Volume X, No. 7
Input from the Public Will Help Improve the Export Credit Guarantee Programs
Last October, the private sector expressed its opinions about these programs in a public setting, but FAS has been seeking the publics input for a long time.
Better Infrastructure, Bigger Sales: The Facility Guarantee Program
This programs founded on a simple premise: Once developing nations have better ports, warehouses and similar facilities, youre likely to sell them more products.
Multilateral Development Banks: Opportunities for U.S. Agriculture
These banks make loans to improve the lot of borrowing countries while create opportunties for U.S. agriculture.
Making the French Connection on Certification Standards
U.S. exporters dont have to parler franšais to understand this: French consumers value food safety and quality and are willing to pay extra for it.
U.K. Plans New Food Safety Agency
Recent anxieties about bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) have caused the British public to demand--and get--better rules governing food safety.
Saudi Arabias Taste for Honey
Saudi Arabias use of honey, deeply rooted in the Bedouin and religious culture of Saudi Arabia, is sweetening U.S. export opportunities.
1990s: High-Performance Years for U.S. Consumer Food Exports--So Far
U.S. food and beverage exports have been going one way--up--but fast-paced gains are giving way to more modest expectations.
Eric Van Chantfort
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