News Releases

Joint Statement from USDA and FDA on Food Export Restrictions Pertaining to COVID-19

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2020 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D., issued the following statement

U.S.-Taiwan Equivalence Arrangement Expands Organic Export Opportunities

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2020 – The American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States today signed and exchanged letters on behalf

USDA Accepting Applications for FY 2021 Export Programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from eligible organizations for fiscal year 2021 funding for five export market development programs. FAS recently published the FY 2021

Export Sales Announcements

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China

WASHINGTON, September 10, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 195,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2020/2021 marketing year.

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China and Unknown Destinations

WASHINGTON, September 9, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:


What’s Next for Agriculture in the WTO?

Following the conclusion of the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference last month, it’s time for WTO members to reflect, reset, and reinvigorate the agriculture negotiations to tackle the real-world international trade concerns that face agriculture today.

Trade Agreements at Work in Colombia, Panama

Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney travelled to Colombia and Panama Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017 to highlight the mutual benefits of the United States’ free trade agreements with both countries.