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

April 2, 2019
Japan’s vegetable oil and protein feed markets began to show signs of slowing in market year (MY) 2017/18, but low soybean prices and a drop in world rapeseed prices in 2018 helped Japan’s....
March 22, 2019
The Salvadoran Central Bank (BCR) announced the launching of an online import permit system for food and beverage products.
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.