International Agricultural Trade Report

China: Evolving Demand in the World’s Largest Agricultural Import Market

While trade tensions and China’s retaliatory tariffs slashed U.S. agricultural exports to China in 2018 and 2019,
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
International Agricultural Trade Report

United States Agricultural Exports to Japan Remain Promising

There is an array of opportunities for U.S. agricultural exporters in Japan, though its unique culture and regulatory environment present challenges.
On April 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) separately announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent....
On October 27, 2016, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV) temporarily (one year) eliminated import tariffs and value added taxes for scarce agricultural products...
International Agricultural Trade Report

EU Agricultural Exports, Trade Surplus with U.S. Reach Record Levels in 2015

While the United States had a $16 billion agricultural trade surplus with the rest of the world in 2015, it ran a record $12 billion trade deficit in farm and food products with the European Union.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Korea: Korea - Canada Free Trade Agreement

he Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreement entered into effect on January 1, 2015. Korea’s total trade volume with Canada amounted to 10 billion U.S. dollars in 2014.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Central America and the Caribbean: Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports

Central America and the Caribbean, with their close geographical and economic ties to the United States, have always been an important market for U.S. agricultural exports.
The U.S-Mexico ag trade relationship is broad and deep, with opportunities to further integrate our rural economies while supplying desired products to consumers in both countries year-round.