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Washington, DC – The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today issued a report highlighting the progress made to date in implementing the agricultural provisions in the U.S.-China Phase One...
Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today published a final rule clarifying the requirements for reporting foreign sales of beef and pork under the Export Sales Reporting...
May 17, 2019
News Release

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., May 17, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S...
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., April 17, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Tunisia and the United States have finalized U.S. export...
Contact: press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of U.S. beef and beef products into...
Since Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue traveled to Beijing in June to celebrate the reopening of the Chinese market to U.S. beef, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has been working to capitalize on new export opportunities for the U.S. beef...
Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level...
Agricultural Attaché Paul Welcher (right) had the difficult task of selecting the “Best American Burger” in Pattaya, Thailand, this spring during an FAS-sponsored competition promoting U.S. food products. It’s grilling season here in the United...
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (center) ceremonially cuts into a Nebraska prime rib in Beijing, marking the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market. Perdue is joined by Craig Uden (left), president of the National Cattlemen's Beef...
Contact: USDA Press Office, press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., May 12, 2017 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today hailed the agreement between the United States and China on several key trade issues, most notably the return of American...
Agricultural Attaché Nicolas Rubio, Agricultural Trade Office Director Chanda Berk and Consul General Ricardo Zuniga onsite in Brazil for the first arrival of U.S. fresh beef - USDA choice boneless top beef sirloin (or picanha). U.S. fresh beef...
Contact: USDA Press Office, press@oc.usda.gov Consul General Ricardo Zuniga displays U.S. beef ready for Brazilian customers representing more than a decade of work to reopen the country for U.S. producers. Washington, D.C., May 4, 2017 – Secretary...