Trade and U.S. Export
|On The Cover|
|Dried Fruit Situation and Outlook (In Selected Countries)|
|Processed Tomato Situation and Outlook|
|World Trade Situation and Trade Policy Updates|
Rules Imports of Chilean Frozen Raspberry Injure U.S. Industry
|Department of Commerce Ordered to Explain Method for Calculating Anti-dumping Duties on Chinese Apple Juice|
|Argentina’s Apple and Pear Exports Running at Record Pace|
Outlook Positive for U.S. Apple and Pear Shipments to Cuba
|Potential New Market Opportunities for U.S. Fruits in Colombia|
|Mexican Tomato Growers Withdraw from the Suspension Agreement on Imports of Fresh Tomatoes|
|Canadian Tribunal Rules No Injury in Dumping Case Against Fresh Tomatoes from the United States|
|Export News and Opportunities|
|Supplier Credit Guarantee Program|
|GSM-102 and SCGP|
|Raisin Production for Selected Countries||XLS||or|
|Comparison of Turkish and Key Raisin Producing Country Exports||XLS||or|
|Raisin: Production, Supply, and Distribution in Selected Countries||XLS||or|
|U.S. Exports of Raisins||XLS||or|
|U.S. Imports of Raisins||XLS||or|
|Key Dried Plum Exporting Countries 2000/01|
|World Production of Tomatoes for Processing|
|Top Tomato Paste Exporters|
|Italy Dominates the World Canned Tomatoes Export Market|
|U.S. Contribution to World Production of Processed Tomato Products|
|U.S. Exports of Processed Tomato Products|
|U.S. Imports of Processed Tomato Products|
|Italian Exports of Processed Tomato Products|
|Production of Processing Tomatoes in Selected Countries||XLS||or|
|Canned Tomatoes: Production, Supply, and Distribution in Selected Countries||XLS||or|
|Tomato Paste: Production, Supply, and Distribution in Selected Countries||XLS||or|
|United States Exports: Canned Tomatoes, Ketchup, Tomato Paste, Sauce||XLS||or|
|United States Imports: Canned Tomatoes, Ketchup, Tomato Paste, Sauce||XLS||or|
|FY 2002 SCGP Coverage|
|FY 2002 GSM-102 Coverage|
|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||XLS||or|
U.S. exports of horticultural products to all countries in April totaled $913 million, an increase of 1.4 percent from April 2001. The categories with significant increases in April were fruit and vegetable juices (up 22 percent to $80 million), tree nuts (up 11 percent to $77 million), essential oils (up 11 percent to $65 million), and wine and beer (up 3.2 percent to $66 million). The categories with the most significant decreases were fresh fruit (down 4.5 percent to $149 million) and fresh vegetables (down 4.5 percent to $113 million).
April 2002 exports to Canada were up almost 5 percent
from April 2001 to $304 million, while exports to the EU rose 8 percent to $181
million, sales to Mexico climbed 19 percent to $78 million and sales to Korea
rose 21 percent from April 2001 to almost $40 million.
Exports to Japan fell 1 percent to $141 million, while exports dropped
dramatically to Hong Kong (down 17 percent to $22 million), Taiwan (down 44
percent to $14 million), and China (down 38 percent to $10 million) from April
for the fiscal year (FY) 2002 period were up less than 1 percent from the same
period in FY 2001 to $6.5 billion. Tree
nut exports were up about 9 percent to $809 million for the October-April
2001/02 period, while essential oils exports were up 11 percent to $413 million,
and fruit and vegetable juices rose about 5 percent to $426 million.
All other categories declined. Exports
to Canada rose 4 percent to $1.9 billion for the October-April period, while
exports to the EU rose almost 2 percent to $125 million.
Exports to Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan dropped 8 percent, 13 percent,
and 31 percent, respectively compared with the same period in FY 2001.
The fastest growing markets for FY 2002 to date include:
India, up 32 percent, Korea, up almost 20 percent, the Dominican
Republic, up 16 percent, the United Arab Emirates, up 10 percent, and China, up
almost 7 percent.
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 email@example.com
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 & Tropical Products Division has introduced an enhanced feature on its homepage designed to bring the latest information to the public as efficiently as possible. The site will contain information on policy and technical developments affecting trade in horticultural commodities, as well as selected reports submitted by FAS overseas offices and special reports prepared by the division. The information will typically remain on the site for approximately one month, before being archived. For further information on this new feature, please contact Nancy Hirschhorn (202) 720-2974. Go to http://www.fas.usda.gov/htp/ and click on "What's New?"