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

August 24, 2015
Since last reported in GAIN, South Africa has not finalized issues related to its concerns over the trade measures that stop exports of U.S. poultry, beef, and pork.
August 24, 2015
On August 12, 2015, Kyrgyzstan officially became the fifth member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
August 20, 2015
On August 3, 2015, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) issued Circular 25/2015/TT-BCT on providing the principles of management of the import tariff quota on sugar in 2015.
August 20, 2015
With the removal in January of 2014 of a 5 CHF duty per straw, U.S. bovine genetic exports to Switzerland have been on the rise.