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October 19, 2018
In 2017, Japan was the 6th largest market in the world for U.S. hardwood exports valued at $63 million.
September 25, 2018
On September 20, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) invited public comments on a draft amendment to the notification concerning cross laminate timber....
September 25, 2018
On September 18, 2018, China’s State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that it would start enforcing additional import tariffs on U.S. products exported to China....
September 17, 2018
For the first time in a decade, direct flights to the United States from Northeastern China will be possible.
August 7, 2018
As China’s middle class continues to expand, China’s demand for U.S. hardwood lumber for furniture interior products continues to soar, especially in Northeast China.
July 26, 2018
On July 12, 2018, Guatemala announced new phytosanitary requirements for U.S. non-processed agricultural goods that will allow many more U.S. agricultural products to enter the market.
July 12, 2018
This report provides an unofficial translation of Appendix-3 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) Circular 24/2017/TT-BNNPTNT, dated November 15, 2017....
July 5, 2018
The development of the biofuels sector remains a low priority for the Russian government whose agricultural programs are largely focused on “import substitution” and export support programs.
July 3, 2018
On June 19, 2018, China’s Ministry of Finance announced that as part of the Second Amendment to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement, China will reduce tariffs on imports of a number of products....
June 20, 2018
Korea has an active greenhouse farming culture, accounting for about 12 percent of agricultural output by value.
June 11, 2018
Feed production continues to expand in South China…Upcoming opportunities for U.S. exporters to meet with food ingredient importers…ATO Guangzhou organized a large USDA Agribusiness Trade Mission....
May 4, 2018
South China rice imports steadily rise…Upcoming opportunities for U.S. exporters to meet with a wide range of South China importers....
April 26, 2018
On April 20, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) invited public comments on revised Japan Agricultural Standards (JAS) for sawn lumber and Cross Laminated Timber....
April 24, 2018
In the second of its ongoing “Friends of the ATO” series of seminars, ATO staff hosted business leaders from throughout Northeast China to discuss the U.S.-China wood market outlook....
March 20, 2018
FAS Jakarta provided assistance to a local importer to release a detained shipment of U.S. hardwood lumber.
March 13, 2018
Chile presents market opportunities for U.S. wood products in the construction, wine, and salmon industries.
February 6, 2018
South China’s Agricultural Imports Reach New Record…Upcoming opportunities for U.S. exporters to meet with South China wood product and bakery ingredient importers…
February 1, 2018
On December 26, 2017, Korea issued an updated list of adjustment tariffs and voluntary tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for certain agricultural, forestry and fishery products....
January 24, 2018
Sections Updated: Section I. List of all Export Certificates Required by Government and Section II. Purpose of Specific Export Certificate (s), Section V. Other Certification/Accreditation....
January 24, 2018
ATO Shenyang successfully conducted nine market promotion and development activities on corn, fruit, HRI, lumber, meat and seafood in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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