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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Korea: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides minimal updates compared to the previous year’s report.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Growing Markets for U.S. Agricultural Exports: Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma

Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma (Myanmar) are part of the fastest developing region in the world and account for roughly 221 million of Southeast Asia’s population.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

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 June 24, 2019, President Putin signed decree No. 293 extending Russia’s ban on the import of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....
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....
Minister of Agriculture Kátia Abreu discussed expanding beef, poultry, dairy, fruit, and wheat trade with Russia, Myanmar, Japan, South Africa, and Argentina.
As part of its accession to the Eurasian Economic Union [1] (EAEU), Armenia has committed to eventually adopt the unified tariff schedule of the EAEU
International Agricultural Trade Report

Russia Bans Key U.S. Agricultural Exports

On August 6, 2014, Russia issued an order banning certain agricultural imports from the United States, the EU-28, Canada, Australia, and Norway for one year.