Wisconsin companies exported $21.2 billion worth of products to sellers outside the United States in 2016, a dip of about 6 percent from the previous year.

Despite the state's identity as the Dairy State, manufactured goods are far and away the top Wisconsin exports, including the top five product categories.

The top category, industrial machinery, comprises nearly a quarter of the total and includes heavy equipment like fire trucks and other specialty vehicles made by Oshkosh Corp., mining equipment from Milwaukee's Joy Global and cranes from Manitowoc Co. Dairy products, including eggs and honey, made up just 1.18 percent of state exports last year.

Here are Wisconsin's top five foreign export products from 2016 and the five biggest buyers of each product, according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.

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