Trade and U.S. Export
|On The Cover|
|Macadamia Nuts Situation|
|Phase Out of Methyl Bromide – Implications for U.S. Horticulture|
|EU CAP Enlargement: The Commissions Proposal|
|U.S. Horticultural Import Trends|
|World Trade Situation and Trade Policy Updates|
|Australia Approves California Grape Imports|
|Commerce Department Issues Final Dumping Margins on Canadian Hothouse Tomatoes|
|Korea Fulfills 2002 Minimum Market Access (MMA) Orange Quota|
|Cuba to Buy U.S. Apples|
|Judge Rules Against the Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC)
in Florida’s Equalizing Tax Case
|Hungarian Market for U.S. Tree Nuts and Grapefruit Set to Improve Due to New Concessions|
|EU Parliament Adopts Resolution to Seek WTO Solution to U.S. Ban on Spanish Clementines|
|Export News and Opportunities|
|Supplier Credit Guarantee Program|
|GSM-102 and SCGP|
|Macadamia: Production, Supply, and Distribution In Selected Countries||XLS||or|
|U.S. Exports of Prepared and Preserved Macadamia Nuts||XLS||or|
|U.S. Imports of Prepared and Preserved Macadamia Nuts||XLS||or|
|Selected Users of Methyl Bromide in the Pre-Planting Process|
|Potential Short Term Economic Impact on the Methyl Bromide Phase out|
|U.S. Horticultural Exports|
|Processed Fruits and Vegetables||or|
|EU Horticultural Trade with Enlargement Candidate Countries||or|
|EU Horticultural Exports||or|
|EU Horticultural Imports||or|
|Net EU Horticultural Trade||or|
|FY 2002 Supplier Credit Guarantee Coverage||or|
|FY 2002 GSM-102 Coverage||or|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Exports By Value||XLS||or|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Exports By Volume||XLS||or|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Imports By Value||XLS||or|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Imports By Volume||XLS||or|
|Selected Horticultural Crop Prices Received by U.S. Growers||or|
exports of horticultural products to all countries in January totaled $832
million, an increase of 2 percent from the same month a year earlier.
The categories with increases in January were tree nuts (up 19 percent to
$87 million), essential oils (up 4 percent to $54 million), fresh fruit (up 16 percent to $161 million), and fresh vegetables (up 1
percent to $103 million). The
categories with the most significant decreases were fruit and vegetable juices
(down 22 percent to $48 million), miscellaneous horticultural products (down 7
percent to $161 million), and wine and beer (down 5 percent to $42 million).
January 2002 exports to Canada were up 7 percent from
January 2001 to $270 million, while exports to the European Union fell 4 percent
to $147 million, sales to Japan fell 12 percent to $109 million, and sales to
Mexico fell 13 percent to $71 million. Exports to several Asian countries showed significant growth
in January 2002 compared with the previous year.
Exports to Hong Kong were up 34 percent to $36 million, exports to Korea
rose 40 percent from January 2001 to $28 million, exports to Taiwan rose 52
percent to $19 million, and exports to China rose 25 percent to $16 million.
Exports for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 period were down almost 2 percent from the same period in FY 2001 to $3.7 billion. Tree nut exports were up about 4 percent to $552 million for the October-January 2001 period, while essential oils exports were up 8 percent to $214 million, and processed vegetables rose about 1 percent to $547 million. All other categories declined. Exports to Canada rose less than 1 percent to $1.06 billion for the October-January period, while exports to the European Union and Japan fell 4 percent and 9 percent respectively, compared with the same period in FY 2001. The fastest growing markets for FY 2002 to date are: India, up 38 percent; Korea, up 23 percent, China, up 12 percent and Mexico, up 10 percent. Export to most other major markets declined during the October 2001-January 2002 period from the same period in FY 2001.
New U.S. Trade Internet System Prompts Elimination of Statistical Tables and Charts on U.S. Horticultural Product Trade, Effective with the October 2001 Issue of "World Horticultural Trade and Export Opportunities."
The public now has unlimited access to the most up-to-date data on U.S. exports and imports of agricultural, fishery, and forestry products, to the 10-digit Harmonized System (HS) classification code level. The U.S. Trade Internet System allows users the flexibility to customize their data searches and save their criteria for repeated use. Users can obtain value or volume data for selected HS codes or commodity groupings to track trends going back to 1989.
To view the site go to http://www.fas.usda.gov/ustrade/
For more information on the U.S. Trade Internet System, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
To access FAS Attaché Reports
on line, please go to the following Internet address:
Search through the country and market reports prepared by FAS attaches covering over 20 horticultural and tropical product commodities and nearly 130 countries.
What's New on the Homepage?
The Horticultural and Tropical Products Division has introduced a feature on its homepage designed to bring the latest information to the public as efficiently as possible. The site contains information on policy and technical developments affecting trade in horticultural commodities, selected reports submitted by FAS overseas offices, and special reports. For further information, please contact Nancy Hirschhorn (202) 720-2974. Go to http://www.fas.usda.gov/htp/