U.S. Export Opportunities
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ON THE COVER
EXPORT NEWS AND OPPORTUNITIES:
WORLD TRADE SITUATION AND POLICY UPDATES:
U.S. exports of horticultural products to all countries in July totaled $886.4 million, up 7.8 percent from the same month a year earlier. Eleven out of 15 categories registered increases. Categories with the most significant increases in July were wine (up $14.7 million or 61 percent), frozen vegetables (up $8.4 million or 28 percent), fresh non-citrus fruit (up $36.9 million or 23 percent) and fresh vegetables (up $18.3 million or 22 percent). Categories with the most significant decreases were tree nuts (down $28.5 million or 35 percent), and fruit/vegetable juices (down $5.7 million or 10 percent). During the first 10 months (October-July) of fiscal year 1997, the total value of U.S. horticultural exports was $8.8 billion--6 percent above the same period last year.
Change in back trade table format
The export/import tables in the back of this circular have been changed to reflect fiscal year rather than marketing year trade data. However, marketing year data can still be derived since monthly data will continue to be included in the tables.