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

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.
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....