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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.
November 16, 2021
Stakeholder Notice

Vietnam Lowers Tariffs on Corn, Wheat, Pork

The government of Vietnam has published a decree revising its most-favored nation tariff rates for corn, wheat and frozen pork.
CONTACT: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2019 – When Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney leads a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Vietnam Oct. 15-18, he’ll be accompanied by...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will sponsor seven trade missions in 2019 to expand export opportunities for U.S. agriculture across the globe, Under Secretary for...
August 3, 2018
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Vietnam

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2018-Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Optional origin sales of 130,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to Vietnam during the 2018/2019 marketing year. An optional origin...
USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney talked to reporters July 18 about the trade mission he led to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. McKinney said there is a market for U.S. food and ag products in Indonesia, but...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead a trade mission July 16-19, joined by U.S. business and state...
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...
November 13, 2017
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for the Philippines

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 135,000 metric tons of soybean cake and meal for delivery to the Philippines during the 2017/2018 marketing year. The marketing year for...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2017—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 132,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2017/2018 marketing year; and Export sales of 105,500...
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...