Trade and U.S. Export Opportunities
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EXPORT NEWS AND OPPORTUNITIES:
WORLD TRADE SITUATION AND POLICY UPDATES:
U.S. exports of horticultural products to all countries in September totaled $932 million, up less than one percent from the same month a year earlier. During September 1997, 10 out of 15 categories registered increases. Categories with the most significant increases in September were dehydrated vegetables (up $6.4 million or 36 percent), fresh citrus (up $5.0 million or 28 percent), and wine (up $4.9 million or 13 percent). Categories with the most significant decreases were fresh non-citrus fruit (down $11.6 million or 8 percent) and tree nuts (down $6.3 million or 3 percent). For FY 1997, the total value of U.S. horticultural exports was $10.6 billion--6 percent above FY 1996.