NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada entered into force on January 1, 1994. NAFTA created the world's largest free trade area and trade between the United States and its NAFTA partners has soared since the agreement was implemented.

NAFTA Agriculture Fact Sheet (September 2008)

Detailed information about this and other free trade agreements is available from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Data & Analysis

May 6, 2014
Exports of high-value, processed food products have been a significant contributor to the strongest five-year period for agricultural exports in U.S. history.
March 13, 2014
The U.S-Mexico ag trade relationship is broad and deep, with opportunities to further integrate our rural economies while supplying desired products to consumers in both countries year-round.
November 28, 2013
The U.S. remains the leading provider of deciduous fruit to Mexico, as local production is not sufficient to address domestic demand.