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

January 22, 2015
The European Parliament ruled that each Member State (MS) will be able to decide the use of GMOs in their territories.
December 12, 2014
The Korea - Australia FTA will go into effect on December 12, 2014. The first year of this FTA will cover the period December 12-31, 2014.
November 18, 2014
U.S. agricultural exports to Southeast Asia have experienced extremely rapid growth in recent years and, in FY 2014, they climbed to a record $11.5 billion – up 11 percent from FY 2013.
November 6, 2014
FAS Berlin brought a speaker presenting on the U.S. food safety system and policy to a T-TIP workshop in Germany.