Trade Missions

FAS-sponsored international trade missions open doors and deliver results for U.S. exporters, giving them the opportunity to forge relationships with potential customers, gather market intelligence, and, most importantly, generate sales.

Frequently asked questions about our agricultural trade missions.

For more information, please contact trademissions@usda.gov.  

Upcoming Trade Missions

While final dates are subject to confirmation, upcoming trade missions include:
June 22-24, 2022
Trade Mission

United Kingdom – June 2022

The United Kingdom (U.K.) is the third-largest economy in Europe with a strong consumer demand for consumer-oriented foods and beverages. U.S. agricultural producers and exporters of processed products, fruit, nuts, seafood, and ethanol can join the...
July 18-21, 2022
Trade Mission

Philippines - July 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for an agricultural trade mission to Manila, Philippines, July 18-21, 2022. The mission will provide U.S. growers, producers, and exporters the opportunity to...
October 31 - November 3, 2022
Trade Mission

Kenya – October 2022

More information will be available soon. Subscribe here to receive updates about upcoming trade missions and trade shows or email trademissions@fas.usda.gov.

Past Trade Missions

February 16-21, 2022
Trade Mission

United Arab Emirates - February 2022

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) boasts a growing consumer market and has been one of the top export destinations in the Middle East region for U.S. consumer-oriented food products. U.S. agricultural exporters can join the U.S. Department of...
November 6-8, 2019
Trade Mission

Mexico - November 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) boasts a growing consumer market and has been one of the top export destinations in the Middle East region for U.S. consumer-oriented food products. U.S. agricultural exporters can join the U.S. Department of...
October 28-31, 2019
Trade Mission

West Africa – October 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will lead a trade mission to Accra, Ghana, October 28-31, seeking to unlock new export opportunities in several West African countries where strong economic growth is driving demand for imported food and farm...

Programs

Market Development Programs

Emerging Markets Program (EMP)

Funds technical assistance activities to promote exports of U.S. agricultural commodities to emerging markets worldwide.

Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports to the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to 9.8 million people. It ranks among the world’s richest in terms of per capita wealth. According to the International Monetary Fund in 2020, the UAE had a gross domestic product (GDP) of $421 billion, and a per capita spending level in line with that of developed economies, $35,000.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Philippines: FAIRS Country Report

This report outlines Philippine government requirements for the importation of food and agricultural products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Algeria: Exporter Guide

Agriculture remains a priority sector for the Government of Algeria in its efforts to diversify the economy and attract foreign and domestic investment outside the energy sector.

News and Features

USDA)is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for an agricultural trade mission to Manila, Philippines, July 18-21, 2022.
USDA will host a trade mission to the United Kingdom June 22-24. Exporters interested in participating must apply by April 8.
The recent USDA trade mission to Dubai included site visits to local importers and agribusinesses. Among them was the world's largest camel-milking farm, which uses California-grown feed.

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