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Processed Product Spotlight: Confectionery
March 25, 2014
Young, urban consumers in emerging markets with rising disposable incomes helped propel global imports of confectionery products to $21 billion in calendar year 2013.
U.S. Facing Competition from Turkey in Middle East Broiler Meat Markets
September 20, 2013
Economic growth and rising incomes are propelling demand for broiler meat in the Middle East and Turkey is stepping up to fill demand.
Agricultural Imports Soar in Sub-Saharan Africa
August 20, 2013
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.
Changing EU Oilseed Market Impacts Global Trade
July 26, 2013
While EU demand for imported soybeans has fallen, the U.S. industry adjusted to meet rising demand elsewhere in the world.
North Asia’s Importance Grows in U.S. and Global Agricultural Markets
June 5, 2013
A rapidly growing middle class in North Asia is expected to boost demand for U.S. agricultural exports over the next decade.
For U.S. Corn, Value-Added Exports Outpace Bulk Exports
May 1, 2013
While U.S. corn exports have fallen recently, exports of products produced from corn have rapidly increased.
Venezuela: Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports
March 29, 2013
Venezuela offers growing opportunities for U.S. agricultural exports, despite strong competition and other challenges.
KORUS at One Year: Expanding Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports
March 25, 2013
A look at U.S. exports to South Korea in the year since since the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement entered into force.
Processed Product Spotlight: Pet Food
February 20, 2013
Growing demand for pet food is creating new opportunities for U.S exporters in both established and emerging markets worldwide.
Agricultural Exports to the European Union: Opportunities and Challenges
February 15, 2013
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.
Processed Product Spotlight: Chocolate Candy
February 14, 2013
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: Long-Term Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports
January 4, 2013
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.
Global Forest Product Trade Slows on Weak Demand From China, EU
November 16, 2012
Despite a slow global economy, trade in forest products increased by 15 percent from 2010 to 2011.
Mixed Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports to Turkey
June 26, 2012
Turkey was the 11th-largest export market for U.S.agricultural products in calendar year 2011.
Strong Start for 2012 DDG Exports Follows Record Shipments in 2011
June 13, 2012
Production of distillers dried grains (DDG) has soared in recent years as ethanol production has grown.
Cotton Losing Share to Man-Made Fibers
April 1, 2012
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 Agricultural Exports Face Growing Constraints
March 6, 2012
Brazilian exports continue to surge and provide growing competition for U.S. farm products.
Record Forage Exports Despite Record Domestic Prices
March 5, 2012
Rising global demand and higher prices drove U.S. hay exports to a record $1.25 billion in 2012.
Record Brazilian Agricultural Production Spurs Further Export Gains
January 24, 2012
Brazilian crop and livestock production continues to expand, building on rapid gains over the past few decades.
CAFTA-DR Free Trade Agreement
October 25, 2010
With implementation of the CAFTA-DR agreement, U.S. agricultural exports to the region have surged and continued growth is expected.