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The updated agreement regarding beef tariffs will allow U.S. exporters to more reliably meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef.
The new three-trigger safeguard mechanism will allow U.S. exporters to meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef and reduce the probability that Japan will impose higher tariffs in the future.
Private exporters reported the following activity: 108,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China in MY 2022/2023, 128,000 MT of corn for delivery to Japan in MY 2021/2022, and 30,000 MT of soybean oil for delivery to unknown destinations in MY 2021/2022.
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.
In honor of World Teachers’ Day, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is celebrating some of our fellowship recipients who are teaching agricultural education in Ghana and helping shape the minds of tomorrow’s agricultural producers, entrepreneurs, and global leaders.
Beginning July 23, all eyes will be on Japan as it hosts the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. For me, this summer’s Olympics is the perfect blend of things that I’m passionate about – there’s cycling, there’s an international governing body...
June 30, 2021
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – 2020 Report to Congress

The quarterly trade forecast released today projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion from last fiscal year and $7 billion from USDA’s previous forecast.
March 25, 2021
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Japan

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 111,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to Japan during the 2020/2021 marketing year. The marketing year for corn began Sept. 1. USDA issues...
March 2, 2021
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Japan

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 175,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to Japan during the 2021/2022 marketing year. The marketing year for corn began Sept. 1. USDA issues...