Horticulture Industry Takes Advantage of the Export Toolbox
Here's a look at the
FAS toolbox of programs to help promote U.S. agricultural exports, and successes
the U.S. horticultural industry has scored by using them.
U.S. Horticultural Trade in the Big Picture
This article and
charts give the reader an overview of how U.S. horticultural trade is faring
overall and in specific markets, as well as an explanation of what the U.S.
horticultural industry stands to gain from trade agreements.
Horticultural Trade With NAFTA Partners Continue to Expand
Since passage of
NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) in 1994, fruit and vegetable
exporters and consumers have benefited from lower tariffs, greater consumer
choice and a more transparent business environment. But vigilance is needed to
ensure that NAFTA keeps working.
Is Playing a Growing Role in Global Vegetable Trade
With trade agreements
requiring greater market reform and less government support, Chinese
farmers are diversifying crops to gain greater profits. They are cultivating
more vegetables, becoming competitors on the export scene. But with its
burgeoning economy and more open trade environment , China holds opportunities
for U.S. vegetable suppliers as well.
Taste for U.S. Fruits
Here's a synopsis of how U.S. fruit
trade flows could change in the wake of Taiwan's accession to the World Trade
Organization , and what roles up-and-coming competitors, such as China, are
likely to play in the near future.
Asparagus and Strawberries Make Gains on Taiwan and in Japan
While neither stormy
seas nor all smooth sailing, the world's awash in opportunities for
producers and exporters of U.S. fish and seafood. This two-page spread charts
salient features of world and U.S. fisheries and trade.
Image for U.S. Potatoes in Japan Means New Growth Opportunities
Where do you go from
up? When the volume of U.S. potato exports to Japan peaked in 1999, the United
States Potato Board pioneered a new product and innovative applications for this
unassuming yet versatile vegetable.
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Volume XV, No. 2
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Foreign Agricultural Service
Priscilla B. Glynn
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