Volume XII, No. 4
Agricultural Trade Offices:
An Exporter's Lifeline
From Tokyo to Mexico, FAS' Agricultural Trade Offices provide many useful services for exporters. Here, some of them discuss their work and how it relates to U.S. trade.
U.S. Pulses Have Potential in India
One man's snack is another man's sustenance when it comes to pulses. The United States has quality advantages in dried pea and lentil production. But is quality king?
The Humble Pardina Brings U.S. Profits
A lentil in the limelight, the pardina is small, grey and plain-true to its name in Spanish. But it is opening markets in Spain-and perhaps India.
Diets Around the World: How the Menu Varies
People may think globally, but we still eat locally. Here's a look at how diets differ around the world.
Elks: A Trade Trend Worth Noticing
A male elk can be a cash cow. His antlers can be harvested annually and sold to buyers in Asia and the United States.
Virtual, Yet Satisfying: High-Tech Wine Tasting in Italy
A California winery sells its product to top hotel and restaurant owners in Rome via a digital connection.
U.S. Exports Affected by Japan's New Recycling Law
Heads up! You may now be required to take recycling charges into account when you export packaged goods to Japan.
Eric Van Chantfort
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