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Throughout 2021, FAS was proud to support USDA's efforts to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, to address the climate crisis, and to promote nutrition and food security.
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
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...
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 Agriculture Secretary Reports Progress at the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reported progress on a number...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 December 20, 2013 -- Yesterday, Agriculture Under Secretary Michael Scuse joined Tim Hamilton, executive director of Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast, as well as Dave Ramirez of Ohio...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today highlighted how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) resolved dozens of export issues in 2012, freeing up an estimated $4 billion in U.S. agricultural and forestry exports and...
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 -- Today, USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Isi Siddiqui and United States Department of Agriculture Acting Under Secretary Michael Scuse issued the following joint statement regarding the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC)...