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

April 16, 2019
U.S. oranges coming into Korea from September 1- February 28 do so under a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) negotiated under the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).
April 11, 2019
Opportunities for U.S. agricultural products abound in Colombia after the implementation of the U.S.- Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA).
April 4, 2019
The U.S.–Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA) celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 1, 2019.
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....