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February 18, 2021
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
February 12, 2021
Infographic detailing some of the FAS 2018 accomplishments in the areas of trade policy, market development, and trade capacity building.
February 9, 2021
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in cotton.
February 9, 2021
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
January 22, 2021
South Asia, which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, accounts for 24 percent of the world’s population, with 1.84 billion people in 2019.
January 21, 2021
On December 23, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced its annual tariff adjustment plan that sets tentative import and export tariff rates for select tariff lines in 2021.
December 4, 2020
MY2020/21 cotton imports are expected to rise slightly after a large drop in MY2019/20.
December 3, 2020
In marketing year (MY) 20/21 (August-July), China’s cotton consumption and cotton imports are projected to recover to 8.1 million metric tons (MMT) and 2 MMT respectively...
December 1, 2020
Due to COVID-19, Vietnam’s cotton imports dropped 7 percent in marketing year (MY) 2019/2020, to 6.47 million bales [or 1.41 million metric tons (MMT)].
November 27, 2020
Indonesia cotton consumption for 2019/20 has declined to a 10-year low of 2.4 million bales due to weaker domestic and overseas demand related to COVID-19.
October 20, 2020
Indonesia’s once booming textile and garment industries have faced enormous challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 13, 2020
On August 27, 2020 China issued Determination of Choline in Foods and Dairy Products for Infants and Young Children (Draft for comments).
September 29, 2020
While trade tensions and China’s retaliatory tariffs slashed U.S. agricultural exports to China in 2018 and 2019,
September 2, 2020
In marketing year (MY) 20/21 (August/July), China’s cotton consumption and cotton imports are projected to recover to 8 million metric tons (MMT) and 1.96 MMT respectively...
July 22, 2020
The 2019 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world and the United States’ primary trading partners.
April 13, 2020
On March 26, 2020, China Customs (GACC) published Announcement No. 43 on Adjusting the Supervision of Imported Cotton, eliminating the requirement for quality inspection of all imported cotton...
April 9, 2020
China’s marketing year (MY) 20/21 cotton production is forecast at 5.95 million metric tons (MMT) compared to an estimated 5.9 MMT in MY19/20, based on a slight acreage decline and a return...
April 7, 2020
Due to the global economic slowdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and declining domestic consumer spending, Indonesia’s consumption and imports of cotton are forecast to decline five percent...
April 6, 2020
Post estimates Vietnam’s cotton imports for marketing year (MY) 2019/2020 down to 1.28 million metric tons (MMT), or 5.90 million bales, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
April 6, 2020
MY2020/21 cotton imports are expected to grow at a slow pace in anticipation of weak or no economic recovery. MY2019/20 cotton imports reduce sharply due to an economic downturn caused by the COVID-19