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

February 15, 2019
Effective December 21, 2018, Tunisia repealed its ban on import financing for select imported consumer goods it deemed as “non-essential,” which earlier came into effect October 27, 2017....
February 14, 2019
On December 31, 2018, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) issued a trade notice extending the quantitative restrictions on all peas....
February 14, 2019
On January 29, 2019, the Government of India’s (GOI) Ministry of Finance (MOF) deferred the implementation date of an increase in the basic custom duty (BCD) on several U.S. agricultural products....
February 13, 2019
Egypt media reports highlight that record high temperatures during the 2018 summer hit Europe’s potato production particularly hard.