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June 21, 2022
News Release

USDA Trade Mission Underway in London

Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh is leading a USDA trade mission to the United Kingdom, joined by representatives from U.S. agribusinesses, farm organizations and state departments of agriculture who are interested in exploring export opportunities in this important market.
Representatives from 37 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations will join USDA Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh for an agribusiness trade mission to London, United Kingdom, June 22-24.
The updated agreement regarding beef tariffs will allow U.S. exporters to more reliably meet Japan’s growing demand for high-quality beef.
The United States is, for the second time, requesting dispute settlement consultations with Canada under the USMCA to address dairy restrictions by Canada that are contrary to its USMCA commitments.
USDA will host a trade mission to the United Kingdom June 22-24. Exporters interested in participating must apply by April 8.
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.
As part of USDA's commitment to expanding and diversifying global market opportunities for U.S. agriculture, the Department will sponsor four additional international trade missions in 2022,
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.
The American agricultural industry posted its highest annual export levels ever recorded in 2021, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today.
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.
Secretary Vilsack calls the ruling by a USMCA dispute settlement panel " a big step for the U.S. dairy sector towards realizing the full benefits of the USMCA and securing real access to the Canadian market."