On December 18, 2020, the European Commission published a Regulation eliminating EU customs duties for fresh and frozen lobsters from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2025.
International Agricultural Trade Report

EU-MERCOSUR Trade Agreement: A Preliminary Analysis

On June 28, 2019, the European Union became the first major partner to strike a trade agreement with the Southern Common Market (or MERCOSUR) countries of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Free Trade Agreements and U.S. Agriculture

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) help expand foreign markets for U.S. producers and exporters by reducing trade barriers, fostering a more stable and transparent environment for trade and investment...
International Agricultural Trade Report

U.S. Processed Food Exports: Growth & Outlook

Exports of high-value, processed food products have been a significant contributor to the strongest five-year period for agricultural exports in U.S. history.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Agricultural Exports to the European Union: Opportunities and Challenges

The ability of U.S. agricultural and food exporters to penetrate the growing EU market is constrained by tariff and non-tariff trade barriers and increased global competition.