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Agricultural Exports Finish Strong in FY 2017
November 15, 2017
U.S. farm and food exports climbed eight percent in FY 2017, reaching the third-highest level on record.
Farm Exports Surge in FY 2017
August 31, 2017
Infographic illustrating the increase in farm exports in FY 2017 to $139.8 billion
U.S. Agricultural Exports Pre- and Post- Trade Agreements
May 15, 2017
Column chart comparing the change in value of U.S. agricultural exports before and after key trade agreements.
Infographic: U.S. Agricultural Exports, FY 2016
November 29, 2016
Infographic highlighting the total exports, top destinations and top commodities for U.S. agricultural exports in 2016.
Spotlight on Guatemala as Trade Flourishes Under CAFTA-DR
August 22, 2016
Since the United States entered into the CAFTA-DR trade agreement, U.S. agricultural exports to the six CAFTA-DR countries have more than doubled.
Free Trade Agreements and U.S. Agriculture
June 24, 2016
Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) help expand foreign markets for U.S. producers and exporters by reducing trade barriers, fostering a more stable and transparent environment for trade and investment...
Trade Agreements Create Opportunities for U.S. Agriculture
June 21, 2016
Graphic illustrating the growth of U.S. agricultural exports in response to trade agreements over the past 70 years.
2015 Top Export Customers - #1 Canada
June 17, 2016
Graphic illustrating the total export of U.S. agricultural products to Canada, including the total value and top 5 commodities.
2015 Top Export Customers - #3 Mexico
June 13, 2016
Graphic illustrating the total export of U.S. agricultural products to Mexico, including the total value and top 5 commodities.
U.S. Agricultural and Related Product Exports to Chile, 2000-2015
March 16, 2016
Graphic illustrating the growth of U.S. agricultural and related product exports to Chile between 2000 - 2015.
U.S. Agricultural and Related Product Exports to Peru, 2000-2015
March 14, 2016
Graphic illustrating the growth of U.S. agricultural and related product exports to Peru between 2000 - 2015.
Growing Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exporters in Chile and Peru
March 4, 2016
South America is one of the fastest-growing world regions for exports of U.S. farm and food products, and Chile and Peru are among the most rapidly growing markets in the region.
French Fries Dominate U.S. Potato Exports
December 16, 2015
Infographic exploring the growth of U.S. potato products exports over the last 10 years.
Colombia: Impact of Free Trade Agreements on Trade and Food Prices
May 18, 2015
FAS/Colombia is writing a series of reports on the opportunities and challenges for agriculture under the Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA), which went into force in May 2012.
Free Trade Agreements Boost U.S. Farm Exports to South America
May 15, 2015
U.S. agricultural exports to South America nearly doubled in the past four years, reaching a record of more than $8 billion in calendar year 2014.
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.
CAFTA-DR Free Trade Agreement
October 25, 2010
With implementation of the CAFTA-DR agreement, U.S. agricultural exports to the region have surged and continued growth is expected.