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

April 25, 2016
The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
March 16, 2016
Graphic illustrating the growth of U.S. agricultural and related product exports to Chile between 2000 - 2015.
March 14, 2016
Graphic illustrating the growth of U.S. agricultural and related product exports to Peru between 2000 - 2015.
March 4, 2016
South America is one of the fastest-growing world regions for exports of U.S. farm and food products, and Chile and Peru are among the most rapidly growing markets in the region.