Introduction to International Trade

Which countries are the most important trading partners with the United States? Get your students thinking about their own states' exports with this activity.

Grade Level



  • Trade
  • Exports
  • US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Time required

 Quick Pick: Steps 1 through 2 (10 minutes)
 Power Up: Steps 1 through 4 (20 minutes)
 Deep Dive: Steps 1 through 8 (30 minutes)

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