U.S. Agricultural Trade
Agreements and Negotiation:
Agricultural trade throughout the world is changing. Keeping up with fluctuations in markets, new and amended regulations, and issues that affect trade is challenging. Technology and fewer trade restrictions have opened international markets for both buyers and sellers.
What is U.S. Agricultural Trade Policy?
The United States is pursuing trade liberalization with many developed and developing countries. Having access to growing foreign agriculture markets is essential to U.S. farmers who produce far more than domestic buyers can consume.
This page lists final agreements between the United States and individual countries.
Trade News and Data
Updates on current trade negotiations.
There are many current trends and issues involving trade. This page provides an in-depth look at a few trends that will affect the future of U.S. agricultural trade.
Economic and Trade Sanctions
Compliance with U.S. export controls and regulations is
important to U.S. National Security to protect U.S.
interests at home and abroad. Agricultural exporters must
ensure that sales of their products are conducted legally.
Compliance not only involves controlled goods and
technologies, it also involves restrictions on shipping to
certain countries, companies, organizations, and/or
individuals. It is critical that exporters adhere to any and
all export regulations, while contributing to U.S. National
FAS protects and advances U.S. agricultural interests by
keeping U.S. policy views before the international
community. These organizations are listed on this
WTO Agricultural Trade Policy Commitments
This database contains data on
implementation of commitments in agricultural policy by WTO members. The data are organized into three sections; one each for
domestic support, export subsidy, and market access data.