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

Polish Minister of Agriculture strongly criticized the decision of the EC suspending support to the EU producers of fruit and vegetables affected by the Russian ban on imports of agricultural products
As part of the negotiating process of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the EU requested that names of certain products be protected on the basis of their geographical indications (GIs).
This report contains summaries of relevant decisions and documents from the Russia-Kazakhstan- Belarus Customs Union (CU) meetings, published between July 12 and August 28, 2014 that impact CU policy.
South African Minister of Health issued a Government Notice (R429) inviting comments on the proposed amendments to the regulations relating to the labeling and advertising of foods.