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

October 24, 2018
Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) has notified FAS that they will be accepting NOAA Certification for U.S. origin (grown and caught) seafood exported to El Salvador.
October 11, 2018
In 2018, the United States and Morocco negotiated terms for U.S. poultry market access, which could be an opportunity for U.S. exporters to target the food service sector.
August 9, 2018
Update on Kuwait bans on U.S. food products.
August 1, 2018
On June 21, 2018, Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) confirmed acceptance of a USDA-proposed Veterinary Health Certificate for the export of cattle from the United States.