FAS’s recent trade mission to Central America’s Northern Triangle is poised to rank as one of the most successful in history, yielding $30 million in projected 12-month export sales for a host of U.S. farm and food products ranging from seafood to...
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...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead a trade mission to Guatemala Feb. 26-March 2, accompanied by a...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announces availability of the following credit guarantees for sales of U.S. agricultural commodities under the Commodity Credit Corporation's Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM...
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...
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today amends availability of the following credit guarantees for sales of U.S. agricultural commodities under the Commodity Credit Corporation's Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102)...
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today amends availability of the following credit guarantees for sales of U.S. agricultural commodities under the Commodity Credit Corporation's Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102)...
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...