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The American agricultural industry posted its highest annual export levels ever recorded in 2021, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
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...
Secretary Perdue: China Phase I Deal is a Bonanza for American Agriculture
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: 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...
Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 – The government of Japan has announced that rising imports of frozen beef in the first quarter of the Japanese fiscal year (April-June) have triggered a...
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...
U.S., China Finalize Details to Send U.S. Beef to China
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...
September 22, 2016
News Release

China Moves to Reopen Market to U.S. Beef

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today issued the following statement: "I welcome the announcement from China's Ministry of Agriculture that it has lifted its ban on U.S. beef following a recently concluded review of the...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 MEXICO CITY, May 19, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today highlighted recent progress on a number of trade issues with Mexico following a panel discussion with Mexico's Secretary of...