Trade Policy

FAS works with foreign governments, international organizations, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to establish international standards and rules to improve accountability and predictability for agricultural trade.

Data & Analysis

February 16, 2018
Central America’s Northern Triangle – which includes El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – offers significant market opportunities for exporters of U.S. farm and food products.
February 9, 2018
In December 2017, the European Commission published a "roadmap" outlining its intention to prepare legal acts needed for EU accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement....
February 9, 2018
On January 7, 2018, the Algerian Government issued a decree temporarily suspending 851 products, of which 576 are agricultural.
February 5, 2018
On January 26, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) announced its intention to import 13,000 metric tons (MT) of butter and 27,000 MT of non-fat dry milk (NFDM) by March 2019.