Exporting

Whether you're new to exporting or your company has been in the business for years, find out how FAS and its partners can help you build markets for your products around the globe.

FAS offers a variety of services and programs that help U.S. agricultural exporters succeed in the global marketplace. From facilitating relationships with potential foreign buyers, to identifying exciting new market prospects, to providing technical and financial assistance, FAS’s resources and expertise link U.S. agriculture to a world of opportunities.

Programs

Market Development Programs

Market Access Program (MAP)

Helps finance activities to market and promote U.S. agricultural commodities and products worldwide.
Guarantees repayment when U.S. banks extend credit to foreign banks to finance sales of U.S. agricultural products.

Data and Analysis

Hong Kong is revising its residue limits for heavy metals and pesticides in Chinese herbal medicines in adherence with China’s Pharmacopoeia (2020 Edition). Effective December 31, 2023, ginseng products will be subject to revised limits on heavy metals. Stricter limits for DDT (pesticides) will be conducted in two phases starting December 31, 2026.
In 2021, Taiwan was the sixth largest export market for U.S. food and agricultural products, valued over $3.78 billion. Imported food and agricultural products must comply with a range of laws designed to protect human health and prevent the introduction of animal and plant pests or diseases.
This report lists major export certificates required by the Taiwan government to export food and agricultural products to Taiwan. For more information on import requirements, see the Taiwan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report.

News and Features

December 5, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China

Private exporters reported sales of 130,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/2023.
USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is tapping into the uniting experiences of food and sports by shining a spotlight on high-quality, safe, delicious, and sustainably produced U.S. foods during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, underway in Qatar.
November 30, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to China

Private exporters reported sales of 136,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/2023.

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