Trade Negotiations

FAS partners with other U.S. government agencies and the private sector in a coordinated effort to negotiate trade agreements, establish transparent and science-based trading standards, and eliminate trade barriers. FAS also receives and responds to World Trade Organization (WTO) notifications from foreign countries on sanitary, phytosanitary and technical measures that affect agricultural trade.

Data & Analysis

August 7, 2020
Australia reached a partial settlement with Canada on its World Trade Organization dispute over Canadian federal and provincial wine measures.
July 1, 2020
Infographic looking at the agricultural trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The U.S. exported nearly $40 billion in agriculture to these two countries in 2018.
January 16, 2020
Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
January 7, 2020
This report is an overview and update of Japan’s food and agricultural import regulations and standards (FAIRS) for U.S. agricultural exports to Japan.