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

March 29, 2017
On February 13, 2017, Russia notified to the WTO draft amendments to “The procedure of state sanitary-epidemiological supervision (control) at the customs border and at the customs territory....
March 27, 2017
In 2016, U.S. corn dominated the Colombian market supplying 99.6% of imports due to trade preferences in the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA).
March 24, 2017
A key element of the EU's new promotion policy called "Enjoy! It's from Europe" is the adoption of annual work programs that set out strategic priorities for promotion measures....
March 22, 2017
Given the volatility in the Russian market (e.g., the economic situation in Russia, trade restrictions, etc.), annualized dairy production and consumption remains difficult to forecast in 2015.