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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.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky led a successful trade mission to West Africa, October 28-31, where he helped U.S. exporters unlock new opportunities in the region and advocated for the Administration’s Prosper Africa initiative...
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...
July 12, 2019
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Panama

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2019—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 104,100 metric tons of corn for delivery to Panama during the 2019/2020 marketing year. The marketing year for corn began Sept. 1. USDA issues...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2019 – Colombia and Panama are among the fastest-growing markets in the Western Hemisphere for U.S. farm and food products. American exporters seeking to tap that potential will join...
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...
WASHINGTON, Jun. 22, 2018—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 131,300 metric tons of corn for delivery to Mexico. Of the total 30,000 metric tons is for delivery during the 2017...
Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney travelled to Colombia and Panama Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017 to highlight the mutual benefits of the United States’ free trade agreements with both countries. McKinney held bilateral...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today announced the addition of Sudan and South Sudan as eligible countries under the Africa Middle East Region for the Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102). For additional...