The North American Free Trade Agreement among the United States, Canada, and Mexico entered into force on January 1, 1994, creating the world's largest free trade area. Since NAFTA's implementation, trade between the United States and its NAFTA partners has soared. Canada and Mexico consistently rank among the top markets for U.S. food and agricultural products.

NAFTA Agriculture Fact Sheet (September 2008)

Detailed information about this and other free trade agreements is available from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Data & Analysis

October 31, 2017
Mexico continues to support expansion of the dairy sector through government programs, private sector commitments, improved genetics and technology.
June 25, 2017
Bar chart comparing percentage of market share for agricultural exports between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
May 15, 2017
Column chart comparing the change in value of U.S. agricultural exports before and after key trade agreements.
May 3, 2017
Line graph showing the growth of U.S. agricultural exports and imports in the context of international free trade agreements.