Doing Business With FAS
Search Engines and Databases
FAS Worldwide Online Magazine.
Search and view nonclassified reports from agricultural attachés. Search
by country, date, commodity, or combinations of variables. Sign up for email
alerts when new reports become available.
Intermediate, and Consumer Oriented (BICO) Foods and Beverages Reports:
Search by commodity and country for bulk,
intermediate, and consumer-oriented agricultural product data by calendar or
Alerts: Search advertisements
published in the Buyer Alert newsletter during the past two months.
Offices: Locate contact information for FAS field offices by country, staff,
or geographic area.
News Releases: Search for news
releases from FAS covering a variety of events associated with agricultural
- FAS Subjects Database:
Find telephone, telefax, and
email contact information for FAS staff by subject area. For example, a search on
information on FAS’s almond marketing programs as well as almond production
and trade reports. Users can also
search by program description.
Magazine: Search for articles from issues of FAS
magazine by countries, commodities, trade agreements, keywords, and/or
programs. Search results can be limited to specific issues of FAS
by country to find technical requirements (i.e. food laws, labeling, import
procedures, etc.) before exporting food and agricultural products.
Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS): Search for U.S. agricultural exports and imports, by commodity, with all countries
and regions of the world. Data is available in MS Excel format, and is broken
down by state, calendar year, and other measures.
Country Pages: Search the
reports that have been released about specific countries. Countries are only
listed if there has been a report issued about them in the past two weeks.
- PSD Online:
and historical official USDA data on production, supply, and distribution of
agricultural commodities for the United States and key producing and consuming
countries. Select from a menu of pre-defined tables categorized by commodity or
commodity group, or create custom queries for specific commodities, attributes,
Show Database: Find out about upcoming trade shows to promote products, as
well as links to how to participate in shows. USDA-sponsored shows and others
Leads Service Database: US suppliers can sign up to receive
email alerts from FAS about trade leads that can lead to sales.
Directory: Search for Washington-based USDA staff e-mail addresses,
telephone numbers, and mailing addresses.
Suppliers: Learn how
to contact qualified U.S. suppliers of food, farm, seafood, and forest products.
Trade Database: Access
various databases with complete information on U.S.
imports, and re-exports of agricultural, fish, forest, and textile products with
the world. Search using a variety of criteria, including BICO, FAS, FATUS, HS-2,
HS-4, HS-6 and HS-10.
Tariff Schedules: Search Uruguay Round Agreement tariff schedules by country
FAS also provides the following online information, registration, and application
services to help users do business with us: