International Agricultural Trade Report

Banner Year for U.S. Beef Exports in 2021

As countries roll back COVID-19 restrictions, foreign market demand for beef is becoming a bright spot for U.S. producers.
In the first quarter of 2021, U.S. soybean exports reached the second-highest value ever at $7.7 billion, nearly double the same period last year.
International Agricultural Trade Report

EU-MERCOSUR Trade Agreement: A Preliminary Analysis

On June 28, 2019, the European Union became the first major partner to strike a trade agreement with the Southern Common Market (or MERCOSUR) countries of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
International Agricultural Trade Report

A Review of U.S. Tariff Rate Quotas for Beef Imports

The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Free Trade Agreements Boost U.S. Farm Exports to South America

U.S. agricultural exports to South America nearly doubled in the past four years, reaching a record of more than $8 billion in calendar year 2014.
International Agricultural Trade Report

South-South Agricultural Trade on the Rise

In the past decade, one of the most apparent trends agricultural trade patterns has been the growth in agricultural trade between developing countries or so-called “South-South trade.”