October 3, 2022
G20 2022: Recover Together, Recover Stronger
Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh traveled to Bali Sept. 27-29 to attend the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, making the case for joint action on food security, climate, agricultural innovation, sustainable productivity growth, and closer global integration through trade.
Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, and the United States issued a joint statement following the conclusion of the 2022 APEC Food Security Ministers Meeting hosted by Thailand.
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
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.
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...
April 23, 2021
Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate
The Agriculture Innovation Mission (AIM) for Climate will increase and accelerate global innovation research and development on agriculture and food systems in support of climate action.
April 18, 2019
United States Wins Dispute Finding China’s Administration of Grain Tariff-Rate Quotas Breaches WTO Commitments
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., April 18, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has...
February 28, 2019
United States Wins WTO Dispute Finding China Provides Excessive Government Support to its Grain Producers
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has...
Contact: Matt Swenson, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, email@example.com, (202) 395-6654 WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2016 – The Obama Administration has secured another trade enforcement victory for American farmers, ranchers, and businesses...
September 13, 2016
United States Challenges Excessive Chinese Support for Rice, Wheat and Corn
United States Challenges Excessive Chinese Support for Rice, Wheat and Corn Obama Administration Files Complaint on Behalf of American Farmers, Alleging China has Broken its WTO Commitments for Rice, Wheat, and Corn WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama...
June 10, 2016
G-20 Agriculture Ministers Focus on Innovation
Representing USDA at the G-20 Agricultural Ministerial in Xi’an, China, June 3, 2016, were: (back row, left to right): Jason Hafemeister, FAS/Washington; Chris Frederick, FAS/Beijing; Wade Sheppard, FAS/Washington; and Bruce Zanin, FAS/Beijing; and...