Market Access Issues

U.S. exporters face both tariffs and non-tariff barriers to trade, including sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and other technical barriers to trade (TBT) such as testing, certification, labeling, packaging and certification requirements.

Data & Analysis

February 18, 2015
On January 29, 2015, the government of Angola revoked import licenses for 25 agricultural products including poultry, effectively blocking imports of these products for an unspecified duration.
February 18, 2015
United States exporters of agricultural products to South Africa, especially meat exporters, face both tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade.
November 11, 2014
Australian policies on agriculture are currently being reviewed by the federal government and a White Paper is set for completion in 2015 in order to provide a new policy platform for the sector.
October 14, 2014
On October 6th, 2014 Russia imposed a ban on re-export of plant products from Poland to Russia.