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

June 12, 2020
U.S. poultry meat was one of several U.S. agricultural products that received new or expanded access under the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Agreement, which was signed on January 15, 2020.
May 28, 2020
On May 19, 2020, the Philippines formally granted market access to U.S. bovine embryos, leveling the playing field for U.S. exporters vis-à-vis the competition in Australia and Canada.
May 21, 2020
On April 8, 2020 France published its fifth emergency decree banning fresh cherry imports from countries where the use of the chemical dimethoate is permitted in cherry production.
May 21, 2020
After several years of negotiations, on April 28, 2020, FAS/Brasilia received an official response from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA), approving the final language...