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.

U.S. Agriculture Benefits from Trade Agreements

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

Data & Analysis

January 5, 2018
The value of Panama’s food processing ingredients market is estimated at $110 million per year with U.S. products holding 60 percent of the market share.
January 2, 2018
A free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union (EU) and a rapidly closing Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) arrangement will lead to increased market....
January 2, 2018
The Dominican Republic’s food processing industry is valued at $2.6 billion, with an additional $723 million for processed beverages and tobacco.
January 2, 2018
Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) negotiations have now been concluded and the detailed text will be released once the agreement has been signed.