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

April 25, 2018
On April 11, 2018, the European Commission published a proposal to amend the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive to answer Member States’ demand for tools to tackle dual quality of foodstuff....
April 19, 2018
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published the final notification on its Alcoholic Beverage Standards in the Official Gazette of India on April 5, 2018.
April 18, 2018
On April 12, 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a Directive on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain.
April 17, 2018
On December 8, 2017, Japan and the European Union (EU) announced the finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).