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

June 20, 2018
On June 12, 2018, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) published an official notice issuing 800,000 tons in additional cotton import quotas subject to a sliding duty.
June 20, 2018
China’s food regulatory regime continues to evolve. In 2017, China issued numerous new regulations and measures to reflect the requirements introduced under the 2015 Food Safety Law.
June 18, 2018
The Kazakhstan Ministry of Agriculture has moved forward with a new National Program to develop the country’s livestock and meat sectors.
June 13, 2018
On May 3, 2018, the Central Bank of Egypt amended their requirements on transfer of import documents.