Trade Policy

FAS works with foreign governments, international organizations, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to establish international standards and rules to improve accountability and predictability for agricultural trade.

Data & Analysis

January 16, 2018
Turkey has delayed the implementation of a Product Verification Monitoring System (PVMS) for another one year.
January 15, 2018
On January 4, 2018, the European Commission published draft rules on how a food product must be labeled when the country of origin indicated on the label is different from that of its main ingredient.
January 15, 2018
On January 5, 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture issued decree No. 35/2018, renewing U.S. Fresh Foods of Plant Origin (FFPO) recognition for an additional three years.
January 11, 2018
Entering its 13th year of implementation, on January 8, 2018, Morocco published its tariff-related commitments under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement for 2018 via Circular # 5742/222....