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,
The significant rise of dog- and cat-owning households in East Asia presents an opportunity to increase the U.S. exports of pet food.
International Agricultural Trade Report

U.S. Sorghum Prices Rally with China’s Return to the Market

China’s announcement of tariff exclusions following the Phase One agreement had an immediate impact on U.S. sorghum exports mainly because of the sheer volume China purchases and its effect on prices.
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.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

On December 8, 2017, Japan and the European Union (EU) announced the finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
International Agricultural Trade Report

U.S. Processed Food Exports: Growth & Outlook

Exports of high-value, processed food products have been a significant contributor to the strongest five-year period for agricultural exports in U.S. history.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Strong Start for 2012 DDG Exports Follows Record Shipments in 2011

Production of distillers dried grains (DDG) has soared in recent years as ethanol production has grown.