Trade Policy

FAS works with foreign governments, international organizations, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to establish international standards and rules to improve accountability and predictability for agricultural trade.

Data & Analysis

June 24, 2016
Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) help expand foreign markets for U.S. producers and exporters by reducing trade barriers, fostering a more stable and transparent environment for trade and investment...
June 22, 2016
The German government has highlighted that TTIP will not undermine food safety standards and that American exporters have to meet European regulations.
June 21, 2016
Graphic illustrating the growth of U.S. agricultural exports in response to trade agreements over the past 70 years.
May 24, 2016
The Philippines and Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland – signed a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on April 28, 2016.