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

July 20, 2017
On July 18, 2017, the European Commission published Implementing Regulation 2017/1329 removing the certificate of origin requirement to access a U.S. specific tariff quota for food supplements....
July 18, 2017
On July 1, 2017, Estonia took over the rotating EU Council presidency.
July 14, 2017
On June 14, 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that plant-based products cannot be labeled with dairy names such as "milk" or "butter" even if the plant origin is clearly indicated....
July 13, 2017
On February 2, 2017, the European Commission launched a consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in order to better understand where the current policy can be simplified....