Young, urban consumers in emerging markets with rising disposable incomes helped propel global imports of confectionery products to $21 billion in calendar year 2013.
Economic growth and rising incomes are propelling demand for broiler meat in the Middle East and Turkey is stepping up to fill demand.
A strong economic outlook, growing middle class and surging demand for consumer-oriented foods make Sub-Saharan Africa one of the fastest-growing regions for U.S. agricultural exports.
While EU demand for imported soybeans has fallen, the U.S. industry adjusted to meet rising demand elsewhere in the world.
A rapidly growing middle class in North Asia is expected to boost demand for U.S. agricultural exports over the next decade.
While U.S. corn exports have fallen recently, exports of products produced from corn have rapidly increased.
Venezuela offers growing opportunities for U.S. agricultural exports, despite strong competition and other challenges.
A look at U.S. exports to South Korea in the year since since the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement entered into force.
Growing demand for pet food is creating new opportunities for U.S exporters in both established and emerging markets worldwide.
The ability of U.S. agricultural and food exporters to penetrate the growing EU market is constrained by tariff and non-tariff trade barriers and increased global competition.
While trade in chocolate confectionery remains small relative to overall demand, U.S. exporters are finding opportunities in both developed and emerging markets around the globe.
Indonesia is one of the most dynamic growth markets for U.S. agricultural exports, with strong economic performance and rapid urbanization propelling changes in consumption and trade.
Despite a slow global economy, trade in forest products increased by 15 percent from 2010 to 2011.
Turkey was the 11th-largest export market for U.S.agricultural products in calendar year 2011.
Production of distillers dried grains (DDG) has soared in recent years as ethanol production has grown.
High cotton prices, especially relative to man-made fibers, have helped accelerate the decline in cotton’s share of global fiber consumption over the last several years.
Brazilian exports continue to surge and provide growing competition for U.S. farm products.
Rising global demand and higher prices drove U.S. hay exports to a record $1.25 billion in 2012.
Brazilian crop and livestock production continues to expand, building on rapid gains over the past few decades.
With implementation of the CAFTA-DR agreement, U.S. agricultural exports to the region have surged and continued growth is expected.