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November 8, 2019
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....
October 29, 2019
Mexico is the second-largest export market of agricultural products from the United States. Over the last decade, U.S. agricultural exports to Mexico grew 48 percent to $19.1 billion.
August 29, 2019
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.
August 28, 2019
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.
May 30, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
May 17, 2019
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....
May 8, 2019
In 2018, U.S. agricultural and related products exported to Belize reached a record $61.1 million.
May 7, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
April 1, 2019
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
March 15, 2019
China’s food regulatory regime continues to evolve. In 2017, China issued numerous new regulations and measures to reflect the requirements introduced under the 2015 Food Safety Law.
February 14, 2019
The production area of genetically engineered (GE) corn, soybean and cotton in South Africa is estimated at around 2.7 million hectares.
June 6, 2018
On May 31, 2018, Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Foodstuffs (SAGARPA) announced in the Mexican Federal Register....
May 30, 2018
Graphic showing the percentage of U.S. agricultural production which is exported overseas. All told, more than 20 percent of U.S. agriculture is exported.
April 4, 2018
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....
March 29, 2018
Pakistan continues to make significant progress towards implementing a full-fledged biotechnology and seed regulatory structure that is expected to facilitate the introduction of new seed....
March 23, 2018
Bar graph showing the top U.S. agricultural exports in 2017. Soybeans was the highest at $21.6 billion, followed by corn and tree nuts.
December 30, 2017
Brazil is the second largest producer of biotech crops in the world.
December 19, 2017
Several categories of U.S. food and agricultural exports to South Korea saw significant growth in fiscal year 2017 (Oct/Sept).
December 1, 2017
Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns...
November 15, 2017
U.S. farm and food exports climbed eight percent in FY 2017, reaching the third-highest level on record.

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