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 21, 2017
Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) published “Official Resolution # 6705 of 2017” which removes the phytosanitary measures for the transportation of imported paddy rice coming from the U.S.
April 26, 2017
On March 22, 2017, the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced it has suspended meat imports from establishments suspected to be involved in the Brazil meat scandal.
January 4, 2017
Please see the 2016 Exporter Guide.
January 4, 2017
Please see the 2016 Exporter Guide.