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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.
May 23, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Egypt

Private exporters reported sales of 130,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to Egypt during MY 2021/2022.
USDA and USAID intend to draw down entire Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust to respond to global food insecurity
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.
The recent USDA trade mission to Dubai included site visits to local importers and agribusinesses. Among them was the world's largest camel-milking farm, which uses California-grown feed.
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,
At the first AIM for Climate ministerial meeting in Dubai, Secretary Vilsack called on AIM for Climate partners to continue on their ambitious path towards addressing global climate change and hunger challenges.
February 15, 2022
News Release

USDA Trade Mission Underway in Dubai

FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley arrived in Dubai today to launch the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first trade mission since November 2019.
From February 18-22, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission and hold events focused on the United States’ commitment to working with international partners to combat climate change.
Gary Crawford, with USDA Radio, talks with FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley about the USDA trade mission to the United Arab Emirates, which kicks off in Dubai on February 16, 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.
On February 4, 2022, the United States and European Union concluded negotiations to allow for resumption of bilateral trade in bivalve molluscan shellfish.