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 31, 2019
On July 2, 2019, Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan (LY) passed an amendment lowering most favored nation (MFN) tariffs on a grouping of agricultural products mostly from Japan.
July 25, 2019
Former Northern Ireland Secretary and Brexit advocate, Theresa Villiers, has been appointed Secretary of State at USDA’s UK counterpart, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs....
July 24, 2019
On June 5, 2019, the Excise Department issued a notification on the required quality standards.
July 17, 2019
Pakistan’s purchases of imported soybeans are estimated to reach at 2.0 million metric tons (MMT) during marketing year (MY) 2018/19, 8 percent lower than last year.