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The objectives of this research were to examine the internal and external factors affecting export of canned pineapples to the United States of America, including both support factors and obstacles, and to analyze the relationship of these factors affecting the exports of canned pineapples. Annual secondary data in time series from 2006 to 2015 were collected. The data included the quantity of canned pineapple exports to the USA and internal and external factors affecting the exportation. Multiple Linear Regression Model and Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) were used in data analysis. The results of the data analysis showed that the relationship between internal factors and external factors affecting canned pineapple exports to the USA was at 96.14%. Also, the most influential factor of canned pineapple exports was the amount of pineapple production with the coefficient value of 156389675.76.Other influential factors in descending order were the currency exchange rates, the volume of canned pineapple imports in the USA, the price of canned pineapple exports (F.O.B.), and the per capita income of the USA.