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

A Review of U.S. Tariff Rate Quotas for Beef Imports

The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Processed Product Spotlight: Confectionery

Young, urban consumers in emerging markets with rising disposable incomes helped propel global imports of confectionery products to $21 billion in calendar year 2013.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Processed Product Spotlight: Chocolate Candy

While trade in chocolate confectionery remains small relative to overall demand, U.S. exporters are finding opportunities in both developed and emerging markets around the globe.