Trade Agreements

The United States has free trade agreements with 20 countries. These include 12 bilateral agreements and 2 multilateral agreements (NAFTA and CAFTA-DR). These agreements create opportunities to increase U.S. agricultural sales internationally, stripping away barriers to trade, eliminating tariffs, opening markets and promoting investment and economic growth.

U.S. Agriculture Benefits from Trade Agreements

Trade Agreements and U.S. Agriculture (USDA Office of the Chief Economist)

Data & Analysis

August 7, 2015
On July 14 Canada concluded free trade negotiations with Ukraine.
August 3, 2015
Australia is a leading international exporter of live cattle and Indonesia has been its main market for over two decades.
July 13, 2015
African leaders launched the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) at the June 2015 African Union summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The target date for finishing CFTA negotiations is 2017.
July 1, 2015
The Australia-China Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has now been signed and the detailed text released.