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,
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)

Vietnam: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides an overview of the health and quarantine certificates needed for exporting food and agricultural products to Vietnam.
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: Exporter Guide

Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
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Japan: Japan to Eliminate WTO Beef and Pork Safeguards

Effective April 1, 2020, Japan will no longer apply the beef special safeguard and pork safeguard to imported products from member countries of the World Trade Organization.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Following seven consecutive years of growth, Japan’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) food service industry achieved record sales of ¥33.1 trillion ($299.8 billion) in 2018.
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.
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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 May 31, Japan’s Ministry of Finance announced the safeguard (SG) trigger levels for beef and pork for the fourth quarter of Japanese Fiscal Year 2019 (January 2020-March 2020).