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.
While final dates are subject to confirmation, planned USDA trade missions for 2019 are:
  • Taiwan (Taipei), April 22-25
  • Colombia (Bogota), June 4-7  (to include buyers from Panama)
  • Canada (Montreal and Toronto), September 3-6
  • Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City), October 14-17 (to include buyers from Burma and Thailand)
  • Kenya (Nairobi), October 28-31 (to include buyers from Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda)
  • Mexico (Mexico City), November 5-8
  • United Kingdom (London), TBD

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Data & Analysis

April 8, 2019
Taiwan is an important trading partner and offers many opportunities for sales of U.S. food and agricultural products.
February 26, 2019
This report is an annual update of the food import standards and enforcement mechanisms in Colombia.
February 22, 2019
In 2017, total Colombian food and agricultural imports were valued at $5.5 billion.
February 19, 2019
The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently amended the rectifiable labeling list for imported alcoholic beverages.