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

February 5, 2016
With the removal in January 2014 of a 5 CHF duty per straw, U.S. bovine genetic exports to Switzerland have been on the rise.
February 5, 2016
After two years of negotiations an agreement on the authorization of the Micro Paradox Center (walnut nursery) located in Pleasant Grove, CA to export walnut plants to Chile...
February 5, 2016
China is the world’s second largest poultry market. However, poultry exports from the United States were banned in January, 2015, due to high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks.
February 2, 2016
The GOA Ministry of Production revoked the requirement for pre-approval of labels for food and beverages by the Secretariat of Commerce.