of Rio Grande do Sul exports was China with 30.1% of the total, followed by Argentina with 10.5% and the United States with 7.3%. Individually the other countries reached percentages of destination of Rio Grande do Sul exports of less than 3%.