Trade Agreements

The United States has free trade agreements with 20 countries. These include 12 bilateral agreements and 2 multilateral agreements (NAFTA and CAFTA-DR). These agreements create opportunities to increase U.S. agricultural sales internationally, stripping away barriers to trade, eliminating tariffs, opening markets and promoting investment and economic growth.

Trade Agreements and U.S. Agriculture (USDA Office of the Chief Economist)

Data & Analysis

April 13, 2018
The value of Panama’s food processing ingredients market is valued at $110 million annually with U.S. products holding 60 percent of the market share.
March 28, 2018
Opportunities for U.S. agricultural products abound in Colombia after implementation of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA).
March 28, 2018
The Dominican Republic’s food processing industry was valued at $2.6 billion in 2016, with an additional $723 million for processed beverages and tobacco.
March 21, 2018
The United States is the main sourcing option for Colombian importers of corn and rice.