Economic and Food Security Impact of Agricultural Input Reduction Under the European Union Green Deal’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity StrategiesPamela Ngqinani
BY JAYSON BECKMAN, MAROS IVANIC, JEREMY JELLIFFE, FELIX BAQUEDANO, AND SARA SCOTT The European Commission has proposed strategies that would impose restrictions on EU agriculture through targeted reductions in the use of land, antimicrobials, fertilizers, and pesticides. We perform a range of policy simulations to examine the economic implications of several of the proposed targets, finding reduction in global agriculture production, higher prices, less trade,...
Export Sales Announcements
Partnering to Promote U.S. Beef to Growing Indonesian MarketUSDA
U.S. beef exports to Indonesia reached a record $53.7 million in 2017, up 37 percent from the previous year, thanks in large part to policy changes advocated by FAS that have made it easier for U.S. exporters to ship their products there.
FOODEX Japan Delivers for U.S. ExportersUSDA
Japan is the fourth-largest global market for U.S. agriculture and the top Asian market for U.S. exports of consumer-oriented food products. Each year, it’s also the site of Asia’s largest annual food and beverage trade show, FOODEX, which offers U.S. exhibitors access to Japan’s $770 billion food and beverage market and to many other lucrative Asian markets as well.