Trade Agreements

The United States has free trade agreements with 20 countries. These include 12 bilateral agreements and 2 multilateral agreements (NAFTA and CAFTA-DR). These agreements create opportunities to increase U.S. agricultural sales internationally, stripping away barriers to trade, eliminating tariffs, opening markets and promoting investment and economic growth.

Trade Agreements and U.S. Agriculture (USDA Office of the Chief Economist)

Data & Analysis

July 5, 2019
Production for Marketing Year (MY) 2020 is forecast at 2.02 million metric tons (MT), 1 percent above MY2019: a slight increase in area but yields continue at a very low 2.05 MT per hectare (Ha).
June 27, 2019
Panama’s food processing ingredients market is valued at $110 million annually with U.S. products holding 60 percent of the market share.
June 10, 2019
Infographic looking at U.S. agricultural trade with Panama which saw $683 million in agricultural exports from the U.S. in 2018.
May 28, 2019
Taiwan is an important trading partner and offers many opportunities for sales of U.S. food and agricultural products.