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United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Pays Dividends to American Farmers and Exporters
May 28, 2019
Taiwan is an important trading partner and offers many opportunities for sales of U.S. food and agricultural products.
Mexico: The Phasing In Of Mexican Retaliatory Tariffs
July 16, 2018
On Thursday, July 5, 2018, Mexico continued to phase in their retaliatory tariffs in response to U.S. Section 232 action.
Mexico: Mexico Applies Tariffs in Retaliation to Section 232
June 8, 2018
In response to U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum, Mexico announced tariffs on $3.6 billion worth of U.S. agricultural products effective immediately.
Mexico: Mexico Modifies TRQs for Five Agricultural Products
January 24, 2018
On December 26, 2017, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (“Diario Oficial” – DOF) three announcements modifying tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for five products.
Ecuador: Ecuador Rolls Out New Protectionist Customs Control Service Fees
December 4, 2017
The Government of Ecuador has announced several new trade measures that, while framed as a way to curb smuggling and tax fraud, also appear to be protectionist in nature.
Infographic: U.S. Agricultural Exports to Panama, 2016
November 30, 2017
Infographic showing U.S. agricultural exports to Panama in 2016. Total U.S. agricultural exports reached $670 million.
U.S. Agricultural Exports to Colombia, 2002-2016
November 28, 2017
Line graphic illustrating the effects of the U.S. - Colombia free trade agreement which went into effect in 2012.
Infographic: U.S. Agricultural Exports to Colombia, 2016
November 27, 2017
Infographic showing U.S. agricultural exports to Colombia in 2016. Total U.S. agricultural exports reached $2.4 billion.
Mexico: Comment Period Open for Proposed Beef Grading System
October 31, 2017
On October 20, 2017, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fishery and Food (SAGARPA) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (Diario Oficial de la Federación)....
Mexico: Mexico Proposes a Beef Grading System
October 23, 2017
On October 9, 2017, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fishery and Food (SAGARPA) posted on its website a draft regulation (known in Mexico as a NOM)....
U.S. Agricultural Export Opportunities in Brazil
September 1, 2017
Brazil’s consumers have a budding appetite for higher-value food products as the country’s economy recovers from a historic recession and its middle class grows.
Argentina: Government Modifies Export Rebates to Bolster ValueAdded Products
February 8, 2017
On December 30th, 2016, the government of Argentina modified export rebates for a wide range of high value and value-added agricultural products to support regional rural economies...
Venezuela: Temporary Zero Tariffs for Agricultural Products and Live Animals
November 11, 2016
On October 27, 2016, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV) temporarily (one year) eliminated import tariffs and value added taxes for scarce agricultural products...
A Review of U.S. Tariff Rate Quotas for Beef Imports
April 25, 2016
The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
Canada: Canada Concludes FTA Negotiations with Ukraine
August 7, 2015
On July 14 Canada concluded free trade negotiations with Ukraine.
Brazil: Agriculture Minister Optimizes Trade Opportunities
August 6, 2015
Minister of Agriculture Kátia Abreu discussed expanding beef, poultry, dairy, fruit, and wheat trade with Russia, Myanmar, Japan, South Africa, and Argentina.
Peru: U.S. Live Cattle Market Access in Peru
July 22, 2015
On July 15, 2015, Peru’s Chief Veterinary Officer in SENASA approved the Health Certificate for the import of U.S. live cattle into Peru.
Central America and the Caribbean: Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports
March 30, 2015
Central America and the Caribbean, with their close geographical and economic ties to the United States, have always been an important market for U.S. agricultural exports.
U.S. and Mexico: Broad and Deep Agricultural Trade Relationship
March 13, 2014
The U.S-Mexico ag trade relationship is broad and deep, with opportunities to further integrate our rural economies while supplying desired products to consumers in both countries year-round.