Trade and U.S. Export
|On The Cover|
|Situation and Outlook for Citrus|
|Situation and Outlook for Orange Juice|
|U.S./Canada Horticultural Trade Under Liberalization: A Brief Summary|
|World Trade Situation and Trade Policy Updates|
U.S. Apples Arrive in Cuba
|California Table Grapes Debut in Australia|
|Mexico Moves to Limit Use of High Fructose Corn Syrup|
U.S. Hazelnut Exports Sky Rocket
|Florida’s High Court Refuses to Hear Citrus Canker Case|
|Export News and Opportunities|
|Supplier Credit Guarantee Program|
|GSM-102 and SCGP|
|Total Citrus Production in the Top Producing Countries|
|Florida's Orange Crop Goes mainly for Processing|
|Fresh Citrus: Supply & Utilization, Select Countries: Total Citrus|
|Fresh Citrus: Supply & Utilization, Select Countries: Fresh Oranges|
|Fresh Citrus: Supply & Utilization, Select Countries: Fresh Tangerines|
|Fresh Citrus: Supply & Utilization, Select Countries: Fresh Grapefruit|
|Fresh Citrus: Supply & Utilization, Select Countries: Fresh Lemons|
|Fresh Citrus: Supply & Utilization, Select Countries: Other Citrus|
|Orange Juice: Supply & Utilization, Major Producing Countries in Northern Hemisphere|
|Orange Juice: Supply & Utilization, Major Producing Countries in Southern Hemisphere|
|Brazil: Supply and Distribution of Oranges and FCOJ 1/|
|Top U.S. Horticultural Exports to Canada|
|U.S. Horticultural Exports to Canada Have Benefited from Free Trade|
|All U.S. Exports of Horticultural Products to Canada|
|Trade Liberalization Has Boosted U.S. Imports of Canadian Horticultural Products|
|U.S. Horticultural Trade Surplus with Canada Narrows in Face of Continued Strong U.S. Dollar|
|U.S. Imports of Horticultural Products from Canada|
|Frozen Vegetables are the Main Processed Horticultural Product the United States Imports from Canada|
|U.S. Imports of Canadian Processed Fruits and Vegetables Increasing Sharply|
|FY 2002 SCGP Coverage|
|FY 2002 GSM-102 Coverage|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Exports By Value|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Exports By Volume|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Imports By Value|
|Top United States Horticultural Product Imports By Volume|
|Selected Horticultural Crop Prices Received by U.S. Growers|
U.S. exports of horticultural products to all countries in May totaled $972 million, an increase of 1 percent from May 2001. The categories with significant increases in May were essential oils (up 17 percent to $71 million), fruit and vegetable juices (up 9 percent to $75 million) and fresh vegetables (up 2 percent to $132 million). The categories with the most significant decreases were wine and beer (down 5 percent to $64 million) and fresh fruit (down 4 percent to $185 million).
May 2002 exports to Canada were up 7 percent from
May 2001 to $354 million, while exports to the EU rose 3 percent to $168
million, sales to Mexico climbed 4 percent to $76 million and sales to Korea
rose 13 percent from May 2001 to $29 million.
May exports to China were up 1 percent from May 2001 to $12 million.
Exports to Japan fell 8 percent to $161 million, while exports dropped
dramatically to Hong Kong (down 20 percent to $21 million) and Taiwan (down 16
percent to $20 million) from May 2001.
Exports for the fiscal year (FY) 2002 period were about even with the same period in FY 2001 at $7.4 billion. Tree nut exports were up about 8 percent to $876 million for the October-May 2001/02 period, while essential oils exports were up 13 percent to $483 million, and fruit and vegetable juices rose about 6 percent to $501 million. All other categories declined. Exports to Canada rose 4 percent to $2.3 billion for the October-May period, while exports to the EU rose 1 percent to $1.4 billion and exports to Mexico rose 5 percent to $653 million. Exports to Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan dropped 8 percent, 12 percent, and 23 percent, respectively compared with the same period in FY 2001. The fastest growing markets for FY 2002 to date include: Russia, up 79 percent, India, up 36 percent, Korea, up 23 percent, the Dominican Republic, up 19 percent, Colombia, up 20 percent, Jamaica, up 13 percent, the United Arab Emirates, up 11 percent, Israel up 6 percent, and China, up 6 percent.
Foodapest (Budapest, Hungary – November
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service is
organizing a U.S. Pavilion at the Foodapest trade show in Budapest, Hungary.
Products identified as having excellent market potential in Central
Europe include nuts (almonds, peanuts, pecans), raisins and dried fruits
(cranberries, dried plums), seafood, distilled liquors, snack foods, prepared
sauces and condiments, and miscellaneous grocery items.
There are a variety of ways you can participate:
purchase booth space in the U.S. Pavilion; order a customized package of
meetings with potential business partners under our Dialogue Concept; or
participate in the American Café. In
support of this package of options, USDA is sponsoring a series of professional
seminars at the fairgrounds to highlight the U.S. presence at this show, with
food importers in particular. For
more information on any of these options, contact Sharon Cook/FAS Trade Show
Office at 202-720-3425.
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 & 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?"