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

January 17, 2017
The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DAHDF) notified the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for traceability of imported bovine germplasm including semen, embryos and bulls.
January 17, 2017
Over the past decade the U.S.–EU agricultural trade deficit has gradually increased from $7 billion in 2005 to $12 billion in 2015.
January 11, 2017
On January 1, 2017, Malta took over the rotating EU Presidency. This report provides an overview of the Maltese Presidency's priorities for the next six months.
January 11, 2017
The Dominican Republic is scheduling the import of Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs) established under the CAFTA-DR for rice and powdered milk for Calendar Year 2017 (CY17).