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March 7, 2023
Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Under Secretary to Lead Trade Mission to Panama
USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead a delegation of 26 agribusinesses and farm organizations to Panama City, Panama, from March 19 to 23.
March 2, 2018
CAFTA-DR: A Trade Partnership that Works
By Jason Hafemeister, Trade Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney is leading a USDA trade mission to Central America this week, making it a good time to review where we stand...
December 6, 2017
Trade Agreements at Work in Colombia, Panama
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...
Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today announced an agreement reached with the...
By Jonathan Cordone, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Within a two-month span in the spring of 2012, the United States entered into two free trade agreements (FTAs) of great importance to American agriculture – one...
December 20, 2013
Growing Markets Around the World for America's Agricultural Productivity
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...
September 10, 2013
Online Tool Helps Ag Exporters Track Trade Agreements
By Jason Carver, Senior Economist, FAS Global Policy Analysis Division The United States has free trade agreements with 20 countries around the world that expand export opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural producers. To help exporters obtain...
Contact: Ron Lord, (202) 720-6939, email@example.com WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced an additional action to manage the domestic sugar surplus while operating the sugar program at the least cost...
February 1, 2013
USDA Preserves $4 Billion in Agricultural Exports in 2012 by Knocking Down Barriers to Trade
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...
November 1, 2012
U.S. Agriculture to Benefit from Panama Trade Agreement
The U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (Panama TPA) entered into force Oct. 31, expanding market access for U.S. agricultural exporters in one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America. The Panama TPA is the last in a trio of trade...
October 22, 2012
Statement of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement
CONTACT: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, October 22, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today made the following statement on the U.S. - Panama Trade Promotion Agreement: "The U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement...
May 15, 2012
Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
CONTACT: USDA Office of Communications (202)720-4623 WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012–Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the following statement about the U.S-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement, or Colombia TPA, which enters into force today. "Beginning...