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USDA)is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for an agricultural trade mission to Manila, Philippines, July 18-21, 2022.
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,
Private exporters reported the following activity: 193K MT of hard red spring wheat for delivery to Philippines during MY 2022/23, 132K MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/23, 126K MT of soybeans to unknown destinations during MY 2021/22.
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.
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.
FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley says USDA uses their trade missions to link exporters with customers around the world. USDA Radio’s Rod Bain has the story.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in-person trade missions will resume early next year. The first trade mission is to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), February 16-21, 2022.