Market Access Issues

U.S. exporters face both tariffs and non-tariff barriers to trade, including sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and other technical barriers to trade (TBT) such as testing, certification, labeling, packaging and certification requirements.

Data & Analysis

July 12, 2018
Effective July 11, Japan reopened its market to U.S. exports of meat and meat products from sheep (including lamb) and goat for the first time in 14 years.
March 16, 2018
Peru imported ten Brown Swiss heifers from Wisconsin in January 2018. This is Peru's first live cattle import from the United States in thirty years....
January 24, 2018
Despite lower precipitation in Summer 2017, the high quality of the Canadian 2017/18 wheat crop has contributed to short supplies of wheat for feeding, as wheat growers hold their crop....
January 3, 2018
Morocco, a U.S. Free Trade Agreement partner, has been a small and declining market for U.S. food and beverages in the food service sector.